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Games journalism is a super hot writing sector for those with an affinity for gaming. Everyone from Apps developers (distributed blockchain and cryptocurrency apps) to eSports companies are on the hunt for writers who can craft exceptional content about their products. If you think a career as a games journalist might be for you, following are a few resources you should check out for career opportunities.   Video Game Journalism...
Do you have aspirations of becoming the next Ernest Hemingway? Do you like being "in the know," on a first-name basis with government leaders, high-profile developers, or personalities?                      Do you like being sought by folks who want to tell their story, run for political office, or publicize their business? Or do you want to...
Getting a job offer can feel like the light at the end of the tunnel when you've been engaged in an intensive job search. However, don't let your relief at receiving an offer cloud your judgment. Here are some basic tips to help you negotiate the best deal you can get. Know What You're Worth Your value as an employee goes beyond what your current salary is. Your experience, the unique skills you bring to the table and, most...
Technology is changing the way news employers conduct job interviews. Many interviews now are done by video, rather than in the office. The impression you make can significantly influence your chances of landing the job. These tips will help you to prepare for a video job interview and ensure everything goes smoothly. Set up the correct app First, you want to install and set up the correct app for your interview. Although Zoom and Skype...
With the crowded and competitive job market, journalists and news-media, you need every possible advantage available to even get an interview. No matter how wonderful you think you are, or how many years experience you have to offer, there is always someone out there, better than you, applying for the same jobs. Having a flawless, well written ,and well planned resume is your key to success. If you can't impress a prospective employer with...
Now, once you're actually hired as a reporter and are writing for a news organization, this is when the real fun begins. Maybe you just want to freelance, and don't have any hopes to ever become a full-time reporter. Or maybe your idea of the big-time is full-time and that's really what you're after. Either way, these are tips you should follow to be successful and keep jobs coming your way:

 Be available. Many times editors...
OK, so you want to write for a news organization.  You've got your goal in sight. Now, there are a series of steps you'll have to take to make that goal a reality.

 The first thing you have to do is amass your clips , or writing samples. Preferably these would be news clips, say from a college newspaper. So if you attend college, write for the college paper. If you're not in college, see if you can write for the small, local...