Career Questions tagged Journalism

What would you do if you loved your job but hated your work environment? Would you leave? How would you cope?

For example, I've worked as a copy editor and/or copywriter for both my high school yearbook and college newspaper, and while I wouldn't say that I've LOVED journalism, I do find it enjoyable at times. I would prefer to be doing creative writing, but I genuinely enjoy all types of writing, and...

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Which is better: continuing to work a job you've grown to dislike because it is advantageous for you career-wise, or finding a new job that you genuinely enjoy?

I've always believed that if you pursue a career you love, then you'll never work a day in your life, so I've followed my dreams and have always planned to pursue my passion, even if it might not result in the most high-paying job. This passion is writing. However, throughout the years, I've...

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What are some tips on gaining an audience as a NBA Journalist?


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What would I need to study in order to be a video game journalist?


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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering First, you'd obviously have to gain some experience with video games ...

How many people are living sufficient lives having a career in Journalism?


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I would like to know what type of journalism classes are there?

some people told me that there is one where you watch movies and write about it, also another example is another journalism class you learn about media or photography #journalism #broadcast-media #writing...


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Active Oct 20 '18 at 05:03 PM

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How can I merge a degree in journalism to the pop culture and media field?

These two areas really intrigue me and I would love a way to merge both. #journalism #broadcast-media...



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Am I going to be able to support myself, and possibly a family one day, if I pursue a career in journalism?

My mom would never tell me that I shouldn't chase after my "dream job" because of my potential salary, but she has told me that a career in journalism is one of the lowest paying professions. Should I be concerned, and quite possibly heading into another major?...



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Monesha Jemia "MJ" Carter | Mass Media/Daily Press Hi Lindsey:This is a valid question. The industry is changing with ...

Which degree is more advantageous for a copy editor?


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What’s the best way to improve on your writing skills ex. Essay

I normally don’t struggle to write, because once I have and idea it all goes fine. I just have trouble coming up with new and exciting things to write about when it comes to personal essays, college essays etc. if you know of any good way to improve my writing as far as vocabulary or formatting...

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What's the most comfortable and steady position to be in when it comes to journalism while still making a difference?

By making a difference I mean having an impact by giving news to the world without constantly feeling like you're "missing a deadline" or stressing about giving news as fast as possible. #journalism...



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What's a good major to pursue if you have an AA degree in Health Sciences General Studies and you enjoy subjects involving English/Writing?

By 18, if I work hard enough, I should have an AA degree in Health Sciences General Studies, though now I'm wondering if I still want to pursue a career focused entirely on health. I've always struggled with math, which as I've found is quite involved in this field, making me reconsider my...

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:15 PM

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Is there certain schools for Journalism?


Active Jul 06 '18 at 08:22 PM

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Is journalism a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

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Active Dec 05 '18 at 08:34 PM

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What are some jobs that involve linguistics and journalism?

Well for one right now I am only a sophomore in high school and I'm kinda looking into colleges where I can study these topics. I just don't know if there is a lot that offers that in the work force #journalism #linguistics...


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Journalism in the Fashion Industry

I want to go into journalism for fashion as a career. Where should I start as a student in the tenth grade? #fashion #journalism...



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Active Apr 17 '18 at 08:02 AM

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Heenha Kim | University Of Washington Communication: Journalism I always recommend students to begin from writing down / jotting ...

What is the hardest part about being an African American woman in a white, male-dominated field?

I am an a African American woman who interested in going into the journalism profession. #journalism #magazines #online-journalism...



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How can I make myself stand out through writing?

I am going into journalism and I want to stand out against my mostly male peers. #writing #journalism...



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School subjects required to become a news anchor in India 🇮🇳 ?

Tell me the subjects needed to become news anchor. for board of class 12 #news #journalism #broadcast-journalism...



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Milton Puma | Assistant Producer and Video Editor Enroll in writing classes and practice writing conversation style. Practice read ...

What should I start doing to prepare myself to land internships as a freshman?


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What is it like to work as a fashion magazine editor or journalist?

I am considering pursuing fashion journalism, but I don't know what the lifestyle of a journalist is. Is it mostly a desk job or would there be more walking around? #fashion #journalism...



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Kelly Landaverde | Freelance Blogger at Aventura Dance Cruise Working as a journalist is awesome. Your constantly doing different things, ...

What are the qualities that colleges look for in prospective students interested in journalism?

I really want to partake in a few colleges that I've done excessive research in regards to their journalism programs and I'm still unsure what they are looking for precisely. What appeals most to them when they think of accepting a student into their programs regarding the field of...

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Active Jun 04 '18 at 11:20 PM

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Lauren Breen | Video Production Manager at Coca-Cola Studios I would say colleges/universities want to see that you are dedicated ...

How to Become A Journalist?

As a high school junior, I've been thinking more and more about what I want to be when I grow up, and automatically, I knew that I wanted to do something with English. After looking at some of the careers and professions, I came across journalism and think it's great for me! However, one...

#journalism #english


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how many years does iof college does it take to become a journalist?

I want to be a journalist.This topic intrigues me because i love to learn alot about my community and let the whole world know about...



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Active Jun 05 '18 at 02:36 AM

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In the journalism field, what’s the best thing you can do to prepare to be a sports broadcaster?

I want to major in journalism and I want to become a sport broadcaster but I know you can’t just magically become one, there are steps. #journalism...



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Active Aug 15 '18 at 10:55 AM

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What is the typical day- to- day life of a movie critic?


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Thomas Aquilina | Graduate Student at Full Sail University There are many interpretations of a movie critic experience currently. If ...

Can Journalism really be a "lead-way" major into publishing?

My counselor knows that I wanted to be a book editor as my final career. However instead of majoring in English, she told me to major in Journalism because English is more for Education? I just wanted to know if I should put English or Journalism or if it matters. #journalism...

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