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How To Get A Job In Broadcasting

19 Nov

I had the opportunity to attend the Pulse media and journalism conference at my ex-university, Wilfrid Laurier (we’re on good terms though).

Not only was it fascinating but it enforced a genuine sense of optimism for journalists-to-be.

Yes there are fewer jobs in traditional outlets but industry bigwigs truly believe there’s hope for the industry and those aspiring to be a part of it.

One of the speakers was Anne Kircos, the Human Resources manager for CTV Southwestern Ontario. She discussed marketing oneself as a young journalist to broadcast outlets and the steps taken to do so. Of course I scribbled down some notes and I would love to share them with you.

If you’re interested in broadcast or any kind of journalistic career, copy and save, nay, tattoo this info on your forehead. Okay bad idea, unless you want to go into radio.

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