A News Journalist investigates, analyses and reports updates on any current affairs, local, or international events. Journalism is in the form of newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, or the internet.
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Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.
Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication
BA Hons. (English/Mass Communication)
Masters in Journalism
What you need to get started
Relevant work experience, accompanied by a professional cutting file (samples of published writing).
Writing articles and reviewing for publications from the local, free, national or specialized areas.
Getting involved in student newspapers and trying to build a network of sources can prove to be useful.
A keen interest in news, current affairs, business and people
Accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation