‘Life without ambition is like a ship without rudder’
Different people have different ambitions. Some want to be rich. Some wish to become leaders to gain honour. Some desire to be great scientists. There are others who are mainly led by a spirit of adventure. Dreaming about touring the world, desiring to be a celebrity, wanting to be a teacher my goals varied. But all these were short lived.
DETERMINING MY AMBITION
‘Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.’ I took up a passion for writing at an early age. I felt that writing was very easy to me because it called for organizational skills instead of mathematical skills or logic. In my middle school, I wrote articles for my school magazine. From that point, I had an idea that I wanted to dedicate my life to writing in some way or the other. And thus, I wanted my career to nourish my communicative and writing skills. Journalism seemed to be the perfect option. Yes, my ambition is to become a JOURNALIST.
‘Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.’
I would like to pursue a career in the field of Journalism because of my desire to share the information I receive. I want to report the truth about what goes on in our community and the world. I want to share my ideas, views and bring a new innovative touch to my peers. I wish to influence the public, just as the public influences me to write. I yearn to bring about a change in the society.
VIEWS OF SOCIETY
‘Ambition is believing in yourself even when no one else in the world does.’
When journalism is chosen as a career, society tends to have an image of a group of photographers chasing celebrities. If not, an image of an anonymous person writing biased comments about current affairs, trying to manipulate the truth is formed. They are all wrong. Journalism is so much more. The general work of a journalist consists of interviewing and attending events in all conditions in order to gather news and information for