News Correspondent Salary in United States

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Average Salary for News Correspondent in United States

The average salary of a(n) News Correspondent in United States is $53,570.

The average hourly rate of a(n) News Correspondent in United States is $25.75.

The average bonus of a(n) News Correspondent in United States is $1,227.00.

Job Description:

Assembles and assesses information about newsworthy events to write news stories for publication or broadcast. Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story idea. Compiles and verifies factual information regarding story through interview, observation, and research. Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. May monitor police and fire department radio communications to obtain story leads. May take photographs or shoot video to illustrate stories. May edit, or assist in editing, videos for broadcast. May appear on television program when conducting taped or filmed interviews or narration. May give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit. May transmit information to news writer for story writing. May specialize in one type of reporting, such as sports, fires, accidents, political affairs, court trials, or police activities. May be assigned to outlying areas or foreign countries. Less

Assembles and assesses information about newsworthy events to write news stories for publication or broadcast. Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story idea. Compiles and verifies factual information regarding story through interview, observation, and research.... More

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