By Prosper Okoye

General Manager, Benue Printing and Publishing Corporation (BPPC), publisher of The Voice Newspaper, Mr Ben Agande has charged students of Helena Heritage Academy, Jalingo in Taraba State to cultivate hard-work, passion and extra effort, in order to practice journalism.

According to the GM who spoke recently, while playing host to SS1 – SS2 students of the academy, who were on an excursion to the corporation, “if they are to pursue a career in journalism, they should be ready to put in double effort, so as to to ensure professionalism is maintained.

“As it is in all professions, hard-work and dedication will also distinguish a good journalist from other practitioners in the field,” he said.

Speaking earlier, Editor of The Voice Newspaper, Solomon Ayado, counselled the students towards being good journalists.

He said, one needs to have flair for writing, have an ear for news, have passion for the job and most importantly, acquire education to be a journalist.

In a remark, Director, Helena Heritage Academy, Terkule Aorabee, expressed appreciation to the GM, BPPC for the opportunity given students of the academy to get first hand exposition on journalism.

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