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JOURNALISM – GENERAL

Job Profiles
        -   Broadcast Journalist
        -   Press sub-editor
        -   Fashion journalist
        -   Editorial Assistant – www.prospects.ac.uk

Sector Briefing: Broadcasting, Film, Video and Interactive Media Sector
www.prospects.ac.uk

AGCAS Survey on Journalism - www.prospects.ac.uk


Recruitment Agencies
-       www.agencycentral.co.uk/jobsites/journalism.htm
-       International recruitment agency divided into industry sectors :
        http://iwork.iagora.com/jobs/Journalism-Creative_Writing/listing/
-       The Media Network – London based media recruitment agency :
        www.tmn.co.uk/vacancies.asp
-       Opportunities to help journalism projects abroad : www.teaching-
        abroad.co.uk/projects/journalism.php
-       www.agencycentral.co.uk/jobsites/journalism.htm
-       www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk


Professional Bodies/links

       The International Federation of Journalists : www.ifj.org/
       The International Centre for Journalists : www.icfj.org/
       The International Press Institute : www.freemedia.at/index1.html
       The International Journalists Network : www.ijnet.org
       The National Union of Journalists : www.nuj.org.uk/
       The Periodical Publishers Association : www.ppa.co.uk/
       The British Society for Magazine Editors : www.bsme.com
       The Chartered Institute of Journalists : www.ioj.co.uk/index2.htm
       The Broadcast Journalism Training Council : www.bjtc.org.uk/
       The Institute for War and Peace Reporting – includes list of job vacancies:
        www.iwpr.net
       British Guild of Travel Writers : www.bgtw.metronet.co.uk/
       The Garden Writers Guild : www.gardenwriters.co.uk/
       The Guild of Food Writers : www.gfw.co.uk/
       The National Association of Science Writers : www.nasw.org/
       The National Association for Black Journalists : www.nabj.org/
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Journals

       Good information source for people interested in journalism, includes job
        database and useful web links : www.journalism.co.uk/
       British Journalism Review – quarterly journal of collected work : www.bjr.org.uk/
       The Press Gazette – online information recourse centre for journalists:
        www.pressgazette.co.uk/


Occupational Information

Books available in Careers Library
             - ‘So…..You want to be a journalist?’ – Dean Short
             - ‘Getting into Journalism’ – Verite Reily Collins
             - The Guardian Careers Guide – New Journalism
             - ‘Careers in Journalism – Peter Medina and Allan Shepherd


Courses:       The London School of Journalism – www.lsj.org
                Darlington College of Technology – www.darlington.ac.uk
                PMA Post Graduate courses in Europe leaflet – www.pma-group.com
                The Journalism School – www.thejournalismschool.co.uk
                The Journalism Centre at Harlow College – www.harlow-college.ac.uk


Other useful websites
    Travel Writers.com : http://main.travelwriters.com
    UK print journalism website : www.journalismuk.co.uk/




If you have difficulty connecting to any of the links on this page, or you have
awareness of further career links which may be of use to students, please email
the web editor


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