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Broadcast News Analysts - 27-3021.00

O*NET-SOC Description

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

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Anchor
  • Broadcast Meteorologist
  • Content Director
  • News Anchor
  • News Director
  • Radio News Anchor
  • Radio Talk Show Host
  • Sports Director
  • Television News Anchor (TV News Anchor)
  • Weekend Anchor

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Analyze and interpret news and information received from various sources to broadcast the information.
  • Coordinate and serve as an anchor on news broadcast programs.
  • Edit news material to ensure that it fits within available time or space.
  • Examine news items of local, national, and international significance to determine topics to address, or obtain assignments from editorial staff members.
  • 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.
  • Select material most pertinent to presentation, and organize this material into appropriate formats.
  • Write commentaries, columns, or scripts, using computers.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze information obtained from news sources.
  • Coordinate reporting or editing activities.
  • Determine presentation subjects or content.
  • Edit written materials.
  • Gather information for news stories.
  • Report news to the public.
  • Write informational material.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Broadcast Journalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Journalist Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Journalist Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Journalist Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Journalist Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Operations Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Broadcast Reporter (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Broadcaster (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Broadcaster (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Mass Communications Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Photojournalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Photojournalist Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Photojournalist Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Photojournalist Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Photojournalist Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs Broadcast Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs Mass Communication Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Public Affairs Specialist (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • RL - Special Duty Officer (Public Affairs) (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Columnist/Commentator
  • Newscaster