Katherine spoke to Sunil Patel about his experiences of going to Syria and reporting the war without journalism training.
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Today, we're looking at the world of war reporting. Kat spoke to former Frontline journalist Richard Pendry on his experiences of reporting conflicts in Chechnya, Iraq and Afghanistan, and his views on the future of war reporting.
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Current trainee Owen Walker spoke to Katherine about the #BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme, and shares his advice for the applications, which open today.
Are you thinking of applying to the scheme? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @wannabehacks.
Katherine gives her #advice on how to stay positive in the bleak world of endless #journalism job #applications:
Are you looking for a job in journalism at the moment? How do you stay motivated? Let us know in the comments or tweet us @wannabehacks.
Love it or hate it, it's a big part of life as a journalist.
Here, Katherine offers her top tips for trading tales.
Have you got any advice for nervous networkers?
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Wannabe Hacks is five aspiring journalists blogging about getting into the media via different routes.
It provides tips and guidance on how to get into the media from people trying to do just that, right now. This is journalism advice straight from the horse’s mouth.
The Hacks write about work experience, improving their writing skills and filling in application forms, each from their own different perspective.