We surveyed 243 news anchors to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

News anchors are artistic and enterprising

News anchors tend to be predominantly artistic individuals, meaning that they are creative and original and work well in a setting that allows for self-expression. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a news anchor. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average news anchor break down: