Sivitanidios Public School Of Trades & Vocations


A sports journalist deals with the production of news concerning the sports world, from the source to its broadcast. He/she processes the news, edits it and then forwards it to the public, using the media.


Graduates of secondary education schools, such as Vocational high schools, Technical high schools, General high schools and Multidisciplinary high schools, are allowed to enroll, according to m.d. 5954.


On completion of their training, graduates receive a Vocational Training Certificate. On the condition that they pass the examination organised by EOPPEP, they receive a level-5 Certificate in Vocational Training in their field.

Duration of studies

IEK studies include 5 terms (semesters). Four of these terms, that is 1,200 hours, are theoretical and laboratory classes, whereas in the 5th term students become interns and apprentices for 960 hours (Training Practice).

Job description

The press, the radio and television or the Internet are the media where a sports journalist reports news from the world of sports. He/she needs to be a multi-tasker as he/she has to have all the practical skills and knowledge necessary in order to be qualified for the hectic world of sports and journalism. Excellent linguistic skills are essential, as well as knowledge of athletic terminology.