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Help Wanted: An examination of required journalism job skills

Help Wanted: An examination of required journalism job skills

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Published by Deb Wenger
The World Journalism Education Congress met in Mechelen, Belgium, July3-5. The materials here are the results of research into the skills and attributes sought by the Top 10 U.S. TV and newspaper companies.
The World Journalism Education Congress met in Mechelen, Belgium, July3-5. The materials here are the results of research into the skills and attributes sought by the Top 10 U.S. TV and newspaper companies.

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PRESENTED BY:DEBORA HALPERN WENGER UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPICO-AUTHORS: LYNN C. OWENS, DARRENSANEFSKI, PAT THOMPSON
HELP WANTED:The evolution of journalism skillsrequired by top U.S. news companies
 
The Setting
Only medium seeing audience growth is digital
drivenin large part by mobile and social media.
Nearly every journalist is to some extent an online journalist. Singer (2011) found that online journalism issomething traditional print or broadcast journalists doon top of their daily activities.
Beam and Meeks (2011) reported that many reporters are
now spending much of their time on “a series of tasksthat didn’t exist in newsrooms until the Web became a
common tool for distributing
news.”
 
 
Research Questions
RQ1: What are the skills and attributes newspaper and broadcast news companies are seeking in new employees,as posted in their job listings?
RQ2: What skills and attributes are required forspecific job positions?
RQ3: What are the most common Web/multimedia skillsrequired across job categories?
RQ4: What skills and attributes are required foronline-only jobs?
RQ5: Comparing four years of data, which skills andattributes are gaining emphasis and which are appearingless often in job postings?

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