Digital Journalist

What Does A Digital Journalist Do?

A digital journalist interviews people and shoots and edits these videos.

How Do I Become A Digital Journalist?

A four-year bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field may be required to obtain this position.

What is the Average Salary For A Digital Journalist?

High – 70,000
Median – 39,000
Low – 24,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Digital Journalist?

  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Psychology
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Video editing

What Is The Work Environment For A Digital Journalist?

A digital journalist will likely work for a TV station or an online news source. It may require a lot of local travel, including being outside in bad weather conditions at times.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Digital Journalist?

Because of the limited number of these positions, there will likely be a lot of competition for these jobs.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada
  • Payscale