How much does a News Reporter make?

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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$46,203 /yr
Average Base Pay

731 salaries

$27K

Low

$46K

Average

$80K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for News Reporter is $46,203 per year in United States. Filter by location to see News Reporter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 731 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by News Reporter employees.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.2

Sinclair Broadcast Group

News Reporter

$39,825

 /yr
Range: $27K - $57K
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$27K

$57K

$26,674 - $57,475 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.8

Nexstar Media Group

News Reporter

$44,550

 /yr
Range: $28K - $55K

$28K

$55K

$28,341 - $55,000 Range

Gannett
3

Gannett

News Reporter

$34,389

 /yr
Range: $27K - $59K

$27K

$59K

$27,052 - $58,902 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

News Reporter

$106,904

 /yr
Range: $65K - $157K

$65K

$157K

$64,787 - $156,781 Range

The Joong-Ang Daily News California

News Reporter - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $55K

$16

$55K

$16 - $55,293 Range

NBCUniversal
4

NBCUniversal

News Reporter

$54,666

 /yr
Range: $53K - $161K

$53K

$161K

$52,612 - $160,643 Range

Lee Enterprises
2.3

Lee Enterprises

News Reporter

$33,369

 /yr
Range: $25K - $35K

$25K

$35K

$25,200 - $35,412 Range

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Hearst
3.7

Hearst

News Reporter

$45,170

 /yr
Range: $24K - $75K

$24K

$75K

$24,317 - $75,067 Range

iHeartMedia
3.3

iHeartMedia

News Reporter

$38,923

 /yr
Range: $32K - $52K

$32K

$52K

$31,605 - $52,149 Range

CBS Radio

CBS Radio

News Reporter

$54,560

 /yr
Range: $49K - $83K

$49K

$83K

$48,965 - $83,040 Range

CHOSUN DAILY NEWS
4

CHOSUN DAILY NEWS

News Reporter

$39,206

 /yr
Range: $37K - $40K

$37K

$40K

$37,489 - $39,512 Range

Tribune Media
3.5

Tribune Media

News Reporter

$49,623

 /yr
Range: $35K - $64K

$35K

$64K

$35,472 - $64,388 Range

TEGNA
3.6

TEGNA

News Reporter

$68,474

 /yr
Range: $41K - $94K

$41K

$94K

$40,761 - $94,460 Range

The E.W. Scripps Company
3.8

The E.W. Scripps Company

News Reporter

$55,997

 /yr
Range: $42K - $257K

$42K

$257K

$42,157 - $256,783 Range

BH Media Group
2.5

BH Media Group

News Reporter

$42,732

 /yr
Range: $27K - $46K

$27K

$46K

$27,215 - $45,538 Range

Gray Television
3.6

Gray Television

News Reporter

$36,349

 /yr
Range: $22K - $72K

$22K

$72K

$22,137 - $72,357 Range

sing tao newspapers
3

sing tao newspapers

News Reporter

$41,260

 /yr
Range: $27K - $44K

$27K

$44K

$27,409 - $43,709 Range

Thomson Reuters
4

Thomson Reuters

News Reporter

$128,514

 /yr
Range: $52K - $173K

$52K

$173K

$52,240 - $173,336 Range

GateHouse Media
2.1

GateHouse Media

News Reporter - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $26

$12

$26

$12 - $26 Range

Cox Media Group
3.6

Cox Media Group

News Reporter

$60,637

 /yr
Range: $39K - $108K

$39K

$108K

$38,768 - $108,480 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a News Reporter salaries

The national average salary for a News Reporter is $46,203 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a News Reporter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 731 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a News Reporter employees.

The highest salary for a News Reporter in United States is $80,104 per year.

The lowest salary for a News Reporter in United States is $26,649 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent news reporter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$80,000
per year
A Journalist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Self-Employed
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$42,838
per year
A Data Journalist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $42,838 per year
Job Highlights
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$84,000
per year
A SQL Report Writer in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $84,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Journalist in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
A Radio On-Air Personality in the Holland, MI Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Holland, MI Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$12
hourly
A Journalist/Reporter in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$73,000
per year
An Investigative Reporter in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $73,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Sports Reporter in the Toledo, OH Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toledo, OH Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$42,000
per year
A Journalist/Reporter in the Columbus, GA Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbus, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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