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Editorial websites are saturated with stock images and with not that many free websites around, we all end up using the same visuals.

It does not have to be that way. Whether it is creating beautiful podcast artwork, social media stories, eye-catching headers for your portfolio, or adding visuals to your articles, graphic design is becoming an increasingly important and useful tool for journalists. 

To get you started, Mason Lindblad, author at FilterGrade, has compiled this list of easy-to-use apps that enable you to produce striking work simply from your phone. All you need to do now is to unleash your creativity. is supporting virtual work experience placements at the moment. If you would like to spend a week or two with us, please email jacob[at] Also, keep an eye on our jobs board for the latest opportunities.

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