Publicist

Needed competencies and skills

Career Progression and Training Opportunities

Publicists usually have a degree in Communications, Journalism or Business.  Other particularly useful qualifications include those in Public Relations, Public Speaking, Writing, Journalism, and Film History and/or Production.  Internships or work-study often provide entry-level positions for Publicists.

More information (links to materials)

www.creativeskillset.org

http://www3.ul.ie/courses/JournalismAndNewMedia.php

http://www.dcu.ie/prospective/

http://www.dbs.ie/journalism/ba-hons/full-time-degree

http://www.ucc.ie/en/filmstudies/ba/

http://www.dbs.ie/film-studies/ba-hons/full-time-degree

Post-leaving Certificate Courses:

http://www.careersportal.ie/courses/plccoursesectors.php?job_id=161&sector_id=20

http://www.dlcfe.ie/11PJ5.html

http://www.dlcfe.ie/11PJ6.html

http://cavaninstitute.ie/coursefees2012_13/CI061JG.pdf

http://www.traleecc.com/pages/journalism.htm

http://www.dlcfe.ie/FEBrochure.pdf