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Broadcast News Analysts
(SOC Code : 27-3021)
in San Diego County

Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.



San Diego County is the same as San Diego-Carlsbad MSA.
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Number of Employers in San Diego County
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Employment for Occupation in State of California
Radio and Television Broadcasting 8779.1%

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Program Title
Broadcast Journalism
Journalism
Radio and Television

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Analyze and interpret news and information received from various sources to broadcast the information.
Write commentaries, columns, or scripts, using computers.
Examine news items of local, national, and international significance to determine topics to address, or obtain assignments from editorial staff members.
Coordinate and serve as an anchor on news broadcast programs.
Edit news material to ensure that it fits within available time or space.
Select material most pertinent to presentation, and organize this material into appropriate formats.
Gather information and develop perspectives about news subjects through research, interviews, observation, and experience.
Present news stories, and introduce in-depth videotaped segments or live transmissions from on-the-scene reporters.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Artistic - Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

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