Entertainment journalism is any form of journalism that talks about entertainment and glamour. To become a fabulous entertainment journalist you should have a impressive knowledge of glamour world. The field looks so easy when you hear about it but you will actually understand with time that it takes courage, creativity and confidence to become an entertainment journalist. So here are some wonderful tips which would be helpful to you:
Skills & Education
A college degree in journalism, English, or creative writing is recommended for this career and should include courses in non-fiction writing, reporting, new media journalism, editing, and mass communication law. Writers must have a strong command of the English language and the fundamentals of constructing a compelling article.
Write a Movie or Book Review
Startup with the profession
Amateur entertainment writers usually blog or write reviews for the pleasure of it without any monetary compensation. In some cases, a good blog can tempt so many visitors that the companies will start calling you for their advertisements which would bring you a good living without any extra efforts. What you exactly need: keep writing everyday and try to bring some new ideas and new things in your writing. However, true professional positions in entertainment journalism usually require an internship, experience writing for a magazine or newspaper, and a bachelor's degree in journalism. Some entertainment journalists go into broadcast journalism and work as hosts or correspondents for TV shows about celebrities, music or movies.
Give your viewers/readers a look behind-the-scenes.
Apply for a day pass which gives you access to the red carpet up until 11 a.m. on the day of the awards show. This allows you a real behind-the-scenes look at how the event is put together.
By- Sonam Gupta