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Transitioning to a new Career

September 3, 2011

If you’ve been contemplating a career change due to a recent lay off in your newsroom, you might be wondering, “what should I do next? Stay in the business or find something new? How can I capitalize on my experience?” With today’s economy, and shrinking staff in newsrooms all over the country, staying in theContinue Reading

If you’ve been contemplating a career change due to a recent lay off in your newsroom, you might be wondering,...
by Susan Geary, read more

The One-Paragraph Pitch

August 30, 2011

I used to received a daily newsletter about Broadcast Media with a regular feature called “the One Paragraph Pitch.” It allows young entry-level News Reporters the opportunity to get their name out to News Directors around the world who might be seeking new talent…

I used to received a daily newsletter about Broadcast Media with a regular feature called "the One Paragraph Pitch." It...
by Susan Geary, read more

Being Brutal with the Red Pen

August 17, 2011 Tags:, , ,

Last week I said there are Three Simple Rules for Better Broadcast Writing. And yes, they are simple. No rule has more than ten words. Each rule is straightforward. Each is easy to understand. I also said the simplicity was deceptive. The deception comes not in learning the rules, but rather in sticking to them.Continue Reading

Last week I said there are Three Simple Rules for Better Broadcast Writing. And yes, they are simple. No rule...
by Paul Skolnick, read more