How to become a writer: Sirin's story

Meet Sirin, writer and associate editor for Vice. Part of the BBC Bitesize World of work series.

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I pitched a story to Vice and they published it and paid me for it – and I suddenly thought wow, people will actually pay for my writing.

  • Writer and associate editor Sirin Kale works for – a global digital magazine and broadcaster aimed at young people.
  • Sirin also freelances for other publications, including the Guardian, Observer Magazine and Time Out.
  • In her short film on BBC Bitesize Careers, Sirin talks about how she got her break in journalism and gives some advice to aspiring writers.

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