How to get to the school of journalists
What is a journalist's school?
The School of Journalists is a kind of laboratory that allows you to get the initial knowledge and skills of the profession. A lot of schools are opening and successfully working in many cities. The School of Journalists can work at the faculties of journalism of higher educational institutions, with TV and radio companies, large print media, and in urban Creative Houses where children are engaged. As a rule, this is a non-commercial project, available for talented young people who want to become correspondents or work in the field of public relations.
Correspondents, editors, and publicists, who not only inspire future journalists, but also inculcate a serious, responsible approach to the profession, take lessons with school students.
In the school of journalists you can get not only theoretical knowledge, but also to start independent practical work. In most schools, writing articles or creating TV or radio reports is a mandatory test requirement. For this purpose, a place is allocated in the newspaper or on the air of the television company, in which the school operates. The opportunity to make trial steps in real mass media is simply necessary for the entrant who wants to enter the journalism faculty. Articles and reports will fill the portfolio, which is necessary for admission to the university.
How to enter the school of journalists?
Each school of journalists has its own requirements for applicants, but, basically, the rules for applying and enrolling are similar. Recruitment of students opens from the beginning of September and lasts all month, during which you must bring or send an e-mail statement, as well as essay, essay or a short note on any topic. As a rule, schools of journalists accept senior pupils of comprehensive schools at the age from fourteen to seventeen.
The final stage in the arrival of journalists in a school is a creative work, depending on the success in its writing depends on enrollment. As a rule, the school itself chooses the topic of examination work, but their essence is basically similar ("Why did I choose the profession of a journalist?", "Report from the scene", "Speak, you are on the air" and others).
Classes at the school of journalists are conducted from October to May, usually once or twice a week. After graduating from school, the entrant receives recommendations and feedback from the teachers, as well as the ready-made portfolio necessary for admission to the university.