My new book is a career guide for budding journalists, aimed at anyone interested in a job in the profession, from school pupils and university/college students to those who want to make a switch from another line of work.

How To Become A Journalist is available to order HERE as an ebook or a paperback.

The book contains the following chapters:

A new book titled How To Become A Journalist


CHAPTER 1: Nine personal qualities that you need to be a journalist

CHAPTER 2: Finding the hook in a news story and how to interview

CHAPTER 3: The building blocks of a story and headline writing

CHAPTER 4: How to source news – 19 top tips

CHAPTER 5: Covering court, inquests and council meetings

CHAPTER 6: How to write great features

CHAPTER 7: How you can use social media as a journalist

CHAPTER 8: Taking photographs and tips for photojournalists

CHAPTER 9: Work experience and building a press portfolio

CHAPTER 10: How to do a great interview for a trainee journalist job

CHAPTER 11: Training courses, journalism degrees and essential resources


If you want to know anything further about the book’s content or you would like any careers advice about journalism please feel free to get in touch with me at