Articles, Issue 2.2

Tales of the Unexpected

What skills and attributes successful graduates of a combined journalism course felt had improved their employability

Sharon Maxwell-Magnus

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In a previous edition of the AJE Journal, Cathy Darby (2012) examined what skills the next generation of professional journalists will need. But not everyone who studies journalism will become a journalist or even want to do so. So what skills do former students who took a course in journalism value about that course in relation to their employability, particularly those in graduate level jobs?