Getting work experience in journalism, especially in broadcast, is hard. Getting paid experience is even harder. It is not, however, impossible.
Jem Collins, founding director and editor-in-chief, Journo Resources, knows this all too well. In this article, she offers a step-by-step guide on securing paid industry placements.
"Make sure to be strategic when contributing. If you want to be a broadcast journalist there’s no point presenting. Get out on the ground and create some solid newsy packages with interviews and save them for your showreel — along with any good figures about how many people listened or viewed," she writes.