How To Get a Job as an On-Air TV Journalist
Tennessee Journalism Series
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How do TV news journalists get their foot in the door of the industry? With so many students trying to get a job as an on-air journalist, competition is fierce and those in the know get the position first. This book provides practical advice for students and people trying to land a job as an on-air journalist.
Former TV news anchor/reporter (CNN Headline News, The Weather Channel, CBS affiliates, ABC affiliates) and University of Tennessee instructor and researcher in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, author Denae D’Arcy shares insider tips with students on how to make the most of their college years and get an internship in preparation for the job search.
Using real-life examples from working on-air journalists, D’Arcy shows readers how to create a website, sell themselves through a resume reel, navigate the job search process and use social media to market themselves. This textbook is a must-use for teachers who want to help their students get a job in the industry or for people who are hoping to develop a career in this field.