Blogger, Critic, Sport and Other Writer (not covered elsewhere)

Bloggers, Critics, Sports and Other Writers (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Blogger, Critic, Editorial Assistant, and Photo Journalist.

Overview

Bloggers, Critics, Sports and Other Writers (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Blogger, Critic, Editorial Assistant, and Photo Journalist.

Day-to-day

  • determines written advertising approaches by consulting clients and management, and studying products to establish principal selling features
  • writes advertisements for press, radio, television, cinema screens, billboards, catalogues and shop displays
  • makes decisions about the specific content of publications in conjunction with other senior editors and in accordance with editorial policies and guidelines
  • reviews copy for publication, to ensure conformity with accepted rules of grammar, style, format and story coherence as well as the accuracy, legality and ethics of content
  • collects and analyses facts about newsworthy events from interviews, printed matter, investigations and observations
  • writes news reports, commentaries, articles and feature stories for newspapers, magazines, journals, television and radio on topics of public interest
  • researches and writes technical, information-based material and documentation for manuals, text books, handbooks and multimedia products
  • critically discusses daily news topics in the editorial columns of newspapers and reviewing books, films and plays.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Blogger, Critic, Sport and Other Writer (not covered elsewhere)

  • You can work as a Blogger, Critic, Sports or Other Writer (not covered elsewhere) without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. University and Vocational Education and Training (VET) are both common study pathways.

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