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Six tips to make your journalism career thrive during and after lockdown

Take this time to recharge the batteries or update your LinkedIn profile

Posted by Joanne Mallon on 13/05/20

Five tips for freelance journalists to cope with coronavirus cancellations

Stressed about income uncertainty and fallen-through projects? Two freelance journalists share advice on adapting to industry disruption

Posted by Daniel Green on 26/03/20

Tip: Staying positive in the journalism job hunt

Job rejections are always tough to take, but it is important to keep your mental health in check

Posted by Daniel Green on 10/03/20

Five tips for journalists to thrive in self-employment

Embrace your inner entrepreneur and take charge of your own income

Posted by Jon Card on 09/03/20

Jesse Thorn, voice of Bullseye and The Turnaround, on what makes a successful podcast host

The NPR podcaster talks about what he has learned from interviewing celebrity guests and veteran chat show hosts

Posted by Jacob Granger on 06/03/20

Sources, rumours and Deadline Day: the twists and turns of reporting football transfer stories

A Sky Sports News broadcaster reveals how teams verify leads during the famously frenetic January transfer window and the importance of going to air with accurate information

Posted by Jacob Granger on 27/02/20

Daniell Morrisey: How to prepare a killer CV

A career coach and head of talent for BBC shows talks about what makes a CV stand out to potential employers

Posted by Daniel Green on 12/02/20

Make the leap into freelancing and become your own boss

Scratching your head over invoicing? Unsure how to plan your workload? The former head of video at Hello! magazine talks about her journey to becoming a freelance videographer and shares her tips for success

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/02/20

How to find and succeed in journalism job abroad?

We speak to journalists who have successfully made the move abroad for their work. How did it work out? What advice would they give to others? And has it boosted their careers?

Posted by Jacob Granger on 04/02/20

New BJTC scheme helps disadvantaged journalism students afford work placements, whether that is paying for their commute or a new pair of shoes

The scheme will fund to up to 250 budding journalists as newsrooms strive to diversify their teams to better serve under-represented communities

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/12/19

Brunel University student to launch newspaper in memory of uncle and journalist David May

After the university's student publication was forced to close due to lack of interest, the legacy of the late veteran reporter has inspired a new generation

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/12/19

Tip: Develop your management skills

Newsroom culture is key for a reporter's development and it all starts with senior leaders and managers - here is how to get the best out of your team

Posted by Daniel Green on 06/12/19

Tip: Proven strategies to make your CV stand out

Want to boost your odds with your next job application? Keep it concise and highlight your relevant skills

Posted by Daniel Green on 02/12/19

'Less talk, more action': Why newsrooms must respond to the growing need of diverse representation

When reporters from working class and minority ethnic backgrounds are made to feel welcome, it can help news organisations thrive

Posted by Camomile Shumba and Anna Mackenzie on 27/11/19

Tip: How to break into broadcast

How do you make an impression at BBC News? One student who managed it offers her firsthand advice

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/11/19

Tip: Become a digital editor

What does it take to manage a digital newsroom? Here is some advice from the European Journalism Centre's '100 paths to journalism' newsletter

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/11/19

Weekly journalism news update: Future News Fund, audience growth and fact-checking the US 2020 election

Pushed for time? Catch up with the weekly media news coverage from Journalism.co.uk

Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/11/19

Tip: Get your big break in journalism

How do you get your foot in the door of a news organisation? Recent university graduates explain how they did it

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/10/19

Get ready for the newsroom of 2020

Wondering what journalism may look like in the next decade? What data skills or foreign languages you may need to learn? Join us at Newsrewired to find out

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 20/09/19

Tip: Become editor of a local newspaper

This inside information will help you keep up with the daily deadlines of a newsroom and climb your way to the top

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/09/19

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