Prepping for an Interview

BiaE5KG8TNext up is an interview I did with the Editor of a group of local newspapers. I thought I should prepare some questions beforehand, and found these on an excellent site that’s worth a look if you’re planning to do the four month NCTJ crammer course in Lambeth. Continue reading

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And So The Journey Begins…

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But first I need to ask myself some questions:

  • what does a journalist do exactly? And will a local paper be just like it is on Broadchurch?
  • should I specialise in print, web or broadcast journalism?
  • should I specialise in one particular area – for instance, I’m particularly interested in family and child development
  • how do I gain a qualification in journalism, and again is it different for print or broadcast?
  • who should I talk to first?

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