Anchormen, or news anchors, are the people who convey news stories to the audiences via television. They commonly work out of a news studio or do on-site live reports depending on the news story. A news anchor help take the news and deliver it to the public. Some anchors gather material and compile their own stories. They also help rearrange stories in order to fit within time confinements. Knowledge about currently events is key for an anchorman in order to engage the correspondents during a story as well. Great verbal skills and being comfortable in front of the camera is a must for news anchors. They also need a flexible schedule due to the uncommon hours that may be required. The employment for anchors is expected to increase by 10% by 2020, allowing great growth for those interested in this field.
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