Question: What can I do with a BA in journalism?

Can you become a journalist with a bachelors degree?

Most journalist jobs will require at least a bachelors degree. Completing your education in journalism or a related field is the first step toward becoming a journalist. Take classes that will assist you in your work responsibilities, including creative writing, research and law.

Is a journalism degree good?

Even though a journalism degree is not exactly necessary to be a journalist or writer, it can be quite beneficial for future journalists. If you want to work in a communications or media-related field that isnt journalism, then a degree is quite useful.

Is journalism a useless degree?

Journalism is not a useless degree at all. Journalism is a liberal arts degree and it helps develop essential analytical and communication skills. Journalism is sometimes referred to as a useless degree because the entire focus of a journalism degree is not getting a job as soon as you graduate from university.

Is it hard to get a journalism job?

Yes, getting a job in journalism is difficult. With publishers having to cut costs due to declining advertising revenues, the traditional level entry journalist roles have disappeared.

Is it hard to get a job with a journalism degree?

Ill start with three reasons: First, its hard to get any job in journalism. There are a lot of very highly qualified applicants all competing for lower-than-average-paying jobs often with bad hours. Its hard at any stage of the process.

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