What I learned interviewing Crystal Ayala, Telemundo anchor
The career that I have chosen is journalism broadcasting. I interviewed with Crystal Ayala, a news anchor at Telemundo. I contacted her through Facebook and asked if I could interview her for a career planning class to discuss the field I want to pursue. After she agreed, I was excited yet nervous. I asked a series of questions about her …
2016 salary scale for public relations professionals
According to the 2016 Salary Survey from PR Week, the median salary for public relations professionals jumped over $8,000 from 2015. With the internet and social media making everything a company and their employees do a potential crisis situation that can turn viral, it’s not hard to see why companies are paying for talent that can keep their brand in …
2015 TV news salaries and pay scale: Reporters, producers, social media, multimedia
RTDNA released their annual Salary Survey of newsrooms from across the country in collaboration with Hofstra University. Compensation is one of the most asked about topics from broadcast journalism students. It’s also one of the hardest for students to get answered because not many professionals are willing to disclose their pay. Thanks to RTDNA and Hofstra for putting together the …
Journalism schools failing Latinos, media companies suffer
Journalism schools across the country are failing Latinos – and creating a talent deficit for media companies in the U.S. The chaos of the Internet has wrecked on the industry and has left journalism schools scurrying to plug the digital holes in their curriculum, while universities ignore the Latino demographic tsunami that is moments away from engulfing and sinking …
Journalism students sing SPJ Code of Ethics Song
Who knew journalism ethics could be so fun? Students at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism sing the SPJ Code of Ethics song.
University of Texas offers free online data-driven journalism class
The University of Texas has brought together media professionals from The New York Times, NPR, ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle to teach its latest Massive Open Online Course on data-driven journalism.
The Carter Center Awards 2013-2014 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships
The Carter Center announced the recipients of the 2013-2014 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism today. Selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, the 17th annual class of fellows includes six from the United States, two from Romania, and for the first time, two teams from Colombia. (See below for a full list of fellows and their project …
Baylor students seek to re-establish NAHJ chapter
After two years of inactivity, students trying to bring back Hispanic journalism Baylor students seek to re-establish NAHJ chapter By Ashley Yeaman Baylor Lariat Reporter After two years of inactivity, two Baylor students are trying to bring the National Association of Hispanic Journalists back to campus. Heading the effort to re-establish the chapter are Baytown senior Carmen Galvan, a journalism …
List of NY Times reporters, editors, photographers and producers on Twitter
Journalism students can be slow to adopt all the necessary social media tools that professionals utilize. Using twitter is not an option, but a necessity if students are going to successfully break into the news business. Follow this public list on Twitter to keep up with the NYT journalists.
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