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.

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    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
    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    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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