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Tip: Best practices for email interviews

Before sliding into your source's DMs, approach the situation with a journalistic mindset

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/09/21

Tip: Become a razor sharp sub-editor

Less is often more when it comes to online journalism

Posted by Jacob Granger on 14/09/21

Tip: Write a winning pitch to attract funding

Seeking money to finance your next reporting project? Follow these steps to make your application stand out

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 13/09/21

Tip: Job-hunt like a pro

Create a plan of action if you are serious about finding new employment

Posted by Jacob Granger on 10/09/21

Tip: Four steps to a compelling cover letter

Take this chance to show your prospective employer why you are right for the role

Posted by Jacob Granger on 09/09/21

Tip: Create a podcast on a budget

You do not need expensive equipment or software to create a show people will want to listen to. Bookmark these ideas on launching your own podcast on a shoestring budget

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 08/09/21

Tip: A journalist's guide to using Canva

Give your social media posts a touch more pizzazz by using the graphic design platform

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/09/21

Tip: How to verify your data

Numbers can help illustrate a large-scale problem or raise awareness. But you always have to triple-check every piece of data you are planning to use

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 06/09/21

Tip: How to get your book published as a journalist

Got a great idea ready to hit shelves? Three journalists-turned-authors share personal advice to get the ball moving

Posted by Jacob Granger on 03/09/21

Tip: Weighing up your first job offer in journalism

From negotiating your salary to personal budgeting, these tips will help you make the right decisions when accepting an entry-level job

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 02/09/21

Tip: Careers guide for journalism students

A journalism degree opens up many possibilities. The NCTJ gathered advice from media pros on routes into the industry and the skills required

Posted by Jacob Granger on 01/09/21

Tip: How to write good headlines for online articles

Clear, concise and to-the-point headlines are loved by readers and Google alike. Puns, colons, and partial quotes are a no-no

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 31/08/21

Tip: Asking your boss to remain WFH

Your bosses want you back in the newsroom but you would rather work from home? Here is how to start that conversation

Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/08/21

Tip: Help your readers see a solution in a negative news story

The news is mostly depressing and readers can easily turn away from it. These five steps will help your reporting not burn people out

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 25/08/21

Tip: A-Z of journalism terms

Use this glossary so you do not get tripped up over common newsroom phrases like beat, embargo and standfirst

Posted by Jacob Granger on 24/08/21

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