“My advice to aspiring journalists… don’t do it!”
General Journalism / Inspiration and Editors

“My advice to aspiring journalists… don’t do it!”

First off, that’s not my advice. I’d hope you noticed that by the blatant speech marks. It’s John Humphrys’ advice. Last year, he was named broadcast journalist of the year at the London Press Club awards. He recently revealed that he advises his children and grandchildren to avoid journalism as a profession. “As to my … Continue reading

5 things I didn’t know before becoming a journalist…
Journalism skills / Lessons learned / Writing skills

5 things I didn’t know before becoming a journalist…

There were some things I DID know before entering into the scary world of journalism: It would involve writing, social media fits in well with an entry-level editorial role, the pay isn’t amazing, writing for free is almost inevitable and that the industry is extremely competitive. However, just as technology changes and advances, so does being … Continue reading