Careers in Journalism, Third edition [NOOK Book]

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Expert guidance on exploring and choosing the perfect job for you





Would you describe yourself as an observant person? Are you fascinated by certain questions and driven to find answers? Do you want to learn about the world and share your ideas with others? If you answer “yes” to just one of these questions, you’ll excel in the field of ...

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Careers in Journalism, Third edition

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Overview

Expert guidance on exploring and choosing the perfect job for you





Would you describe yourself as an observant person? Are you fascinated by certain questions and driven to find answers? Do you want to learn about the world and share your ideas with others? If you answer “yes” to just one of these questions, you’ll excel in the field of journalism. The industry needs writers, editors, researchers, graphic designers, and web masters. Stop waiting for your questions about a journalism career to resolve themselves; investigate this book and track down the career you want.





Before you invest your time, money, and effort, examine Careers in Journalism for accurate portrayals of what various specialties entail. This concise yet comprehensive guide provides numerous tips for finding and keeping the job that's right for you. Whether your interests lie in magazines, books, the Internet, education, or business, this updated edition will help you:





  • Develop a clear understanding of the various careers in journalism

  • Key in on the specialty that's right for you--writer, copyeditor, teacher, researcher, photographer, and more

  • Find the education and training you'll need to pursue your specialty

  • Familiarize yourself with current salaries and the best job prospects





Interviews with people working in the field offer insight into actual day-to-day working environments. Sample résumés and cover letters guide you on making a good professional impression. Plus, there is a glossary of industry terms, and the appendixes cover journalism programs, professional organizations, other resources, and the Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics. Careers in Journalism is the first step in preparing yourself for what to expect and what to project in order to succeed, no matter which path you choose.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071466370
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/18/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 700 KB

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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