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What are the most interesting things I can do while working as a Journalist?

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Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh


Journalism can be categorized into three main areas i.e electronic journalism, print journalism and web journalism


Print journalists work for various newspapers, magazines , journals and technical publicationswhile pbroadcast journalist are usually assigned to report for tv or radio. The work in both electronic and print journalism involves gathering news and information by interviewing people and covering events, carrying out research to get backgroun information for aticles , assessing the suitability of reports and articles for publication or broadcasting within an established style,. Journalist are usually required to write o general news, events like crime reporting , education, sports, finance , culture , politics etc. After years of experience and exposure the journalists also get an opportunity to cover international events and can become foreign corrspondents. Reporting for trade and technical issues is a raipdly growinh facet of journalism. People doing journalisk for magaizines usually specilize in one or more areas like music, theatre, business, careers , sports etc,. Freelance journalist work on thie own. These journalists write on a variety of topics for various television channels, publications etc.

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Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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  • Kangra

As a journalist you can do a variety of interesting activities that would challanege you every day and you will enjoy them with all your heart. Below is the list of those activities:


1. As a journalist you get plenty of opportunities to travel. No matter what kind of publication ot organization you are working for you will not be staying in one office and working in a cabin. You will be traveling a lot. Sometimes you will even get a chance to travel all over the world. Therefore people who love to travel enjoy this job a lot. You will be traveling as a part of your work quite often and thus it's a luxury.

2. The journalists have to interview prominent people from time to time as a part of their profession. These prominent people are from all walks of life and all professions. Usually theu are the celebrities or the successful people from their field. Thus as a journalist you get a chance to meet these celebrities and spend some time during the interview. This is often a motivation for a number of people.

3. The journalists do a number of challenging and daring activities. If you are courageous enough and have the will to do the extraordinary tasks you will get plenty of opportunities as a journalist to show your courage. In the emergency situations like war etc the journalists often risk their own self and report from that site. Thus it also involves adventure if you are willing to take risks.

4. The journalists enjoy popularity and therefore often famous among the people. No matter which sector you are working in, as a journalist you will get popular among the people and thus you will enjoy that fame.

Thus as a journalist you get to do a large number of exciting activities which are often not possible for the people of the other professions. Therefore this career is challenging as well as fascinating for most of the people who have keen interest in the journalism.

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