Landing Journalism Jobs & Internships

My first live chat was #wjchat that was held on Wednesday, June 8 at 8 PM EST. The below tweets outline my involvement in the conversation. The topic of discussion was journalism internships and jobs.

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  1. The initial suggestion by the moderator was to ask questions in advance so that they could be discussed. As a PR professional with little journalist experience, I wanted to know what to expect once I start my career.

  2. Another participant wanted to know how to best communicate with bloggers. From my engagement with bloggers in the past, I wanted to help her reach out to them.
  3. I have thought (for a while now) that cover letters are not as prevalent or useful as they used to be. After I tweeted asking this very question, the topic sparked amongst the other participants.
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