How to Break Into Journalism with No Prior Experience

Five years ago, I was a senior at Syracuse University with no writing or reporting experience, no published articles, and certainly no journalism internships to show for.

Fast forward to today and I have been a full-time journalist for almost five years. I’ve held two full-time roles, one at a company that owned many local newspapers, and currently at a trade publication that covers banking and real estate in New England…

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences