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Journalism: Jobs and Experience

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


Jobs and Experience

How to get helpful work experience and get started


Internships are undertaken while you study, or after you graduate. Some might be advertised, or you could try approaching organisations directly.

Larger companies might run graduate schemes that provide training while you work

A lot of work experience in this area is informal

Finding media contacts

Researching and finding contacts may be key to securing work experience. Try to find the name of the person responsible.

Apart from anything else, it will show you have the skills and tenacity that you will need if you want to be a journalist. You can use printed resources, the web, social media...

Work Experience

Training Schemes and Internships

Freelancing and Self-Employment

CareerHub - Journalism Jobs

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Trainee Reporter Jobs - HoldTheFrontPage

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Graduate Jobs in Journalism - GuardianJobs

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