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Tip: A BBC journalist's guide to working in podcasting

Award-winning producer Georgia Coan shares lessons on producing shows, handling sensitive stories and working for the broadcaster

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/06/21

Tip: Make your Instagram Stories more engaging

Use these simple and effective tricks to get closer to your audience

Posted by Katie Templeton-Knight on 16/06/21

Tip: Build trust with media funders

Establish a solid working relationship with those backing your projects and investigations

Posted by Katie Templeton-Knight on 15/06/21

Tip: Dealing with imposter syndrome

Believe in yourself. Your achievements are not the result of dumb luck

Posted by Katie Templeton-Knight on 14/06/21

Tip: Foster trust to grow your revenue

People are willing to pay for news but they need to perceive it as credible

Posted by Jacob Granger on 11/06/21

Tip: Maintain healthy work-life balance as a student

Stay on top of your responsibilties and hobbies without sacrificing a good night's sleep

Posted by Jacob Granger on 10/06/21

Tip: Keep your investigative work organised

Avoid getting overwhelmed by the reams of documents and databases

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/06/21

Tip: A guide to investigating femicide

Secure the right data and experts when exploring this underreported topic

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/06/21

Tip: Adding Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces to your audience strategy

The pandemic made the use of audio-based social apps popular among publishers and the public. Use them more creatively to grow your following

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 04/06/21

Tip: Create a model for transparent reporting

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold shares advice on covering secretive organisations and powerful figures who prefer to spin their own narratives

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 03/06/21

Tip: Work smarter - not harder

Journalists are becoming stretched and burnt out. Use this three-step plan to prioritise the most important work and ditch low-value projects

Posted by Jacob Granger on 02/06/21

Tip: Guidelines for reporting on suicide

Use this expert advice to ensure your coverage is accurate, responsible and respectful

Posted by Josey Vaughan-Hughes on 01/06/21

Tip: Make your work experience count

Placements can teach young journalists the value of perseverance and a can-do attitude

Posted by Josey Vaughan-Hughes on 28/05/21

Tip: Grow your social media audience

Use these 12 universal lessons to up your followers on any platform: Instagram, Twitter or TikTok

Posted by Jacob Granger on 25/05/21

Tip: Respond to a reader complaint without sounding defensive

Show diplomacy and humility when engaging with your community to maintain their trust

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 24/05/21

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