You can get into this career through a degree in journalism or English, or a postgraduate journalism qualification.
If you have a degree, you may be able to do an 18 to 22 week Fast Track NCTJ Diploma in Journalism course offered by National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels for a degree
- a degree in any subject for a postgraduate course