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Some students embark on their Journalism course with a rather restricted view of where they might want to work and what 'journalism' entails. As you progress through the Deakin course you should have a more realistic view of what it means to be a journalist. For instance, it's not enough just to want to write.
Employers will be as interested in your news gathering abilities and your ability to show initiative as they will in your writing skills. These are some of the things that employers look for in journalism graduates: