Career Development

Media can be a cutthroat industry. Use these career development tips and resources to build contacts, write effective resumes and get an edge over your competition.
Businesswoman Taking Interview Of Woman Sitting On Desk Against Clear Sky
Don't Blow Your Job Interview!
A day in the life of a book editor: acquire manuscripts for review, verify facts cited in material, reading and writing skills are important, keeps track of scheduled dates
Book Editor Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
A day in the life of a copywriter: produce error free content, write prose for advertising purposes, manage multiple projects, interpret creative direction
Copywriter Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
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How to Become a Magazine Writer or Freelancer
a day in the life of a copy editor: familiar with AP style, love of language, attention to detail, strong grammar
Copy Editor Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
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Get the Inside Scoop on How You Can Become a News Anchor
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So, You Want to Go to Journalism School?
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What It Takes to Be a Web Producer
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7 Points of a TV Contract to Review Before You Sign
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8 Steps to Get Prepared for Your Media Job Interview
Day in the Life of a Fact Checker
Fact Checker Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
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Questions to Ask During Your Media Job Interview
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Get Tips on How to Write a Winning Cover Letter for a Media Job
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The Pros and Cons of Media Industry Careers
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How to Find a Talent Agent to Boost Your Media Career
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Everything You Need to Know About Being a Magazine Editor
Top view of many books standing on a table.
How to Become a Literary Scout
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What Is the Role of a Photo Editor?
A day in the life of a media planner: Work closely with clients, Analyze data, Develop various media plans, Think creatively
Media Planner Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Thank You word typed on a Vintage Typewriter.
Nail That New Job With Perfect Post-Interview Etiquette
A day in the life of a publicist: Create and execute publicity plans for clients, Write press releases, Build and maintain relationships with various media outlets
Publicist Job Description: Salary, Skills, & More
Female novelist writing on the laptop
How to Become an Online Editor?
Young businesswoman shaking hands with a media headhunter she hopes will help her find a job in marketing..
Finding and Working With a Headhunter to Land a Media Industry Job
An author is discussing their work with an agent.
What Is a Literary Agent?