Some of the skills we found on Video Journalist resumes included "News Stories," "Video Production," and "Current Events." We have detailed the most important Video Journalist responsibilities below.
Before becoming a Video Journalist, 83.8% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 5.7% Video Journalists went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most Video Journalists have a college degree. But about one out of every nine Video Journalists didn't attend college at all.
The Video Journalists who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied Communication and Journalism, while a small population of Video Journalists studied Photography and Digital Media.
When you're ready to become a Video Journalist, you might wonder which companies hire Video Journalists. According to our research through Video Journalist resumes, Video Journalists are mostly hired by Spectrum, Dow Jones, and NBCUniversal. Now is a good time to apply as Spectrum has 29 Video Journalists job openings, and there are 10 at Dow Jones and 2 at NBCUniversal.
If you're interested in companies where Video Journalists make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Conde Nast, The Walt Disney Company, and Thomson Reuters. We found that at Conde Nast, the average Video Journalist salary is $99,660. Whereas at The Walt Disney Company, Video Journalists earn roughly $87,515. And at Thomson Reuters, they make an average salary of $83,077.