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So I want to be a journalist.... watch

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    I'm heading to University next year and I then plan to do a PG in some area of journalism after that.

    I am aware that I will need to do work experience but what else should I be doing in the meantime?

    learning shorthand is apparently good


    i wanna be a journalist too, touch typing is also good. apart from that its just gaining experience in any way possible

    Blogging from an ex mates friendsreunited entry (she's a journo now):-

    ".......graduated from xxx with a degree in Linguistics and Phonetics, I then got a job with Pretty Well Known National Title and headed off to their training centre for four months. And now...I am a reporter with the Well Known Provincial Title. I'm now approaching the end of my Weekly Newspaper rotation and will then hopefully settle on one of the titles...."

    She was editor of the uni mag for a while and did some freelance stuff for some student magazines too.
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