Changing career – from journalism to communications

Career Development / Career Guidance
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  • 20 days
Media and Communications professional based in Brisbane, Australia

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Job Description

After studying law and journalism and making good progress in a career in newspaper journalism, I found myself in a quandary when I moved to Australia. The majority of job vacancies in my field were in Sydney, but I was in Brisbane. The positions available in the ever-shrinking pool of journalism jobs were short-term contracts at best.

I decided to cross the divide into the world of media and communications – and I’ve never looked back. The change forced me to adapt and broaden my skills quite rapidly, as it’s a fast-paced and innovative industry. There’s always pressure to upskill and try new things. If you’re considering moving into communications, I can help answer the following questions:

• what will a career in communications give me?

• are my skills transferable?

• what types of roles are available?

• what career progression opportunities are out there?

• what upskilling should I do to ensure I get the best return for investing my time?