Journalist Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Media, Digital & Creative

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Journalist Skills List in Media, Digital & Creative

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Journalist role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Journalist job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 35% of Journalist job descriptions contained journalism as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

journalism
35%
media
25%
research
25%
online content
25%
editorial
20%
social media
20%
reporting
20%
intellectual property
20%
infrastructure
20%
digital media
15%
project work
10%
digital channels
10%
project management
10%
press
10%
media relations
10%
online news
10%
man management
10%
senior management
10%
web content
10%
writing skills
10%
current affairs
10%
media trends
10%
video editing
10%
video production
10%
content strategy
10%
digital magazines
5%
magazines
5%
publishing
5%
pr assistant
5%
sports
5%
economics
5%
financial services
5%
case studies
5%
copywriting
5%
engaging content
5%
marketing
5%
business intelligence
5%
igaming
5%
intelligence
5%
news
5%
public relations executive
5%
sports betting
5%
writing
5%
b2b
5%
content management
5%
technology
5%
account executive
5%
pr account executive
5%
content writing
5%
pr executive
5%

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