Ten Super-Stressful Jobs
Journalists and reporters
Perhaps the major sources of stress for many who work in these jobs are the constant unpredictable demands of the job and relative lack of control the reporter has over what to write about. The hours can be long and stretch into the weekends. Deadlines are always looming. There is pressure to get it right the first time, with little room for error.
More recently, newer stresses have been added. The print media is in decline, with more papers and magazines folding. Jobs are harder to come by, and if you have a job, you are probably doing your job plus the work of one or two others.