Stephania Jimenez, KSAT Nighbeat Anchor in San Antonio, TX answers students questions about journalism and what it’s like to be a reporter.
Are you curious to go behind-the-camera with Stephania Jimenez, KSAT Nightbeat anchor to learn about her journey as a TV Anchor?
How people become a TV News Anchor. What does it mean to be a journalist? What is the job of a TV Anchor? What should I do if I want to be a journalist? Is your job difficult?
Stephania shares her journey of why she chose to become a journalist, the important skills needed to do the job and how at a young age she was inspired by her mother and grandmother to stay informed.
She encourages students to read, listen and never stop learning. And she helps the kids understand why it’s important to always treat people well so they will share their story.
To become a TV News Anchor, a four year journalism, writing, or communications degree is important. In high school or college college, work on the school paper or magazine – it’s a great way to get media experience. And look for internships at local TV stations.
Research shows 41% of Americans like getting their local news on television, and 37% prefer getting it online—a roughly even split. 13% prefer a printed newspaper and 8% choose radio.
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