How to get a job in a newspaper
Get the education of a journalist. This profession requires a solid knowledge of grammar of Russian language, ability to write in different formats and to follow the canons of the various genres. In addition, a good journalist should have a broad Outlook, which creates a higher education. However, education in journalism is not only an opportunity to learn the basic skills, but also to make the right connections. Courses on journalism faculties is most often read by experienced editors, who celebrate the talented young authors.
Start your job search during the study. Many Newspapers and magazines were happy to hire interns. This way you will be able to demonstrate their best qualities to the employer and simultaneously to obtain the essential practical skills. Those who performed well during practice, often offered to stay in the state. In any case, you will have the publication and their portfolio of articles that the labor market is more valuable than diploma.
Looking for a job directly. Journalism belongs to the category of creative professions, where the presence of the diploma is not a mandatory condition of employment. Make a list of topics that you are ready to write. Consider which magazines and Newspapers you like, close in spirit and focus. Then proceed to come to a publisher, ask Audiencia with the chief editor or editor of the Department that fits you. Personal communication is preferably a telephone conversation or Internet correspondence. You can bring the finished article, which follows the format of the publication. It does not necessarily accept that in print, but the editor will be able to meet your writing style.
The presence of even a modest portfolio will increase your chances to get a job in publishing, so wear and offer your articles to different publishers. Invite my pen to those who will help propel the finished article in print. For example, call the theatre and ask to write a review for the show. Agree to interview, timed to the anniversary of your old University teacher. The Department of theatre managers certainly cooperate with certain publishers and will help you to publish an article.