Careers in Media
General Career Information
Even seasoned writers have a hard time creating cover letters and resumes that will stand out above the rest. Sharpen your skills so that you sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.
- The Basics of Applying for Media Jobs
- How to Write a Media Cover Letter
- How to Write a Media Resume
- How to Prepare for a Media Job Interview
- Questions to Ask During a Media Job Interview
- How to Negotiate a Media Contract
- Create a Journalist Website to Market Yourself
- Top Cities for Media Jobs
- Top Paying Media Jobs
Get ready to search for your dream job in print media. Whether you're looking to see your byline in a daily newspaper or you're just looking for a freelance position, make sure you are ready for the demands that you will face.
- Working at a Daily Newspaper
- Working at a Weekly Community Newspaper
- How to Sell Newspaper Advertisements
- Collecting Clips to Show Off Your Work
Your next job in broadcasting can be your best job with a little planning. Develop your on-air brand and a resume that will be impossible for a radio or TV station to resist.
- The Basics of a TV Contract
- Create a Broadcast News Resume
- Build a TV Resume Videotape or DVD
- Pros and Cons of Working in a Larger TV Market
- How to Become a Television Writer
- How to Become a TV Personality
- How to Become a Radio Personality
- Host a Successful Radio Remote Broadcast
- Broadcasting Jobs
Going online isn't just a hobby for those who know how to use the web to forge a career. Get the skills you need to get an Internet writing job or to make money with a website.
- Where to Find Blogging Jobs
- Online Writing Jobs
- 4 Elements of a Profitable Website
- Social Media Manager Career Profile
Even if you're not searching for a job, make sure you don't grow stale in your manager's eyes. Brush up on media writing, shooting and online skills so that you stay ahead of your co-workers.
- Win Media Awards
- How Media Professionals Can Use Social Networking
- Asking Tough Reporter Questions
- Live Shot Tips for TV News Reporters
- News Writing on Twitter
- Writing News Headlines for the Web
- Writing Stories on Crime and Punishment
- Writing Stories on Political Polls