The best introduction to basic sketching can be found in the first section of this guide. While working on that section, I noticed it’s extremely necessary to not spend more than 10 minutes on a sheet of paper, even though the time saved can be very valuable. Instead of drawing on paper, sketching on the computer is much easier, and allows you to go to any size you want and do almost any image you want. Also, having sketching tools to go with your computer allows you to quickly edit your work or make changes in your work without leaving your computer. I will also show you a simple way to create a simple, yet effective vector interface for using Sketch on your computer.
If you’re considering a career in journalism, you’re probably already on the hunt for a job. Here’s the good news- you’ve likely found it.
And it’s likely not something you’ll take for granted.
There are more jobs in journalism than jobs in any other profession in the country!
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that there are about 10,000 jobs in journalism. So that amounts to more than double the jobs you’ll find in law, a field with its own unique set of job requirements, requirements that are far easier to find in a profession defined by the media itself: the news.
Here’s a simple rundown of some of the basics you’ll need to know if you want to join the ranks of press journalists:
You must be a native-born American or legal permanent resident.
Journalists must have at least a bachelor’s degree from any accredited American college OR you must have a law degree from another jurisdiction.
You must have been hired into or hired out of a federal public service employment program for at least 20 years. In most cases, this period starts on your last day on the job.
You have to have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in one of two media-related fields (in alphabetical order: education, entertainment, history, science or government).
You have to be hired into or hired out of a newspaper/magazine or Internet news service.
You must have a journalism degree in a specific journalism specialty and for your specialty, have a master’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited American college OR have a law degree OR have completed a foreign degree from another jurisdiction.
Many of these fields require you to pass a basic journalism test before you can be hired. Some, however, will only accept candidates who