How to get that first job

The Poynter Institute’s Joe Grimm recently posted snippets of advice for students who want to break into journalism.

…take courses in things you feel are your weak spot(s)…

…These are problematic times, but with them come MANY opportunities to learn….

…pursue something that interests you no matter what the field and that lets you apply your writing/listening/speaking/editing skills…

…These times are a new “wild west” frontier for online journalism.

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Basically, it boils down to mastering technology, leanign toa dapt and preparing toatake advantage of every opportunity that presents itself.

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