Friday, January 23, 2009

Free webcast today: using LinkedIn for journalism

Columbia University's journalism school this afternoon is holding a free e-seminar on how journalists can use LinkedIn more effectively. The event will be webcast live from 3:30-4:30 p.m. EST.

The session will deal with variety of issues including how journalists can use LinkedIn in their day-to-day work, and how to use it as an effective job hunting tool. Speakers include Arik Hesseldahl, BusinessWeek senior technology writer; Jason Alba, author of I'm on LinkedIn, Now What? - A Guide to Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn and CEO of JibberJobber, a jobs search service; and Kay Luo, senior director of corporate communication of LinkedIn. The session will be moderated by Sree Sreenivasan, a new media professor at Columbia.

You can listen live or, later, to a recording by clicking here. Listeners can call in with their questions (or listen live) at 1-646-915-9583. And before or after the session you can leave a comment or ask a question in the comments section of or e-mail sree[at] (In the subject, write "webcast").

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Monday, September 29, 2008

Digital journalist @ Columbus TV station

NBC 4 (WCMH-TV), NBC's affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, seeks a digital journalist to join the newsroom team.

The digital journalist will be "responsible for developing and nurturing local news contacts, developing unique stories, covering breaking news and following up on news stories," according to the job posting. "A Digital Journalist develops the story, shoots, writes and edits the story, and is responsible for its presentation on multiple media platforms."

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