A day in the life of a journalism student

-0-[A typical day in the life of a journalism student varies depending on their schedule, extracurricular activities, and personal interests. However, here is a general overview of what a journalism student’s day may look like:

journalism class in session
Journalism students plan stories and write for the publication each day in first period. (Kori Inthavong)

7:00 AM: Wake up and check the news – Journalism students are usually early risers as they need to stay updated with the latest news and events. They might check the headlines of major news outlets, read newsletters or browse social media for relevant updates.

8:00 AM: Attend morning classes – Journalism students usually have first period mornings, in which they may do stuff such as news writing, photojournalism and take  time to check in with beats and conduct interviews around campus.

12:00 PM: Break for lunch – Many journalism students use their extra time to check interview notes or ask more questions if they have too.

1:00 PM: Work on assignments – Journalism students are often required to work on assignments, such as writing articles in class. They may spend several hours conducting research, interviewing sources, or editing their work.

4:00 PM: Attend club meetings – Many journalism students participate in extracurricular activities, such as student-run publications, radio or television shows, or journalism clubs.

 7:00 PM: Wrap up assignments and relax – After a long day of classes, assignments, and extracurricular activities, journalism students may take some time to relax, catch up on reading, or work on personal projects. They may also attend events or lectures related to journalism.

9:00 PM: Sleep – Journalism students need to be well-rested as they have to stay alert and focused while working on their assignments and reporting stories. A good night’s sleep is essential for their mental and physical well-being