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The NCTJ Essential Guide to Careers in Journalism


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August 2007 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Guide to Careers in Journalism is the essential resource to securing a job as a journalist on a newspaper or magazine, on radio and television, or online.

The book contains:

  • full details of over 60 highly-respected, NCTJ-accredited courses which give you exactly the qualifications you need
  • comprehensive outlines of what it will be like as a trainee journalist on newspapers, magazines, TV, radio or a website
  • day-in-the-life accounts from a wide range of young journalists
  • advice, quotes, comments and warnings from over 100 working journalists
  • a comprehensive listing of potential sources of work experience, traineeships, and jobs.
 
Introduction - The New Journalist
 
Section One - The media
 
Newspapers
 
Magazines
 
TV and radio
 
Online
 
News, sport and picture agencies
 
Sport
 
Photography
 
Section Two - Career paths
 
Career Path 1: Newspaper or magazine reporting
 
Career path 2: Newspaper or magazine production
 
Career path 3: Features on newspapers and in magazines
 
Career path 4: TV and Radio reporting
 
Career path 5: TV and Radio production
 
Career path 6: Online writing and production
 
Career path 7: News agencies
 
Career path 8: Sport
 
Career path 9: Photographers
 
Career path 10: Freelancing
 
Cross-media careers paths
 
Career paths 11: Cross media career paths - Reporting
 
Career paths 12: Cross-media career paths - Production
 
Career path 13: Cross-media career paths - Editing
 
Career paths 14: Wild-card career paths
 
Section 3 - NCTJ-Accredited Journalism courses
 
Section 4 - database of employers
 
Useful sources of information

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction


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