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Don’t go into journalism for the glamour

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Thursday 25th August 2011

Journalism can be exciting, nerve-racking, mind-numbingly dull and, at times, very very annoying. But unless you’re a film critic or showbiz correspondent, it’s rarely glamorous. One minute you’re reporting a murder trial at the Old Bailey that gives you nightmares, the next you’re up to your knees in mud writing about an eccentric recluse living on a Thames houseboat. When I worked in hard news I’d arrive in the news ...keep reading