By Felipe Simões, Talent Sourcer at Runtastic
Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
Those are the six fundamental questions in journalism that you want to answer when you report on a story, no matter the medium: online, newspaper, radio, or television.
The first four are very straightforward most of the time, but the last two are where the nuances lie – and that’s why they are so important to ask. And those are precisely the ones I was asked the most when I joined Runtastic. “Why did you decide to apply and make a career change?” “Why did you decide to move away from Journalism?” “How did you change your career from being a Journalist to working as a Talent Sourcer?”
As the saying goes, old habits die hard. So I will try my best to answer all six questions that I have mentioned in the beginning of this blog post, but I will focus on the last two to explain how my journey took me from Journalism to Human Relations.
How I started in journalism
I’m originally from Brazil and have a passion for football—that was my main motivation for pursuing journalism. With little to no skills as a player, I never had a shot of being anything other than an admirer of the game. So when the time came to choose a profession, I went…
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