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Political Reporters

Tips for Entry

Get an internship. The Fund for American Studies ( is a great source for getting a political reporter internship in Washington, D.C. or around the world.

Visit,, to see a list of the top colleges for journalism and communications.

Be sure to stay informed about political events by reading a variety of notable publications and watching news shows.

Because competition is keen, practice your interviewing skills with a friend. Make sure you know the answers to typical interview questions.

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