CMP fashion journalism course student, Lounette Loubser, has secured at job at the UK’s top women’s magazine, Glamour.
And fashion journalism course student, Laurie van Jonsson, published a book, How to Become a Lingerie Designer.
So - what does a fashion journalist do?
A fashion journalist writes or broadcasts on the world of fashion. This may involve covering trends, news, reviewing new collections and interviewing designers or key players in the industry.
Take a look at this videos about the role of a fashion journalist:
This article gives you tips on starting in fashion journalism:
You can definitely make money as a fashion journalist.
Prospects state that the average pay for a newspaper journalist is £24,500, but this varies between regional and national newspapers.
Freelance rates vary. According to Londonfreelance.org, fees can vary from £190 per 1000 words for a big US magazine to £700 per 1000 words for a large circulation UK magazine and £420 per 1000 words for a smaller UK-based consumer magazine.
There are many places to look for work, including these websites:
See our fashion journalism course