I want to work in ...Journalism

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Typical job profiles

Journalist (TARGETjobs)

Newspaper Journalist (Prospects)

Magazine Journalist (Prospects)


Useful online resources

allmediascotland.com Media industry news , jobs, courses

Careers Information Creative Skillset


Journalism Careers

Journo resources

Media UK Directory of newspapers & magazines & jobs section 

Guardian Careers - see journalism and media careers sections for regular features

BBC Get In blog - interviews with apprentices and trainees talking about their experiences at the BBC


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Cision jobs - journalism and editorial jobs board.  Includes career advice blog

Creativepool recruitment and career advice


Guardian Jobs


Writers' and Artists' Yearbook




Routes into journalism Chartered Institute of Journalists



BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme 

Broadcast Journalist Job profile 

A Career in (Broadcast) Journalism BJTC

ITV News Group Journalism Traineeship

4 Talent Investigative Journalism Programme Channel 4

Online Journalism Handbook



BJTC accredited courses -  Further down the page you will see BJTC accredited courses

NCTJ accredited courses

PTC accredited courses

NUJ Training Careers/training information. Students section

Press Association Training

News Associates Provider of NCTJ accredited courses

Scott Trust bursaries Bursaries for postgraduate journalism training (For further sources of funding, see Finding Out About Postgraduate Study and Research.


Professional bodies

Association of British Science Writers

Broadcast Journalism Training Council

Chartered Institute of Journalists

National Council for the Training of Journalists NCTJ

Newspaper Society

Sports Journalists' Association of Great Britain


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the  to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.