Dating a news reporter
The lovelorn male is attracted to that rare breed of glamorous women who hold down high-profile news anchor jobs in television - in short, women whose IQ is at least as high as their heels."Although earning power may be important when choosing a mate, job satisfaction, authority, intelligence and concern with the human condition all rate highly with men and women when it comes to sex appeal among successful professionals."The fact that female news presenters such as Natasha Kaplinsky say they get up at 3.15am for work at 6am, and go to sleep at 9pm, does not appear to have struck men as a major drawback.
Single women serious about forming a relationship are looking for surgeons whose life-saving skills and authority are matched by their earning power.
The dating and careers survey has been conducted by Mary Balfour, the managing director of Drawing Down the Moon, one of the country's oldest personal-introduction agencies with 1,500 vetted members, and Only Lunch, which has about 750 members.
Neither London-based agency is for the financially faint-hearted.
Male journalists are quick thinkers, while IT professionals sometimes have "amazing lifestyles".Of course, dating within your industry isn’t specific to journalism.The workplace remains one of the most common places for couples to meet.An analysis of 23,000 "matches" by two dating agencies says men believe that female journalists have the perfect potential because they are "quick thinking and intelligent" and care about the human condition.However, it's not just a meeting of minds they are after.