Reporters are one type of journalist. They create reports as a profession for broadcast or publication in mass media such as newspapers, television, radio, magazines, documentary film, and the Internet. Reporters find sources for their work, their reports can be either spoken or written, and they are often expected to report in the most objective and unbiasedway to serve the public good. A columnist is a journalist who writes pieces that appear regularly in newspapers or magazines.
Journalists put the information in their own words, making it creative in their own way so it will catch the reader's or viewer's attention.