What is Journalism?
Journalism is the profession of investigating and reporting on events, issues and trends to a broad audience in a timely fashion.
- Features Writer
- Press Officer
What skills do you need to work as a Journalist?
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to research, evidence and analyse information
- Attention to detail
- Flexible and quick to react
- Computer literate
Where do Journalists work?
Journalists work for both public and private sector media organisations. Journalists can work choose to work in or across a range of different mediums including: Newspapers, News Agencies, Magazines, Online, TV, Radio and Photography. Journalists can also choose to specialise in a particular subject matter such as business, politics or sport.
Typical Work Activities
- Researching and investigating stories
- Conducting interviews
- Reporting on events
- Feature writing
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