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Journalist Interview Questions

"When searching for a job as a journalist, get ready to be grilled on your journalistic practices and ethics. Consider creating a personal website with examples of your past work as news organizations will be interested in past reporting and writing samples. A diverse portfolio and a bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field will give you a strong advantage."

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For samples of my work.

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I provided them.

"Do you know how to type?"

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Unfortunately the interview was a while back, and I don't recall many specific questions. I believe I was asked about what long-term projects I would want to work on.

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Why do you want to leave your current job?

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Who is the Minority Whip?

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"What do you think about Saudi Arabia?"

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What do you consider to be your weaknesses?

Examples of challenging situations I'd been in as a journalist; the work of which I was most proud; examples of my experience interviewing high-level officials; level of skill and comfort with video-cameras for broadcasts and and conducting interviews.

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