Travel Journalism

The art of writing and describing an experience is what travel journalism is about. Journalists travel to various places, explore them, enjoy different cultures, and share their stories, experiences with the readers. The writings are also like a guide for travellers.

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Starting Salaries

Avg. 

386000

Min. 

170000

Max. 

991000

What you need to get started

  • Writing voluntarily for print publications, websites, or other media outlets will also add to your portfolio. 

Employment Outlook

  • Travel journalism offers plenty of opportunities for upcoming travel reporters or writers.

  • As a travel journalist, you will be able to visit different countries, learn about them, try different cuisines, learn about their culture and enjoy new experiences.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication /BA Hons. (English/Mass Communication)

  • Masters in Travel Journalism

Soft Skills

  • Creative

  • Observant

  • Communication

  • Flair for writing and storytelling

  • Inquisitive

  • Resourceful

  • Languages

  • Flexible

  • Eloquent

  • Adventurous

  • Adaptable

  • Go-Getter

Technical Skills

  • Researching

  • Investigating

  • Interviewing

  • Reporting and Writing

  • Video editing

  • Shorthand and Audio

  • Content management 

  • Web design

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Humaira Ansari

Journalist

12 years of industry experience

An experienced news and travel journalist who has worked with leading publications such as National Geographic, DNA and Hindustan Times. She brings, unbiased, real-time news to the public and mentors the youth in doing the same.
Her latest position was the Senior Associate Editor at National Geographic Traveller.

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