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.
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.
There may be opportunities to work abroad. Geographical mobility is important, especially at the beginning of a journalism career.
Demand for experienced freelancers is high.
There are opportunities to work with national, regional and local newspapers.
Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, United States, Australia, United Kingdom and India
Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication
BA Hons. (English/Mass Communication)
Masters in Journalism
A keen interest in news, current affairs, business and people
Accurate spelling, grammar and punctuation
Considering this field, the best place to get started is to find the perfect mentor to guide you.