Journalist and Other Writer ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/journalists-and-other-writers?occupationCode=2124

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Journalists and Other Writers 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.

 

Requisite Education:

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, 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.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • determining advertising approach by consulting clients and management, and studying products to establish principal selling features
  • writing advertisements for press, radio, television, cinema screens, billboards, catalogues and shop displays
  • making decisions about the specific content of publications in conjunction with other senior editors and in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines
  • reviewing copy for publication to ensure conformity with accepted rules of grammar, style and format, coherence of story, and accuracy, legality and probity of content
  • collecting and analysing facts about newsworthy events from interviews, printed matter, investigations and observations
  • writing news reports, commentaries, articles and feature stories for newspapers, magazines, journals, television and radio on topics of public interest
  • researching and writing technical, information-based material and documentation for manuals, text books, handbooks and multimedia products
  • critically discussing daily news topics in the editorial columns of newspapers and reviewing books, films and plays

 

212411 Copywriter ANZSCO

Designs and composes written material to advertise products and services.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

 

212412 Newspaper or Periodical Editor ANZSCO

Plans and directs editing of a publication, such as a newspaper, magazine or journal, in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines and accepted rules of grammar, style and format prior to printing and distribution.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Associate Editor

Specialisations:

  • Features Editor
  • News Editor
  • Pictures Editor
  • Subeditor
  • Website/Blog Editor

 

212413 Print Journalist ANZSCO

Collects and analyses facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and writes stories for newspapers, magazines or journals.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

  • Columnist
  • Feature Writer
  • Leader Writer
  • Newspaper Reporter

 

212414 Radio Journalist ANZSCO

Collects and analyses facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and writes stories for radio news or current affairs programs.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Radio Reporter

 

212415 Technical Writer ANZSCO

Researches and writes technical information-based material and documentation for articles, manuals, text books, handbooks, or multimedia products, usually for education or corporate purposes.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

 

212416 Technical Writer ANZSCO

Collects and analyses facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation and observation and writes stories for television news or current affairs programs.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Television Reporter

 

212499 Journalists and Other Writers nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Journalists and Other Writers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Occupations in this group include:

  • Blogger
  • Critic
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Photo Journalist
  • Vlogger

 


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