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What does it take to break into the news industry? It is a question many a journalism student has racked their heads thinking about.

To help, Bright Network has put a list together of the top skills journalists need to get into the sector and what employers look for in a new hire. Amongst the desirable traits, good communication and attention to detail are both things not to be underestimated.

"It doesn’t matter if you're a broadcast journalist, reporter or magazine journalist, any journalism role requires top-notch verbal and written communication skills. This will be needed for interviews, finding new sources and working in a fast-paced newsroom," it reads.

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