How to get into journalism?

HackFor my sins, I’ve agreed to go back to my old school on Thursday to give a talk at a careers evening.

The idea is that I impart my wisdom on how to get into journalism and what you should and shouldn’t do.

Now clearly I’ve got my presentation sorted out already, but I just wondered if anyone had any pearls of wisdom for 16-year-olds who think that journalism sounds like a bundle of fun and want to find out more!

Come on, you know you want to tell me, don’t you?

2 thoughts on “How to get into journalism?

  1. I’m more interested in how to get out of journalism.

    Best advice ever though: blog. You can write and publish from day one of calling yourself a journalist. There are not many jobs you can do that with.

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