Want to become a news reporter? This is a great job with a lot of benefits. Not only does it bring a certain amount of fame (without being invasive) but it is also highly paid and with lots of flexibility and security. But it’s a competitive industry, so how do you get into it?
The best way to become a reporter is to start by taking a journalism degree. If you are older, then there are other journalism qualifications and courses that you can take online in order to bulk up a CV.
From there, there are additionally other things you can do to get noticed. For instance, you can try taking acting classes which can help to improve your speaking voice and physical presence. Likewise, you can try learning elocution. Learning to write and research can also be useful – as this will be part of the job depending on the precise nature of the role.
Finally, remember that today there are multiple routes to this position. You could always start out as a YouTube presenter or even create your own YouTube channel as a way to showcase your skills.