Newspaper reporter makes “most endangered” jobs list
A website called CareerCast is getting a lot of press for its newly published list, Most Endangered Jobs of 2014.
One reason is that newspaper reporters made the cut. According to the site, the hiring outlook for ink-stained wretches will drop 13 percent by 2022. Stating the obvious, CareerCast says:
Declining subscription and dwindling advertising sales have negatively impacted the hiring power of some newspapers, while others have ceased operations altogether.
Online outlets continue to replace traditional newspapers, and the long-term outlook for newspaper reporters reflects the change.
Newspaper reporter is just one of the jobs linked to paper that made the top 10 list. The other "most endangered" jobs are mail carrier, farmer, meter reader, travel agent, lumberjack, flight attendant, drill-press operator, printing worker, and tax examiner and collector.