Elahe Hicks and his son in the picture
Whatever medium you choose to work in, you will need a strong background in writing. Courses in English, language arts, humanities and social studies will push you to develop your skills in this area. Writing for the school newspaper, yearbook or literary magazine is helpful as well. Volunteering to work for your school’s TV or radio station, if it has either or both, could help you prepare for a place in broadcast journalism.