Reporters and Correspondents (27-3022)

Occupation description:  Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television. Excludes Broadcast News Analysts (27-3021).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 13693 -31.64 88
United States 44,70040,200 -10.01,300 2,8003,650

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


Wage data is not available.

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
16235 21.630.5 23.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation48
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation11
UI claimants previously working in occupation9
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 88
Number of job position postings 9
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.8

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Journalism & Public Communication BA

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Communication BA
Journalism BA

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Communication BLA