Why don’t career advisors embrace journalism?
Graduates / Journalism Jobs

Why don’t career advisors embrace journalism?

…or anything creative as such? I hate the stereotypical job roles that career advisors at schools and colleges pin you down into: ‘teacher’, ‘doctor’, ‘carpenter’, ‘retail’… ? I didn’t want to do any of those, and they didn’t help with anyone who wanted to be creative. I don’t know if it has changed now, but … Continue reading

A journalism degree – what does it entail?
Graduates / Journalism degree / Journalism skills / NCTJ

A journalism degree – what does it entail?

I decided to go ahead with an English degree, rather than a journalism degree when I was a young A-Level student deciding on my future. That wasn’t because I didn’t want to pursue journalism, but because I enjoyed English Language and creative writing, and wanted to study this and continue finding work experience placements to … Continue reading