Career Questions tagged Journalism

Journalism is the process of collecting facts to tell a story. Journalism is a part of Mass Communications and focuses heavily on reading and writing. There are multiple different types...

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Ethan C. Jul 26 110 views

Is it better to study journalism/communications or Academic subjects to become a Journalist?

So basically, the dilemma here is that I have recently decided to try to become a journalist, and I was wondering if it would be better to do an academic university degree (e.g. international relations, politics etc.) to build a broad foundation of knowledge and then transition to journalism,...

#politics #communications #journalism #july20 #academicvsvocational #internationalrelations #reporting #career

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Alyssa D. Jul 14 182 views

Is there a career path that I can pursue that combines multiple interests?

I am currently in college trying to decide what degree/degrees to pursue. I have many interests that make it hard to choose one career path. I am interested in writing, journalism, history, and the medical field. Is there a career that combines my multiple interests? # #career #journalism...

#writing #medical #history #college

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Arhe V. Jun 29 158 views

Where can I develop my writing skills while still making money for college?

I'm fresh out of high school, and I've been writing short, fictional stories for 3+ years now. I've done a bit of research and it seems like all of the quick money is in copywriting, article writing, or editing. I feel like I'm quite skilled at fictional writing, but I have no idea where to...

#author #college #writing #editing #copywriting #journalism #creative-writing #writer

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Indhu H. Jun 09 155 views

I'm planning to take journalism. I would like to get some insights of choosing it as a career

I would like to know about the following - best place to study and practice it -requirements/talents/priorities for taking it up as a full time career -professional advice for the same...


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Dylan C. May 19 152 views

How to break out

I’m a college junior interested in sports journalism, how do I get my first opportunity to break out? #sports...


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J B. Apr 22 130 views

What is the traditional path to becoming a journalist in this day and age?

#journalism #writing I am a 15-year-old student at a tech school in Massachusetts looking to become a journalist, as stories are important to me, truth is a necessity to me, and writing is my...

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Taya Y. Mar 18 129 views

What are the best courses I should take through grade 11 and 12 to become a journalist?

I am currently in grade 10, and I would really like to become a journalist. Writing has always been my passion, and I would love to spend the rest of my life doing it. #writing #journalism #highschoolplan #college...


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Brice J. Mar 09 143 views

What are some prerequisites that you feel are mandatory to have in the field of literature and journalism?

I'm very reserved and reticent, but with that comes a serene mindset able to endure the crudest of times that require absurd patience. I am willing to partake in any tribulation or lengthy assignment if it corresponds with my will. My linguistic skill in my native tongue is rather astute, but I...

#journalism #writing #scripting

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Tomiwa A. Jan 09 129 views

Do I need maths to be a journalist

My name is Peter Tomiwa Andrew,am from Nigeria kogi state.I am 16 years old and about to enter the college,I have passion to become a journalist since my childhood...


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Mariam A. Dec 18, 2019 211 views

What should I do in order to simplify my preference if I have several majors in mind that are very different?

As I explored more majors and explored all my interests and how I could pursue them, I settled on a couple which I was told is expected. The thing is my options are extremely varied and do not relate to each other at all which is now causing a problem as i'm choosing my classes for my future...

#biology #journalism #undecided #major #computer_science #university #cybersecurity #english #medicine

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lerato M. Dec 14, 2019 202 views

I have business studies ,coputer application technology acconting and mathematical literacy as my subjects are those enough or will i need to take a bridging course before i start studing to become a news anchor ?

Hi i am lerato and 15 years of age i live in south africa .I think news is a very important role in our daily life . That is why i want to become a news anchor . Your response to my question will intend be helpful in my decision making. #journalism #business...


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Madison P. Nov 22, 2019 180 views

How do I begin networking to become a writer/editor for novels?

I am a young writer trying to figure out how to kick it off as a career. #writing #communication #author...


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Ashley C. Nov 16, 2019 206 views

How do I go about developing a published writing portfolio as a new writer?

If I've never published a book before, what are some good first steps? After all, not all writing now is in books but also short form media, copywriting, articles, etc. I've got a blog I'm updating regularly and I like connecting with my fellow writers. I genuinely both love and hate writing...

#journalism #florida #creative-writing #writer #author #polkcounty #writing

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Mark S. Nov 15, 2019 127 views
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Ray K. Oct 13, 2019 150 views

How can I become a journalist/author/writer for psychology research?

I am a high school senior with a passion for psychology and a knack for writing. I am looking to major in psychology. Should I minor or dual major in English, or another field? What else do I need to pursue in order to accomplish this? #psychology #college-major #english #research-psychology...

#journalism #writing #author

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Sibonga B. Aug 21, 2019 101 views
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Shanair P. Jul 12, 2019 178 views
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Emma B. Feb 20, 2019 200 views

What should I research on journalisim?

I want to know what type of books I should look for. I'm in 4th grade and doing a career project. And the career I am focused on is a Journalist. I don't know what to research and I need some ideas or suggestions for types of books I should get/ read. Make it appropriate for a 10 year old....

#books #author #writing #journalist #journalism #reading #reporting #english

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Dylan J. Jul 07, 2019 213 views
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Relebohile M. Apr 14, 2019 147 views
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Krystal W. Mar 19, 2019 198 views

What's more important? Having connections or experience?

I want to be a sports journalist in the future. I have made connections with people in the journalism field, but I don't know how to keep in touch with them without annoying them. I'm curious to know what's more important for me moving forward. #journalism #college #sports...


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Susan F. Feb 24, 2019 172 views

communications major vs. a journalism major?

although i'm not set on anything yet, i've been considering pursuing journalism as a major. however, would a communications degree be more "useful" than a journalism degree since it's more broad? what is taught in for communications majors? what jobs could one get with a communications degree?...

#journalism #communication

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jeannine S. Feb 14, 2019 208 views