Week 10 (30/4): So, will I actually be able to make a living from this media thing?

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Good question!

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Week 6 (16/3): Making a plan to get work experience

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TOPIC: Applying for work experience

REFLECT: Do you have all of the tools you need to apply for work?

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • LinkedIn profile
  • WordPress site
  • Social media platforms
  • Samples of work (eg writing, radio demo etc)

What works well?

What can be improved?

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Week 4 (2/3): Professional visibility – contacts, calling and LinkedIn

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BY RUTH BERAN

Professional phone calls

Finding the courage to make a professional phone call can be hard, but it is well worth the effort.

DISCUSSION:

  • When you’ve applied for a job in the past has it been by email, online, phone, or in person?
  • Have you ever called to speak to someone about a job before applying?
  • What did you say?
  • What questions did you ask?
  • Did you get the job?
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Week 1 (9/2): Introduction to Work Practice

BY RUTH BERAN

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First, a quick poll! https://www.menti.com/6ffjnpijap

On a scale of 1 to 10, where 1 is “Not at all sure!” & 10 is “Absolutely certain!”:

How certain are you of getting a job in journalism after finishing your Diploma?

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Week 15 (23/11): Making your radio demo

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BY NICK BENNETT

A reminder that your final assessments for both the AM Producing class and PM Presenting class are due now. The term finishes in 2 weeks; I’ll be actively giving you verbal and written feed-back at this time.

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