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The “People Power” Job Superbook Book 10: Media-Journalism Career (Journalism Jobs-Schools, Worldwide Media Guide)

ByTony Kelbrat

In general, communications is considered a glamor industry because of the creativity involved so competition is fierce, even for people with advanced degrees. I've known several people with journalism degrees who couldn't find a job so they ended up as high school teachers or something like that. It's all about your ability with words. Newscasts have to be written everyday. They have to have fresh, new, exciting, crisp stories. It takes a certain pragmatic skill to write good news copy quickly. If you can get a story, summarize it down into your own words very quickly, edit news footage to go with it to create a quick story on the nightly newscast, you will easily be in demand because these skills are rather rare. People who do these jobs often get tired of the stress involved and quit. On the other hand, I heard of one talk show host who had two jobs in different cities. He did his morning talk show, took a plane to the other city 150 miles away, did his evening show

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Publication Date
Dec 22, 2013
Language
English
ISBN
9781304736604
Category
Business & Economics
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): Tony Kelbrat

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EPUB

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