Year Newsroom employees
2004 4,290
2005 4,000
2006 4,320
2007 4,140
2008 4,570
2009 4,330
2010 4,100
2011 3,540
2012 3,610
2013 3,700
2014 3,820
2015 3,380
2016 3,190
2017 3,320
2018 3,370
2019 3,530
2020 3,360

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