Can I Get A Journalism Job With An English Degree In Professional Writing?
I asked this a while back and everybody kept telling me I couldn't but I was looking at a lot of news anchors and journalist and a lot of them majored in english? (katie couric) Anyways, is professional writing journalism? Because a lot of people say it pertains more to the publishing field but I thought that was creative writing? I'm lost and my school doesn't have a direct journalism degree so I need help. Thanks in advance :)
Asked By: Hcu - 7/27/2010
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Yes, there are a variety of jobs for persons with a degree injournalism or a degree in English. They are... More
Answered By: George - 7/27/2010
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I would think that you'd be able to get a job as a journalist as long as you have knowledge of the AP style or writing and you know how to use the Chicago Manual of Style... More
Answered By: Katherine - 7/27/2010
Journalism is a style of "professional writing". With an English degree like the one you are describing, you are learning the different writing styles, but not specializing in one certain area. Publishing is a broad category as it includes newspapers, magazines, books, and a vast array of other printed works which all... More
Answered By: ♥jayde - 7/27/2010
Yes, they majored in English or Journalism, but they didn't major in "professional writing," because that degree didn't exist when people like Couric were in school. It's a later development, and it is not the same as a solid English or solid Journalism degree... More
Answered By: Lili - 7/27/2010
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