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The Journey of a Journalist: A few tips on becoming a Freelance Writer in Canada

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If one has the ability to paraphrase a chain of true events; to report on a truthful story; to give the audience an opportunity to view a scene through the eyes of another individual - one can write from one's heart.

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One can definitely receive monetary rewards (paid per project - on a 'freelance' basis) after having written for a company. Newspapers and magazines will hire Journalists who are traveling on this Journey!

How does one become a Freelance Journalist in Toronto, Canada?

  • Pay attention to online newsletters and social media web-sites that are recruiting content-contributors
  • Create one's own web-site as a means of displaying a portfolio of written work
  • Enroll in a creative writing course at the local library to gain insight on different writing styles
  • Be confident in one's ability to persuade an audience
  • Present one's skills to editors who require writing for multimedia products and advertisements
  • Approach T.V. and Radio Personalities who may need help with writing jingles or slogans
  • Introduce oneself to wedding planners who are always recommending wedding speech writers
  • Create one's own audio-slideshows to be used as presentations for interviewers

Take a look at several educational training options as follows:

CENTENNIAL COLLEGE JOURNALIST PROGRAM

RYERSON SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO JOURNALISM STUDIES

LIST OF ALL SCHOOLS IN NORTH AMERICA

These VIDEOS (below) will serve as helpful tools:

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VIDEO 2 - displaying a different perspective opposing post-secondary studies in this field - guiding viewers to COMPARABLE ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS.

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Becoming a successful Journalist involves networking with friends and colleagues, having conversations to collect testimonials and conducting research to acquire evidence in support of one's written claims.

One might pursue a position in Sports News Casting or Late Night T.V. Talk Shows!

Save this link (below) to your favorites and stay tuned for more updates from this Canadian Jobs Journalist / Career Coach - right here on Examiner.com!

http://www.examiner.com/career-coach-in-toronto/arlanna-alie

Happy Searching, Toronto!

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