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Journalism: Insider Views

Introduction to careers in journalism. Covers production of print and online resources.


Insider Views

See what former students have done and get insights into working in the sector



Blogs and News

Blogs written by journalists can be a good way to see what things are like inside the profession, and to find out about developments

Wannabe Hacks

Latest articles from the Wannabe Hacks blog

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What Our Graduates Do

Shortly after graduating, Sussex alumni have gone on to work in the following jobs  

  • Junior Journalist at The Big Issue (Studied History)
  • Junior Journalist at The Surrey Mirror (Studied English)
  • Journalist at Strategy 1 (Studied Oral History)
  • Freelance Writer and Researcher (Studied English)
  • Researcher at The Guardian (studied Media Studies)

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Famous Sussex Graduates

Many Sussex alumni have gone on to build up successful careers in this area. Here's some of them

  • Phillipa Gregory - Historical novelist, started her career on BBC Radio
  • Richard Cecil - Journalist and Conservative politician. Died in action while reporting on the Bush War in Rhodesia
  • Ian McEwan - Famous novelist
  • Michael Buerk - Reporter most famous for his reporting of the Ethiopian Famine
  • Becky Anderson - CNN news anchor, studied Economics and French
  • Kim Newman - Author of fantasy novels such as Anno Dracula. Started as a journalist, having studied English

Career Profiles

Career profiles describe the careers and jobs of people already working in the sector, and how they got there