For those graduating in December (like me), finding a journalism job is proving to be slightly difficult. Newspapers are cutting backing, getting a new media job is somewhat difficult, and let’s be honest…the state of journalism is in a flux. Who the hell is a real journalist anyways? We are all sneaky little reporters with our camera phones, Twitter accounts, blogs, and all the other crap I’m forgetting. So, what do we do?
Well, I’m not exactly sure. But here are some ideas…
Seven steps to get a journalism job in this wonderful economy. They are pretty obvious but check them out.
Visit JournalismJobs.com, throw your resume up, and start searching. I was surprised to see 364 Newspapers/Wires jobs available but only 162 online media jobs open. Interesting. (POLITICO and AOL Inc has several positions available).
I would also check out Poynter Career Center. There are currently 149 jobs posted.
A handful of jobs for thousands of college graduates. If all else fails there is always graduate school! Good luck!