The fusion of travel and journalism as career aspiration

The desire to fuse travel with journalism and writing is a strong career aspiration of journalism students studying at the University of Wollongong. Travel journalism is a precarious business to penetrate; there is a surplus of willing journalists and writers, but a scarcity of employers willing to pay for the work. Regardless of the lack … More The fusion of travel and journalism as career aspiration

Freelance Journalism

The other sister to traditional journalism of full-time employment by a news organisation is freelance journalism. Freelancers, also know as ‘stringers’ in the news world, are their own boss and write for a variety of publications and media sources. To become a freelance journalist one must exert determination, hard work, discipline and openness. There’s no … More Freelance Journalism