Employees in broadcast TV newsrooms
Total number of newsroom employees in the broadcast TV sector
YearTotal
200429,630
200528,550
200628,360
200727,600
200828,390
200928,040
201028,640
201128,050
201227,830
201325,650
201426,300
201528,430
201628,190
201728,900
201828,670
201930,120
202029,700

Note: The OEWS survey is designed to produce estimates by combining data collected over a three-year period. Newsroom employees include news analysts, reporters and journalists; editors; photographers; and television, video, and film camera operators and editors. Data includes both national and local TV broadcasters.

Source: Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics data.

PEW RESEARCH CENTER