News Journalism

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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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JOSIE LANE

Current position

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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Educational Qualifications

  • 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.

Soft Skills


  • Communication

  • Eloquent

  • Well-Read

  • Research

  • Articulate

  • Problem Solving

  • Grasping Power

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Objective

  • Ethical

Technical Skills

  • A keen interest in news, current affairs, business and people

  • Accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation