|English and Related Literature|
|The Cyprus Weekly|
|Journalism and publishing|
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A day in the life of a Journalist in Cyprus
Courses taken since graduation
MA in Translation Studies
Where I hope to be in 5 years
I hope to eventually work for a much larger publication.
My advice to students considering work
Start job searching early, and just apply apply apply!
What I do
I translate articles from the Greek press, conduct research on foreign press websites and write my own articles for the lifestyle section of the Cyprus Weekly English language newspaper.
Skills I use and how I developed them
Fluency in English and Greek.
Conducting research and writing at a professional level.
What I like most
The laid back environment and the fact that I am building up a portfolio of articles.
What I like least
The fact that I do not have the freedom to write about whatever I choose.
What would I change? I would go back to the UK or the US for some work experience before returning to Cyprus.
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