Top skills that successful journalists possess

Journalism is an exciting and rewarding career if you are passionate about reporting happenings in an interesting way. Journalists are now in a better position than ever to advance their careers through opportunities in digital platforms and traditional media.

However, the competition is fierce and it takes some essential skills to become a successful journalist.

The skills are below:

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Digital skills
  • Research abilities
  • Critical thinking
  • Investigation skills
  • Storytelling skills
  • Journalism ethics
  • Industry knowledge