Students Create Career Profile Journalist Food badges: Education and Advocacy Holland Code: Create Journalism is the first rough draft of history. Phillip L. Graham In A Nutshell I collect agricultural news through investigation and observation, and by interviewing people. I shape information in a way that is interesting and informative to the public. I proofread my work extremely carefully to make sure the information is true and has no spelling or grammar mistakes. Swipe Potential Salary Range $16.00 - 45.00 Hourly Which provinces would this job be in? AB Alberta BC British Columbia MB Manitoba NB New Brunswick NL Newfoundland & Labrador NS Nova Scotia ON Ontario PEI Prince Edward Island QC Quebec SK Saskwatchewan I start by finding stories and then going to the source to get interviews and information. It’s exciting and new every time I work in the field, but sitting down in the office to write is when the creativity really flows. Workplace Indoor / Outdoor Job Requirements & Duties Write articles that talk about current trends in agriculture Research data and sources for stories Proofread articles to make sure they're accurate and mistake-free Photograph events or people to help tell the story Help design how the article will be laid out in the newspaper or publication Write eye-catching headlines and caption photos Education & Training A university degree or college diploma in Journalism is usually required. 100all Job Outlook Experts predict that the job outlook for Journalists is fair. This means that there will probably be about the same number of job openings as there are people to fill them. Related School Subjects English Language Arts Career Education What words come to mind when thinking about this career? Reporting Stories Journalism Writing Important Skills Creativity & Innovation It’s my job to find interesting and creative ways to present stories to the world, and to try to make news interesting to as many people as possible. Active Listening People open up most when they know they’re being heard. When I interview someone, I try to make them feel like they have my full attention. Detail-Oriented It’s very important that the information I’m sharing with the world is true, so I do a lot of research to make sure my work is honest and accurate. Written Communications I write a LOT in my job. To be a good reporter, you have to really love writing and editing because that passion shows up in your work. Swipe The Best Things About This Job Are… Rewarding Creative Work Work Changes Daily Opportunity to Travel Similar Careers Public Relations Consultant Policy Analyst Helpful Links Investigative Journalism: A Global Impact How to become a Journalist Ontario Colleges- Journalism YouTube - What is journalism? Career Glossary Investigation Proofread Publication References Agriculture Journalist. (No Date). Canadian Association of Journalists Journalist in Canada. (2020). Disclaimer All career information has been gathered from a variety of sources and compiled to provide a general idea as to what each career could entail. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is committed to doing our best to ensure the information is current and reliable. However, we will not be liable for the accuracy of the information. Please contact us if you notice errors or would like to provide feedback.