Although I am pretty new in the Mass Media field, I believe the career I want to work towards is Film and Video Operations and Editors. According to Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for this career is only up suspected to go up 4% from 2010-2020. Although the outlook for this specific career is down from the average growth, it doesn’t change the fact that I would like to go into this profession. Film and Video Operators and Editors basically film and edit material to fit a specific audience. Different tasks include managing equipment, filming, and editing scenes.
The Beat discuses about the number of video editors and how it has changed more to freelance film and editors. It also gives some great tips on how to stay up to date in the Film and Video field. Another article that talks about the top fields to go into with mass media is from PubArticles and the top mentioned are Camera operator and video editor.