Journalist (JO) Rating Badge / Insignia
Sticker Size: 4.000” x 3.416”
Journalist (JO) The duties performed by JOs included gathering facts and writing articles for publication in civilian and Navy communities, as well as preparing stories for hometown news outlets. The position involved writing feature articles on naval personnel and activities, and writing, editing and proofreading news for radio and TV outlets. JOs prepared layouts for base papers and magazines, managed radio and television stations, managed ship or station newspapers, wrote and produced radio and television programs, set up and conducted tape-recorded interviews, edited video and audio tape for TV and radio broadcasts, wrote spot announcements for radio and TV, took news photographs, coordinated special events, advised and trained apprentices in the JO rating, and performed many of the functions of a public affairs officer, maintaining public affairs and research files.
The example below is of a white sticker.
The example below is of a black sticker.