Online Journalism

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Online journalists research and write website content. They may be full-time or freelance salaried employees. They may work for online journals, professional societies, online companies and government agencies. Some writers are volunteers or contributors and are not paid for writing.

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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 degree in Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication.

What you need to get started

  • Taking up computer courses to learn to use word processing programs, graphic design software, and the Internet could be valuable.

Soft Skills

  • Objectivity

  • Research

  • People Oriented

  • Flair for writing

  • Communication

  • An eye for editorial

  • Experience 

  • Networking

  • Innovative

  • A knack for storytelling

  • Time Management 

  • Versatility

  • Enthusiasm

  • Stamina

  • Determination

  • Confidence

  • Perseverance

Technical Skills

  • Writing

  • Reporting

  • Editing

  • Headline writing

  • Photography 

  • Page design.