How much does a Political Journalist make in the United States? The average Political Journalist salary in the United States is $35,305 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $28,977 and $45,520. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Political Journalist

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MessageGears - Richmond , VA
Starting with our small team of visionary idealists, nerds, and aspiring political journalists, we just wrote the best unbiased online articles we could, especially about ballot measures. Readers ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
MessageGears - Richmond , VA
Starting with our small team of visionary idealists, nerds, and aspiring political journalists, we just wrote the best unbiased online articles we could, especially about ballot measures. Readers ...
LinkedIn - 18 days ago
Middle East Broadcasting Networks - Springfield , VA
... and journalism. * Demonstrate strong editorial judgment regarding production values and content of acquired programming. * Keen awareness of regional geo-political, cultural and religious ...
LinkedIn - 18 days ago
Young America's Foundation - Reston , VA
Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in a field related to journalism, political science, communications, marketing, and public relations. * Interest in developing conservative content directed ...
LinkedIn - 18 days ago
Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. - Springfield , VA
The Segment Producer is responsible for conceiving and producing, compelling political ... At least a Bachelor's degree in journalism or broadcast journalism preferred * A minmum of 3 years ...
Get Star Jobs - 73 days ago
Nexstar Broadcasting - Richmond , VA
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality ... political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions * Checks reference materials such as ...
Upward.net - 61 days ago

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