Rhetoric: A Career As A Career

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A critic is a person who broadcast and write reviews on books, movies, music, restaurants, and more. To become a music critic you need to have graduated high school and completed a two-year college and four-year college. Their duties depend on what they are review, however they have many experiences watching movies or plays, reading books, dining, and attending art or fashion shows. Also, they have to be able to analyze elements in any level of work, express their opinions very clearly and interview people in their areas. Some things that would let an amateur critic rise in the industry is great writing skills, being passionate and being opinionated. A portfolio is helpful, too. The portfolio should consist of a list of formal and informal education/training, past work performance, people and communication skills along with technical skills and your commitment to meet professional standards. This should take at least ten hours to gather the information,…show more content…
An aspiring critic would start out as a Level One Probationary Reporter. Their salaries range from $20,000 to $30,000 annually. They are required to have a journalism degree. Some of their responsibilities are to interview people face to face or by phone, researching, editing, writing small assignment stories, and running errands. A Level Two Reporter earns anywhere from $25,000 to $50,000 a year. The only requirement is have experience as a probationary reporter. Interviews, researching, and writing bigger news stories are their duties. Finally, a Level Three Critic makes $40,000 to $80,000 per year. To become a critic one will need several years as a reporter, a track record of being a reliable writer, and some knowledge about the areas of interest. There will not be as much interviewing for this level, but there will be researching, traveling, and writing reviews or opinion
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