Thinks news is dead? As one noted reporter, Mark Twain, described it, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
Many newspapers are still thriving and even more internet news sources are coming online every day. The internet follows the same conventions as print news outlined in the tabs above, so there’s a growing need for writers who can gather and report information in all industries.
The person who can communicate has the advantage professionally. Every industry has a need for communications in public relations, education, sales, promotions, even business development. Being able to write lets you take your career in multiple directions.
In addition to Journalism and Mass Communication classes, St. Petersburg College's student newspaper – the Sandbox – is the perfect place for you to develop and refine your writing. Follow the tabs above from left to right to create an article. Then send it in here!
The Sandbox is open to any student and any kind of news:
What can you dream up?