Travel Journalism


Thinking About Launching Your Journalism Career?
Here’s What You Need to Know to Consider Travel Journalism.


Are you a student studying journalism – or do you plan to go into the field? Are you adventurous and curious about global cultures? Do you have the tenacity and inspiration to become a freelance writer?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you may be interested in considering travel journalism. This field is not for everyone — as it requires a reporter who is willing to be nimble, adventurous and proactive in cultivating clients over the length of your career.

But with the right mix of your personality with the stories that are out there for you to uncover and tell — you could be on your way to loving the life of a true travel journalist.


Here’s what you need to know to make it in this industry:

Audience: Who reads travel journalism?

Finding Stories: What exactly to write about?

Research: How to get the information you need?

Ethics: What to keep in mind from an ethical perspective?

Employers: Where can you work as a travel journalist?

Career: Do you want to become a travel journalist?