I Am a Journalist

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    Being a journalist isn't nearly as glamorous as some think it is. And it's not as bad as Hollywood makes it seem. But it is a good job for anyone who likes to write. Mostly, it's just day-to-day drudgery like any other job. Most of my career, I've covered sports but I was always...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 6, 2012

    First night of sex Oh,

    first experience of sex, that's so exciting. A big step for a girl to a womans life. This is a really big and important thing and it should be treat with seriosity. Even you are a rebel one or simple nonconfomist and you don't think that sex should be something that you only do...
    RosaryLaCroix RosaryLaCroix
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    cyber relationship Internet had a huge impact

    of peoples life till the begginign, now everything is done on the internet : shoping, reading, listening the music, playing and even loving. Is easier for many peoples to love on internet, is easier to tell your feelings when you are in your room and if you don't like what the...
    RosaryLaCroix RosaryLaCroix
    22-25, F
    Jun 9, 2015

    Thinker, Game Changer & Editor For Scameditors.com Under Pen Name Glen Cole

    My 30 year career in journalism and advertising is extensive, varied and  very low key.  My mission at ScamEditors.com is to make people aware of how they eat, think and behave in a consumer, commercial culture. I'm a funloving pragmatic idealist.  Like Plato who sought...
    GlenCole GlenCole
    Apr 27, 2012

    Any fundamental tips

    for a freelance journalist looking for work?
    LordSathanus LordSathanus
    22-25, M
    Jul 10, 2015

    Living My Dream.

    I prefer to remain as anonymous as possible on EP, so I won't say which publication I write for, but I am a journalist and I love it. At the moment, I'm just working neighborhood beats. Nothing too exciting, although I get to do the occasional police/crime story, which I love...
    CleverScreenName CleverScreenName
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 8, 2010

    Fashion Journalism

    Hi everybody, I wanted to share with you my work experience in the fashion industry. I live and work in Milan, Italy as a freelance fashion journalist. Well, I wasn't always freelancer, but it just happened. After many unpaid jobs, low paid jobs and jobs that were just horrible...
    nenadc nenadc
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

    Work Confidence

    I work as a journalist on a provincial newspaper in the Republic of Ireland. I suffer terribly from a lack of confidence while at work, as I do not fit in with the traditional stereotype of a macho journalist. But the real problem is this: Whenever I hear my story has been...
    nick468 nick468
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2009

    Sometimes I struggle with maintaining a healthy

    work-life balance. It's a demanding field, and I work for a demanding publication. On top of that, I'm a perfectionist who's not only always looking for a story when I'm out, but also looking for the best angle from which to tell it. My ex-boyfriend used to say, "Can't you...
    ashadams244 ashadams244
    31-35, F
    Nov 23, 2015

    On This Site, I Have to Ans...

    On this site, I have to answer a big, "Yes". hahahaha
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    Jul 16, 2008
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2016

    I Like to Write. ...

    I like to write. I dont think I am a journalist per say.
    WhatIhavebecome WhatIhavebecome
    1 Response Jul 16, 2008


    A few days ago, a journalist friend and I got to talking about some of the perks of our job. We got into meeting celebrities and I've had it on my mind since then. I decided, as a way to try and remember them all, that I would make a list of celebrities I've met. There are tons...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper
    51-55, M
    Sep 8, 2012

    Spy Vs. Spy

    No. But I am oddity about newspapers. I worked in that business for nigh on 20 years. So I truly know the ins and outs. It's funny. Television people try to have just a little bit more style than us writer types. Which we always thought is ridiculous. And they're so annoying when...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper
    51-55, M
    Nov 19, 2012
    Dustyghost Dustyghost
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    I'm Majordomo At the 4th Estate

     "Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist's credibility."    I graduated from high school at 17 - a year earlier than most.   Back when there were floppy disks and no one knew the word blog.   in 2006, convelscencing from...
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    Apr 15, 2009

    Started In The Industry

    Hi everyone, I'm an Aussie who has just made his break into the industry. I've been wanting in since, well for as long as I can remember. After trying various ways to get in I finally made it into my dream career. Although I don't want to name the newspaper I write for, I can...
    KurtAustin KurtAustin
    18-21, M
    May 2, 2010
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