8 Things New Comm Grads Have to Know

From Mashable:

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8 Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist

As the news industry looks to reconstruct its suffering business model, the journalists of today must reconstruct their skill sets for the growing world of online media. Because of cutbacks at many news organizations, the jobs available are highly competitive. News companies are seeking journalists who are jacks of all trades, yet still masters of one (or more).
These skills are presented in no particular order.

1. Entrepreneurial and Business Savvy

2. Programmer

3. Open-minded Experimente

4. Multimedia Storyteller

5. The Social Journalist and Community Builder

6. Blogger and Curator

7. Multi-skilled

8. Fundamental Journalism Skills

 

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