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Whilst the idea of broadcasting and writing about music might be a dream for many budding journalists, becoming a music journalist is notoriously difficult.

So how can you get your foot on the ladder in such a competitive space, and is it worth it given the rise of streaming?

Freelance reporter Cazz Blase spoke to a number of current music journalists and academics for their advice in this article for Journo Resources.

Digital editor of Mixmag Seb Wheeler explained that having a range of skills, including taking and editing photo and video content and being good at social media, will give you an advantage, adding that music journalism today is "way more than just writing reviews".

"I'm writing but I'm also producing video, commissioning writers and everything else that comes with it," he said.

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