THE VIRTUAL JOURNALIST

 

Explore and develop skills & qualities needed for print media and broadcast journalism

 

  • Best format: incisive features, reviews, news & opinion pieces, columns & diaries  
  • Structuring and editing material
  • Delve to the heart of an idea; find how to make it live and engage readers
  • Develop fluent, articulate communication skills in interviewing & live presenting
  • Telephone & radio interviews
  • Explore technical skills needed for broadcast journalism

 

Starting up survival course:

 

  • Work experience
  • Internships on magazines & nationals
  • local reporting
  • Diversity of outlets
  • Good working practice & ethics
  • Style, grammar & layout
  • National Union of Journalists (NUJ)
  • Training courses: college, university & NUJ