Latinitas – nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment andadvancement of Latina youth through media, art, culture &technology. We offer workshops & training to help girlsbuild confidence and express themselves creativelythrough multimedia.Latinitas – Voices of Young Latinas
www.MyLatinitas.comDigital magazine by, for & about young Latinas
What is a Reporter? A reporter gathers information, investigates newsstories, conducts interviews, and tries to gather asmany facts about a story. A reporter then present their findings to the publicby newspapers, magazines, blogs, television andradio.
What is a Reporter? A reporter’s workplace can vary from working inoffices, in large rooms with other reporters or theycan also be found on the scene of a report.Reporters can work in all types of media like: news television stations radio websites magazines newspapers
What skills are needed? Reporters have to be good at writingclearly and effectively since theyspend most of their time developingand writing news stories. Having good computer skills isnecessary because reporters do a lotof research.
Reporter Skills: They should also possess good communicationand interpersonal skills because reporters dealwith people constantly. Reporters must have excellent memory, have theability to meet constant deadlines, multitask.Being bilingual is a plus.
What training is required? Most employers hire reporters with a bachelorsdegree in journalism or mass communications. Internships with news organization is greatexperience and exposure to the field.
How can you get started? While in high school it is a good idea to getinvolved in school activities and clubs relating tomedia and communications such as: Join Yearbook Join School Newspaper Join Media Tech Club Take Journalism & Writing Courses Get Published Get involved in Latinitas
Get started with Latinitas Join our Youth Editorial Advisory Board Become a Guest Writer or Guest Blogger Submit essays to get published Attend a multimedia workshop Become a Youth Multimedia Intern Serve as a peer mentor Aid as a multimedia arts camp leader
Communication Careers There are many career opportunities in media andcommunications such as: Public Relations Publishing Marketing Advertising Editor Writer Interpreter Translator
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