If it is your first time working in a newsroom, you will want to make an impression on the senior staff. Usually you do that through breaking news and big scoops, but that can be hard for inexperienced journalists.
Writing for Creative Access' blog, The Telegraph's economics reporter Lizzy Burden reflected on her internship at The Times to now being an experienced news reporter. She shares the six tips which made her stand out in a newsroom.
The trick to landing big stories, she says, is to create your own luck.
“You might wonder where to start if you don’t have a beat yet. When I was on the business desk at The Times as part of the grad scheme, I was not assigned a specific patch to cover, so I made myself one," it reads.
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