Newspaper reporters officially have the worst jobs

The profession was ranked No. 200 out of 200 on CareerCast’s annual list of careers, ranked by pay, stress and other factors. Give them a break, PR pros.

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PR pros: You may think you’ve got it rough having to pitch reporters to cover your companies and clients, but the guy or gal at the other end of that pitch has it worse—much worse.

The annual list of the Worst Jobs has ranked newspaper journalist as the absolute worst job a person can have.

According to the site, “Readership has steadily moved from print publications, whether they be newspapers or magazines, in favor of online outlets. The resulting decline in advertising revenue has left newspapers — and thus, newspaper reporters — feeling the pinch.”

Newspaper reporter was ranked 200th out of the 200 jobs that were ranked based on work environment, stress, income and hiring outlook.

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