A bio can be one of the trickiest things in the world to write, especially when you’re first starting out. You want it to stand out (for good reasons). You want it to capture you and your potential. It needs to be engaging. Well written. Smart.
As much as self expression is a good thing, there *are* limitations to what you can say. This is particularly the case when you’re broadcasting or otherwise publishing your thoughts. Most of our courses cover media law in more depth, and the aim isn’t to make you an expert… but you need to know enough so you know when you need help.
This post is designed as an intro, so you get on air and online asap, and so what you publish is #safefortafe
Aside from your resume, your cover letter is one of the main weapons in your traditional job hunting arsenal. Still super relevant and absolutely required by majority of formal job ads, the cover letter allows you to tailor your application to each employer and each role.
It’s one of those documents that we know we need to have, even if it can induce stress in even the most accomplished professional, and despite a fair amount of well-intentioned yet conflicting advice going on.
Here’s what I’ve seen work, especially for someone applying for their first media job: