I WOULD say I am one of the lucky ones. If you are a journalism student, trying to get some work experience, it can be a bit of a vicious cycle. If you have no experience, it can be hard to get some.
But I have some and have been spending my holidays beefing up my CV with even more.
I’ve had work experience at the Scottish Daily Mail, Clyde and Forth Press and the Scottish News of the World.
And then – thanks to my dad who seems ludicrously well-connected, even though he has no involvement with the media – I was offered work experience at the Paisley Daily Express. Where I live, it’s our biggest local newspaper.