Careers and Jobs

Newsroom Labs and Journalist Inventors

Journalists and editors have been asking themselves the same questions for years now. How can we

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Career Q&A with Millennial Expert J.M. Henderson

J.M. Henderson is a freelance journalist and researcher who has been covering Millennials since they were

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Career Q&A: Alison Lake, Washington Post Brand Studio

Alison Lake spent three years on The Washington Post foreign desk and has been managing editor

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Veterans and the Corporate World: Q&A With John Phillips

In an interview with John Phillips, the retired U.S. Army Officer and author of Boots to

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How to Ask for an Interview via Email: 5 Key Steps

  Most of us spend 28 percent of our workday on email—deleting, sorting or responding—so it’s an essential

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Watch That Word Count! 6 Quick Tips for Editing Your Copy

Your 500-word assignment has ballooned to 750 words, and there’s no way to shorten it without destroying your

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5 Social Media Basics for Business Journalists

Today’s business reporters must be excellent writers, thorough reporters and savvy promoters. Many of us are responsible for

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3 Essential Qualities for Today’s Business Journalist

If you report on business, you already know that the media industry has changed dramatically and

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Staff Editor to Freelance Writer: 4 Tips for a Successful Career Transition

Whether or not to go freelance might be one of the most agonizing questions in journalism.

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Millennials and Money: Keeping the Young in Michigan

On Friday, Politics and Money columnist Rick Haglund and Millennials and Money columnist Rian Bosse discussed Michigan’s

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