To be a journalist you need a solid background in English, ideally educated to college level

      However, the key elements of good journalism is as much about telling a good story as ensuring that your grammar is impeccable. If you are still young then a college or University degree is the way to go.The University of Malawi offers Bachelor of arts degree in Journalism and a Diploma in Journalism.  What can you gain from journalism?

Journalism as a field of interest

 It is a field of interest which is attractive to people from various disciplines like economics, sociology, physics, history or political science History, social science or politics degrees can all set you up to be like a journalist, as a good journalist will draw on knowledge and experience in all the areas.