Writing a News Article: Getting the Story Right

Competition, deadlines, and covering multiple stories in a limited amount of time means journalists often have to rush to complete stories. But getting stories right is more important than completing them in a timely fashion. Assuring information is correct in a story should be the first priority of a journalist. The importance of this is … Continue reading Writing a News Article: Getting the Story Right

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What a Reporter Does

Reporters are responsible for telling newspaper readers about events. Doing this involves basic rules of creating news stories that are to the point, emphasize important details, and keep readers interested from the first paragraph to the last. A newspaper story doesn’t have to be long to be informative. In fact, if all the information is … Continue reading What a Reporter Does

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Becoming a Journalist: A Career in Journalism

Establishing a career in journalism begins with studying the profession in college, along with professional experience prior to entering the workforce. Most employers hiring college graduates, regardless of the profession, seek individuals who have education relevant to the position for which they are applying. Applicants who have some experience working as an intern are even … Continue reading Becoming a Journalist: A Career in Journalism

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