How to land a job in journalism

UBC journalism professor and online media guru Alfred Hermida compiles some sound advice for students and job seekers about preparing for the job hunt in this post on

A few of the suggestions:

  • Blog as often as possible
  • Create a video resume
  • Use LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Engage online

Hermida concludes: “It is a far cry from mailing a CV and cover letter to the HR department.”