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Your profession: Journalist (m/f)

Professional activities

Journalists procure and evaluate information, which they then use as a basis for preparing written articles or oral contributions for radio, television or for the print and online media. They also conduct interviews, process reports and news, present programmes or report live on radio and television.

Fields of work

Journalists mainly work

  • for correspondence and news Offices
  • for newspaper and magazine publishers
  • for television and radio broadcasters and in the online field
  • for PR and multimedia agencies
  • public institutes and companies which carry out their own public relations work
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).