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The future looks bleak for traditional journalists.

The desire for digital information ready at a moment’s notice has played a role in the looming demise of the profession.

Newspaper reporter landed third to last on CareerCast‘s “The 2018 Jobs Rated Report.” It ranked ahead of only logger (No. 219) and taxi driver (No. 220).

The study looks at four criteria when coming up with its overall ranking for jobs on the list: environment, income, outlook and stress.

Based on these criteria, newspaper reporter rated “very poor” in the “project growth” category, “very high” in relation to “stress” and “very poor” regarding “work environment.” At least the money is lousy: It has a low median salary of $38,840.

Those factors landed the once-exalted profession seven rungs below pest control worker.

Broadcaster also ranks low on the list, at No. 213. That’s the eighth-worst job, according to the report.

Here are the 10 worst jobs:

220. Taxi driver

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