September 12, 2003

How to Get a Job in Journalism

OK, so you've spent your college years in a J-school classroom only to find that it's harder to land a reporting job than it is to run for California governor. [ Read below: Welcome J-School Graduates. Now Get Lost! ]

Don't despair. London's Daily Telegraph offers hope. On "Telegraph Student Press Day" it advises "60 aspiring hacks" on how to break into the business.

Here's the best, from Piers Morgan editor of Daily Mirror: "Sleep with the editor. It may be a cliché, but it worked for me at The Sun - though Kelvin complained about my stubble afterwards. Other than that: work hard, play hard, dress smart, think smart, file on time and remember that factual inaccuracy is never, ever acceptable."

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Posted by Tim Porter at September 12, 2003 09:34 AM

i would like to know how to get a jouralism jopb

Posted by: kale on February 19, 2004 06:40 AM
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