On the Record: Virtual speed mentoring for students, recent graduates

  EGMN is teaming up with our alumni to engage journalism / communication students and recent graduates that want advice on how to navigate their career during COVID.  Our alumni partners are excited for the opportunity to work with you. While all mentors have journalism experience, some have ventured into other industries like communications or marketing. EGMN is Texas’ largest …

Buy a student calendar, help diversify journalism

At past Excellence in Journalism conferences, many journalists have found mentors and confirmed their passion for media. This year, 12 EGMN students from Houston are trying to raise money to attend the conference in San Antonio so they are selling calendars to have a chance at making their mark on the media world. As a part of their multifaceted fundraising …

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Journalist’s cover letter for public relations job

After graduating from journalism school, young graduates often don’t think to look beyond newspapers and television stations for jobs. As young communications professionals with multimedia expertise, job opportunities abound in a variety of sectors. Public relations is one industry that actively seeks journalists. Below is a cover letter from a former EGMN student that helped the young journalist land a …