What a journalist does involves more than just writing. It takes a keen eye to spot the right story. It takes time and dedication to chase down the facts and figures. It makes a difference to tell someone's story. So always do what makes you feel pure bliss. If you do, it will make a difference.
Jill Langlois is a freelance journalist based in São Paulo, Brazil. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Associated Press, USA Today, GlobalPost and The Globe and Mail, among other publications. You can visit her at http://jilllanglois.com/.
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