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.
woman at computer taking an editing test for a job
How to Pass an Edit Test to Get That Writing Job
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: Love of language, Familiar with AP style, 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
Exterior view of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism
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
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
Photo editor working at lightbox
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?