My internship at is still amazing. I cannot believe how fast the time has gone. I’m not ready to leave yet! I have learned so much in the few months that I have been here and I feel like I am on the right track more than ever. I HIGHLY encourage college students that are looking at going into this industry/becoming a broadcast journalist to seek out an internship at a small local market and, if at all possible, at a network. In doing so, you will see both sides of the spectrum and it will help you pin-point your future career goals.
If you want to become a broadcast journalist, you need to start by getting a job. Before you can get a job, you need an interview. Here are some tips to help you land interviews and jobs in broadcast journalism.
How to Become a Broadcast Journalist: Career Guide
In general, someone who wishes to become a broadcast journalist should complete a university degree in journalism. Choose a university that offers a with a broadcast journalism emphasis and that has its own student-run radio and television stations. While you are in school, try to get part-time work or internships at local media outlets. In general, having real-world experience will be crucial if you are to become a broadcast journalist. When choosing non-journalism courses, try to choose a wide range of courses that can provide you with a sufficient breadth of knowledge that can help you become an accurate reporter of different types of news.