Once a heralded and celebrated occupation, especially in old movies your parents and grand-parents still watch..
The EXTRA EXTRA news of the day: Newspaper reporting is the worst of the worst..
No prospects.. bad employment.. low wages. Count it as one of the lowest rated jobs in the nation (perhaps the only thing worse would be those who deliver the fishwrapper to doorsteps every morning?)
I have a feeling that the article won’t appear on tomorrow morning’s front pages, but it’s being shared online.. and most likely being lamented on bar stools across the once typewritten and delivered in black and white fruited plain.
CareerCast just published its Worst Jobs of 2016 list.
It cited fewer job prospects because of publications going out of business and declining ad revenue providing less money for decent salaries.
The survey put the annual median salary of a print reporter at $37,200.
It is the third year in a row that a newpaper reporter ranked as the worst job. Being a broadcaster didn’t fare much better. It came in third worst on the list.
“The news business has changed drastically over the years, and not in a good way,” says former Broadcaster Ann Baldwin, president of Baldwin Media PR in New Britain, Connecticut. “When people ask me if I miss it, I tell them ‘I feel as if I jumped off of a sinking ship.’”
The best job of the year: data scientists…