Journalism YOU - Your Guide to a Career in Journalism

Journalism YOU is a guided tour through the world of journalism and communications. By the end, you’ll be able to confidently step in the direction of your future because you’ll have a solid understanding of what you need for success in this industry now and long-term. 

All aspiring journalists and communication professionals are faced with the same crucial questions:

  1. What are the different careers in journalism and communications?

  2. What does it take to be a communication professional?

  3. What’s the future of the journalism profession and what does this mean to me?

  4. How have others got to where they are today?

In Journalism YOU, we dig into answering each of these questions with intentional curiosity. In addition, Journalism YOU explores 10-Year Mission Maps for the following 13 positions:

  • Game writer – Video Games

  • Transmedia Copywriter

  • Transmedia News Reporter

  • Transmedia News Editor

  • Director of Research – Communications Agency

  • Technical Communications Manager

  • Director of Content Curation – Arts Foundation

  • Manager of Community Relations – Resource Sector

  • Communications Manager – Government Agency

  • Freelance Writer & Editor

  • Development Officer – Non-Profit Sector

  • Lawyer – Environmental Non-Profit

  • Teacher – High School

Journalism YOU is part of the Designing YOU book series. All Career Guides are available to download for FREE.