How to get a job as a journalist
For a successful start you must have already published several articles. How to do it. If you studied the relevant faculty, then surely there was a student newspaper, which was accepted for publication. Active participation in such projects can bring you a solid portfolio and some experience. Yes, and for admission to the journalism requires a published work. In this case, suitable articles from the school newspaper, a small regional malotirazhki.
During the study you will be asked to do an internship in periodicals. Never give up on this possibility: if you well-behaved zarekomenduete, the editors may invite you for a permanent job. Major publications themselves often invite students for additional training when they cannot cope with the volume of work. Money you will not earn, but will gain invaluable experience. You will be given a certificate of internship, and it will be a huge plus in your resume. Try to take any opportunity to write and publish their texts.
Select a few publications in which you would like to work. Make a good summary, pick some of the most successful published works. Send an letter to the editor outlining why you want to work with them. In the application, insert a resume and examples of work. Or give links to electronic versions of the articles. If you interested in the editor, as a rule, he will contact you in a few days. If within a week no response received – try to write in another publication.
There are a large publishing house, where staff turnover, and they always need new authors. In such publications you can come in person, phoned in advance with the editor or the personnel Department. Free jobs search and on popular resources job search, communities, journalists. Some journals or sites published directly on the page finder.
Even if you do not have a diploma of higher education and any experience, but you speak the word and successfully write in a "table" or blog, the chances to get for work to the editors you have. Send to the editor examples of your unpublished works and the editor if they like it, they can not only publish, but also to take the perspective of the author in the state.