Summary Journalist near Vancouver (BC)

Find key facts and figures about working as a journalist. The following information is applicable to all Journalists (NOC 5123).


Journalists research, investigate, interpret and communicate news and public affairs through newspapers, television, radio and other media. They are employed by radio and television networks and stations, newspapers and magazines. Journalists may also work on a freelance basis.


  • Collect information through interview, investigation and observation
  • Receive, analyze and verify copy for accuracy
  • Arrange for and conduct interviews as part of research, for publication or for broadcast
  • Write editorials and commentaries on topics of current interest to stimulate public interest and express the views of a publication or broadcasting station
  • Write critical reviews of literary, musical and other artistic works based on knowledge, judgement and experience


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The job outlook is fair in Lower Mainland–Southwest Region

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University education usually required

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