Tip of the day

Tip: What you need to know before pitching a personal essay

Never pressure yourself to bare your soul

Posted by Melanie Weaver on 02/08/21

Tip: How to get well-prepared for an internship in journalism

Bookmark these tips to make the most out of your first work opportunity in the media

Posted by Osama Gaweesh on 28/07/21

Tip: How journalists from marginalised groups can set healthy work boundaries

You do not have to cover stories or share your own experience if that makes you feel too uncomfortable. Here is how to learn to say ‘no’

Posted by Osama Gaweesh on 27/07/21

Tip: Hone your creative process

Struggling with mental block? Use these steps to unlock the creative side of your brain

Posted by Milly Martin on 23/07/21

Tip: Become a podcasting pro

Avoid these rookie errors to make your episodes sound top notch

Posted by Milly Martin on 22/07/21

Tip: Surviving WFH during a heatwave

Working from a home office should be a breeze

Posted by Milly Martin on 21/07/21

Tip: Responsible reporting on eating disorders

Covering personal and sensitive subjects fairly and accurately can make survivors feel seen and understood

Posted by Milly Martin on 20/07/21

Tip: Dealing with toxic behaviour in the workplace

Learn how to remove friction and resolve conflict in working environments

Posted by Milly Martin on 19/07/21

Tip: Increase your productivity at work

Bottle your motivation and see your projects through

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/07/21

Tip: A one-man band membership strategy

You cannot do everything yourself, so use this guide to set realistic expectations for your reader revenue strategy

Posted by Jacob Granger on 15/07/21

Tip: Editor’s golden rules for working with freelancers

If you are not going to pursue their ideas, do not palm off their pitches to Twitter

Posted by Osama Gaweesh on 14/07/21

Tip: Fess up when you mess up

Admitting that you made a mistake can help build a relationship with your audience

Posted by Lauren Hardaway on 08/07/21

Tip: A guide to all-remote working

Learn how to maintain efficient and healthy work culture while journalists are at home desks

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/07/21

Tip: How to report on scientific failures

Not all science stories are about breakthroughs - but if you are holding the scientific community to account, do it accurately and correctly

Posted by Lauren Hardaway on 06/07/21

Tip: How to enhance diversity of women in your reporting

Explore new ways of being more inclusive when identifying and selecting sources for your stories

Posted by Lauren Hardaway on 05/07/21

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