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A television journalist collects and analyses facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and writes stories for television news or current affairs programs. In Australia a television journalist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Television Journalist Alternative Titles
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The job of a television journalist in Australia is to research and compile news stories, write and edit news reports, commentaries and feature stories for presentation in print and electronic media, and compose written material to advertise goods and services.
Most occupations in the television journalist unit group (Group 2124) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Television Journalist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same television journalist group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Television Journalist in Australia is $ 85,780 for male employees and $ 67,711 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 43.9 Females: 35.9 Persons: 39.3
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2124) Journalists and other writers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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