A journalist is a person who works and earns a living by to collecting, writing or distributing news or other current information, which can either be general or specific issues. However, most journalists have to specialize and they often have to cooperate with other journalists in order to produce journals that span particular topics. They cover various issues like sports, politics, financial issues and more. Journalists are known to be hard working and bring out the truth before people. They bring the current information to be distributed among those who are curious about the occurring chain of events in different media, including television, radio, newspaper, etc. Journalists can either be freelance or paid depending on the organization. They can be news anchors or field reporters and they make a great name in the information industry while earnings huge money. On the contrary to what some people may think, it is not just actors or athletes who have the ability to demand large paychecks. The richest journalists around the world can also require a hefty salary. The faces of the news anchors become more familiar and people begin to recognize them easily. They depend on them to provide straight news as they find comfort in seeing the same face every day. These journalists also become the face of the network they represent and the key to help bring in more viewers. The world’s richest journalists include those who can maintain a large viewership. They are attractive to networks because they are important in bringing in more money from advertisers and sponsors. Therefore, they are offered attractive contracts to get high demand news anchors to sign in or maintain those high caliber journalists on board. Here is a list of journalists who have signed huge deals and now earns large paychecks.