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A day in the life of a sports reporter

All the essential principles of journalism apply to reporting on sport just as much as politics, the economy or foreign affairs.

Experienced BBC Sport reporter Joe Wilson shows what life is like for a sports journalist, following his story from the initial stage to final broadcast on television.

You can recap the main points from the video in the accompanying worksheet:


BBC News School Report is a project which gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.

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