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I know this all sounds rather vague

I want to find more freelance writing jobs, but I have no idea where to begin. [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Jun 13, 2012 - 8 answers

Help with entry into journalism career?

I'm interested in a career in written journalism. I need help figuring out how to enter the field, and how to make a living at it. [more inside]
posted by Malad on Oct 10, 2011 - 18 answers

Super-successful fears for future

Where should/is my career-life headed next? [more inside]
posted by mistertoronto on Aug 2, 2011 - 9 answers

How to combine academic and creative work in the same field?

A case-study in journalism: after entering academia (j-school staff), will a feature writer say goodbye to creativity? [more inside]
posted by earthwormsleg on Jun 8, 2011 - 6 answers

Investigator of stuff, freelance...

Another career question: Journalist-teacher-investigator(?) edition. [more inside]
posted by Buffaload on May 31, 2011 - 2 answers

For as long as I can remember, I always wanted to be a journalist

Can an introvert be a journalist? If so... how? [more inside]
posted by Acey on Feb 15, 2011 - 10 answers

Lost cause?

What's life like after journalism? [more inside]
posted by DeWalt_Russ on Jan 29, 2011 - 14 answers

Further education for the itinerant journalist?

A generalist grad school program: Does such a thing exist? And can you recommend something like it to a listless journalist? [more inside]
posted by bicyclefish on Nov 2, 2010 - 21 answers

What careers might someone who's interested in interiewing people, fixing the world and making money look into?

Figuring out a career path: I'm an undergrad student who has a passion for interviewing people and getting their stories. I also want my carer to help make the world a better place and feel that I would be happiest if I could see my impact directly. What careers or jobs might I look into? [more inside]
posted by melancholyplay on Sep 15, 2010 - 17 answers

How do I get off journalism's sinking ship?

Get me out of journalism. Please. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 6, 2010 - 11 answers

Will a newspaper job inch me closer to a career in public relations?

Job_Offer_Filter: I'm a struggling freelance writer trying to (someday) break into the pr/communications field. I've just been offered a staff writer position at a small local newspaper. Does accepting the job inch me closer to my desired field? Or just burden me with a ton of unmarketable experience? [more inside]
posted by sureshot on Nov 23, 2009 - 11 answers

Help me transition from journalism to government PR and/or corporate communications

Due to a raft of factors beyond my control, I have to give up my awesome but poorly paid and very demanding job as a reporter and seek a more 9-5 employment, with better pay. AskMe, can you help me identify my selling points for PR and communications jobs? [more inside]
posted by t0astie on Mar 3, 2009 - 4 answers

How do I know how good a writer I am?

How do I know how good a writer I am? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 30, 2008 - 34 answers

Can I please be Matt Bai?

What route would I take if I decided I wanted to become a journalist at 30? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2008 - 15 answers

What should I do with my life?

20-something INTP, bored to death in his corporate gig, asks: What should I do with my life? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 8, 2008 - 28 answers

Can I work as a writer or medical liaison at a corporation, and pursue freelance journalism, simultaneously? Or would this be a conflict of interest?

Can I work as a writer or medical liaison at a corporation, and pursue freelance journalism, simultaneously? Or would this be a conflict of interest? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2008 - 4 answers

Masters in Journalism--Is it necessary?

Canadian journalists: how important is getting an MJ? (and other career advice) [more inside]
posted by Menomena on Feb 16, 2007 - 16 answers

Should I become a magazine / new media journalist? [UK based]

CareerFilter: Should I become a magazine / new media journalist? [UK based] - LONG POST WARNING! [more inside]
posted by dcbarker on Feb 7, 2007 - 10 answers

Should I leave my career and my passion for 10+ years—journalism—to work in web design and development?

Should I leave my career and my passion for 10+ years—journalism? Since I was teen I’ve been passionate about journalism. I’ve studied and worked professionally in at it for more than 12 years, but I fear I’m burning out and lately have considered leaving for a career in design/creative services/Web design/multimedia/teaching/consulting. [more inside]
posted by jkl345 on Nov 19, 2006 - 7 answers

Trial by, no for, media

Help me nail my one week trial at a regional metro daily newspaper. Quite a bit [more inside]
posted by t0astie on Nov 1, 2006 - 12 answers

Meet the press

Tomorrow I have a telephone interview for a job at a regional metro daily newspaper. What might they ask me? And, er, how should I answer? [more inside]
posted by t0astie on May 27, 2006 - 13 answers

How do I make the transition to becoming a professional feature story and/or personal column writer

I want to make the transition into professional writing, specifically feature story and/or personal column writing and I'm not sure which steps to take make this dream come true. [more inside]
posted by mirileh on Apr 16, 2005 - 17 answers

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