Monday, April 13, 2009

Online summer course in Media Law

This summer, you can earn 3 college credits studying media law -- all while tanning on the beach or lounging in your living room.

I'm teaching an online course on Mass Communication Law through Marist College, where I'm a professor. The 10-week class features video lectures and class discussions, which can be done through your computer. Learn about the First Amendment, free speech, copyright, libel, protecting confidential sources, getting government records, cyberspace issues and other media law issues from a lawyer and former journalist. You never need to set foot in an actual classroom.

For more info, click here. Register ASAP -- only five spots remain.

-Mark Grabowski

Location: Telecommute, Anywhere, United States

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Online class in media law

This summer, you can earn 3 college credits studying media law -- all while sitting on the beach.

I'm teaching an online course on Mass Communication Law through Marist College, where I'm a professor. The 10-week class features video lectures and class discussions, which can be done through your computer. Learn about the First Amendment, free speech, copyright, libel, protecting sources, getting government records, cyberspace issues and other media law issues from a lawyer and former journalist. You never need to set foot in an actual classroom.

For more info, click here.

-Mark Grabowski

Location: Anywhere, Telecommute, United States

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Take my college journalism course online

This summer, you can take my Introduction to Journalism course online.

My 10-week interactive online course is designed to teach students with little or no practical experience in journalism the process of reporting and writing the news. The 3-credit course is offered through Marist College, where I'm a full-time professor. Because the course is taught online, no traveling is required and you can take lessons when it's convenient for you.

The course will introduce students to the way reporters do their jobs – how they think, act and produce newsworthy stories. New media will also be covered. Students will learn by reading, studying, questioning, discussing and practicing the craft of journalism. They will learn how to report, interview, write and revise news stories – and become a more discerning consumer of news.

Lessons feature video lectures, interactive exercises and class discussions – all from the convenience of the student’s computer. Students will be assigned to cover real news stories and will receive detailed feedback. I'll also work with students to help them get their stories published. In the past year, my students have been published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Bergen Record, Asbury Park Press, Bucks County Courier Times, Poughkeepsie Journal and other newspapers.

For more info or to register, visit Marist's website.

Mark Grabowski

Location: Anywhere, Telecommute, United States

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Saturday, January 3, 2009

Political journalism jobs & internships now features a page on Political Journalism that lists journalism jobs, internships and fellowships related to politics.

Among the opportunities you'll find on the page is a little-known paid internship: The Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association offers a 12-week paid summer internship covering state politics in the capital, Harrisburg. The intern is paid $500 per week and rotates among the Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Allentown Morning Call and other newspapers.

The program is somewhat esoteric. You probably won't find it doing a Google search. But I know it exists because I used to cover the PA statehouse. And last year's intern blogged about his internship experience. The association holds a dinner each year to help fund the internship. Your best bet is to call or e-mail one of the association's officers.

-Mark Grabowski

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Seeking your comments for journalism book

I’m under contract with a popular career guide publisher to write a book on how to become a journalist in the Digital Age.

The book is for students and entry-level job seekers. It focuses on what skills, education, training, experience, etc. will be necessary to land a good job and be a successful journalist in the coming 5-10 years. The release date is this spring.

I want to hear from working journalists, media company recruiters and career services staff on stuff like: What types of jobs are out there? What types of jobs have been scaled back? What sort of jobs will there be in the future? Realistically, what kinds of jobs can someone get right out of college? What skills do young journalists need and where can they get training? What can young journalists do to make themselves standout among other interns or staff? Do you have one piece of advice that new journalists shouldn’t live without?

Please e-mail your response to book[at]

-Mark Grabowski

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Newark Star-Ledger seeks 20 entry-level reporters

To help fill holes left by a recent mass exodus of staffers via buyout, the Newark Star-Ledger is reportedly looking to immediately hire 20 interns to serve at least one year as bureau reporters. The 373,000-circulation daily newspaper located next to Manhattan is also expected to expand its copy-editing internships, Crain's New York Business reported.

The full-time positions pay about $17 per hour (which would work out to $35,000 per year for a full-time job) and include limited benefits.

The newspaper lists Chanta Jackson as its internship coordinator. She can be reached at

-Mark Grabowski

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Sunday, December 7, 2008

Seeking quotes for journalism careers book

I’m under contract with a popular career guide publisher to write a book on how to become a journalist in the Digital Age.

The book is for students and entry-level job seekers. It focuses on what skills, education, training, experience, etc. will be necessary to land a good job and be a successful journalist in the coming 5-10 years. The release date is this spring.

I want to hear from working journalists, media company recruiters and career services staff on stuff like: What types of jobs are out there? What types of jobs have been scaled back? What sort of jobs will there be in the future? Realistically, what kinds of jobs can someone get right out of college? What skills do young journalists need and where can they get training? What can young journalists do to make themselves standout among other interns or staff? Do you have one piece of advice that new journalists shouldn’t live without?

Good information that isn’t used in my book may be used for, or for a future article in a trade publication like Quill or The Communicator.

Please e-mail your response to book[at] or fill out this form. Remember to include your title or qualifications. Thanks.

-Mark Grabowski

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Journalism internships: 10 Tips for Success

Tip #5: Get organized ... Keep track of all your duties, assignments and due dates. Create a "To Do" list for the current day along with a calendar for later or longer-term assignments.

Read nine more tips in 10 Tips for a Successful Media Internship, the newest article in's Advice section.

Also, read a story about what NOT to do during your journalism internship.

-Mark Grabowski

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Newsroom math online tutorial

Journalists would rather craft sentences than crunch numbers. But having some basic math skills is essential because many stories involve numbers: stories about political polls, budgets, salaries, surveys, test scores, census data and almost all sports.

I've created a quick online tutorial on "Newsroom Math" to help journalists brush up.

-Mark Grabowski

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Friday, November 28, 2008

Writing Tip: Double check your facts

Double check all your facts. Don’t rely on your professor or an editor to catch mistakes.

-Mark Grabowski

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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

How to write good leads

The video below explains how to write good leads in stories.

It covers summary leads, delayed-identification leads and various creative leads. The 30-minute tutorial is the latest Journalism 101 lesson I've created for's education page. There are also some interactive exercises to practice your skills.

Please share it with your classmates, coworkers, professors and editors.

-Mark Grabowski

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Writing Tip: Be precise with word choice

Be precise in your word choice. Did the coach scream or shout?

-Mark Grabowski

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Friday, November 14, 2008

Writing Tip: Leave your opinion out of your story

Don't put your opinions or judgments in your story. Stick to facts.

NOT: In the end it was better for her to quit her job.

INSTEAD: In the end, she quit her job.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, November 8, 2008

Writing Tip: Avoid jargon

Avoid jargon. If you don’t know what something means, your readers probably won’t either. Explain it in terms an ordinary person can understand.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, November 1, 2008

Writing Tip: Avoid run-on sentences

Avoid long sentences.

These are also known as "run-on" sentences because they keep running on and on. Even if your sentence is well-written and correctly punctuated, it's still difficult for readers to follow. After 25 or so words, readers begin getting lost in a sentence.

So, if you have a sentence that's over 30 words, consider rewording it or breaking it down into two separate sentences. Also, mix up the length of your sentences. Have short ones, medium-sized ones and longer ones.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Writing Tip: Don't read minds

Don't read minds. Tell readers only what you know. For example:

NOT: She feels that problems can be solved…

INSTEAD: She said problems can be solved.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Writing Tip: Show, don't tell readers

Show, don’t tell the reader. Readers need details to visualize your words. They need to smell the perfume, taste the wine, feel the cashmere. Don’t just say it was a beautiful sunset; describe it in vivid detail. Good writers paint portraits with their prose.

-Mark Grabowski

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Journalism fellowship to study Congress

I'm an alumnus, and I highly recommend this program:

The American Political Science Association's Congressional Fellowship Program gives "early- to mid-career journalists an opportunity to learn more about Congress and the legislative process through direct participation."

The nine-month fellowship includes a $38,000 stipend and small travel allowance; a comprehensive orientation in November; office assignments as full-time legislative aides in the House of Representatives and/or Senate from December to August; and field trips (including a week in an international capital); and seminars with leading journalists, scholars and government officials.

Applications must be sent by December 1.

-Mark Grabowski

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Entry-level salaries up at newspapers; broadcast down

Salaries for entry-level newspaper reporters last year increased about $1,000, or four percent, according to the most recent journalism job market study by University of Georgia's James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research. The average salary for rookie reporters at daily newspapers was $28,000.

However, broadcast media outlets decreased their starting salaries. TV journalists made $440 less and radio journalists suffered a $2,000 -- or seven percent -- pay cut. The average salaries were $29,300 for television and $25,000 for radio, respectively.

The annual survey compared the salary figures of 2007 college graduates with 2006 college graduates. Overall, the median media salary for 2007 bachelor's degree recipients was $30,000 -- exactly the same as the median salary for 2006 grads. Those figures include entry-level jobs in advertising, public relations and other media-related fields. See chart below for more details.

-Mark Grabowski

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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Writing Tip: Show you care

Write about things you care about and are interested in. Otherwise, your indifference will likely be reflected in your writing.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Writing Tip: Be ready to slash

W hen I was a cub reporter, an editor told me, “The best way to improve as a writer is to have someone rip your work to shreds.”

Now I'm a journalism professor, and I tell my students the same thing. You can’t be married to your words. You need to be open to feedback and even harsh criticism. In fact, you should invite it. It will make you a better writer.

-Mark Grabowski

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Friday, October 3, 2008

Journalism internships: FAQs and myths

Are paid journalism internships the best internships? Not necessarily. Why do some media companies only accept interns who are receiving college credit for their internship? Get the answers to these questions and more in's new section on "FAQs and Myths about Journalism Internships."

-Mark Grabowski

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Friday, September 26, 2008

The most important journalism tool is introducing a new feature: Journalism Tip of the Week.

Here's our inaugural tip:
A journalist's most important tool is not a notepad, tape recorder, computer or even the ability to write a story. A journalist's most important tool is her brain. As a writer, you have to cut through the flab of all the information around. You need need to question, question, question. What happened? Who does this affect? Why is this important? Critical thinking precedes good writing.
Newspaper editors agree.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, September 6, 2008

Minneapolis Star Tribune seeks freelance dance critic

The Minneapolis Star Tribune is seeking a freelance dance critic. Coverage includes about modern, ballet, jazz, ethnic and dance/theater. Articles include spotlights about future events, profiles and features as well as reviews of selected dance performances. Emphasis is on Twin Cities dance, but we also cover touring shows from the U.S. and abroad. The job pays per-story.

On a personal note, some of my journalism students have written articles for this paper, and they're great to work with. The editors are very courteous and provide excellent feedback and guidance, plus the newspaper pays well.

-Mark Grabowski

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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Broadcast journalism career links now features a section on broadcast journalism. It includes internships, scholarships and fellowships, entry-level jobs and other career links.

As you know, the site has traditionally focused on print journalism, but, in this age of convergence, it's necessary to expand the website's focus and mission. The main parts of the website -- journalism jobs, journalism internships and journalism fellowships -- will also include more multimedia opportunities.

The broadcast journalism page is a work in progress; feel free to suggest any interesting links or good opportunities.

-Mark Grabowski

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Thursday, May 22, 2008

Columbia's career services dean offers job search advice

Don’t wait for editors to invite you to interview for a job opening, advises Ernest Sotomayor, assistant dean of career services at Columbia University’s journalism school.

Instead, invite yourself.

“If you travel across the state or country and take the initiative [to contact editors] and say you’re just looking to get a half hour of guidance or want to explore possibilities, they’re usually willing to sit down and talk with you,” he says.

Indeed, The Hill reporter J.T. Rushing took that approach and landed his dream job covering the U.S. Senate.

I recently interviewed Rushing, Sotomayor and others for an advice column I wrote on finding a journalism job in last month’s issue of Quill. Below is some additional advice Sotomayor offered that didn’t make it into my column.

  • Get to know the people who hire at media outlets you’re interested in, and see if you can get your foot in the door by freelancing for them, he says. “A lot of it is getting to know recruiters, hiring editors – people in the organization that you can turn to for advice and counsel on what sort of jobs are available … what their needs are, how to freelance [for them].”
  • “Look back to school,” he also recommends. “Alumni connections are always great… Journalism professors have worked all over the world, and they know people everywhere. A lot of people like to get recommendations from professors who can give them extra insight into a job candidate.”
  • Finally, be open-minded. “It’s like being a reporter in the field writing a story. You spread your wings and look at different possibilities and keep your options open … How willing you are to get up and move from where you are is a factor. The smaller the size of the geographic territory for your job search is, the few possibilities there are … Just be open to a lot of different possibilities. The more things you’re willing to consider, the more opportunities you make available to yourself.”
-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, May 17, 2008

Visual journalism scholarships

The Society for News Design is offering a $2,000 scholarship to sophomores, juniors and seniors at any accredited four-year school worldwide who are interested in a career in visual journalism. Deadline: June 13.

Additionally, a $5,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a junior or senior at Syracuse University. For more info about that, click here and scroll down.

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, April 7, 2008

Networking is key in journalism job search

Your dream newsroom job may be available right now, but there’s a good chance you’ll never know. Like virtually every other industry, many jobs in journalism aren’t officially advertised. There are ways to find out about them, but it takes effort. To find out how, read my latest Quill column, which contains advice from reporters, hiring editors and Columbia Journalism School's dean of career services. -Mark Grabowski

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Arizona Daily Star intern coordinator offers advice

Leslie Anne Newell and I were fellow cub reporters at the Arizona Republic nine years ago. She's since reported around the country and is now assistant city editor at the Arizona Daily Star, a 110,000 circulation day paper in Tucson. She also directs the internship program there. Here's her advice to young journalists:
"Networking is incredibly important for young journalists. Companies are looking to cut every corner they can right now, which means not paying the fee to post on journalismjobs or other sites that also charge for the ad. With the state of the industry, companies also aren't hiring as often as they used to, which means fewer jobs for new grads. For both of those reasons, it's incredibly important for students/recent grads to get every foot in every door that they can. They're more likely to hear about positions. But on another hand networking isn't any more important than it ever was. I think managers have always relied on it to some degree. For example, I hire upward of 20 interns a year and I can't tell you how much more it increases a candidate's stock if someone I know sends me a good word about her/him. If a colleague comes back from a conference and gives me a folder on a good candidate, that goes to the top of the pile. If I see a professor at the UA whom I really respect is listed as a reference on a resumé, that also goes to the top. Young journalists cannot do too much right now to make sure they're putting themselves out there. And don't forget to tell them that means follow-up notes to every conversation they have with anyone who might help them."
-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, March 15, 2008

N.J. Event: Covering tragedy

WHAT: "Knocking on Death's Door," a panel discussion on covering tragedy. Co-sponsored by Monmouth University and the New Jersey Society for Professional Journalists.

WHO: Victims' families and journalists who often interview victims' families. Panelists include Rutgers journalism professor Ron Miskoff, Newark Star-Ledger reporter Susan Livio, Asbury Park Press reporter Ed Johnson, Phyllis Matthey-Johnson, Diane Gruskowski and Robin Turner.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Magill Commons, Rms. 107 & 108; Monmouth University, 400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch, N.J.

For more info, contact Professor Mark Grabowski at

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Share your journalism job search experiences

I'm looking for quotes from young journalists.

I'm writing a column for the young journalists section of Quill on the importance of networking in the job search.

As with virtually every field, many journalism job openings don't seem to be advertised. I know of one editor, for example, who said she won't post jobs on popular websites because she doesn't want to have to sort through hundreds of resumes. So, the only way to find out about some jobs is through word-of-mouth: by attending conferences, keeping in touch with editors, getting heads-ups from friends at other media outlets when a co-worker leaves (and they'll probably fill the position), etc.

Do you have any comments, anecdotes or experiences to share relating to this? If so, please e-mail me ASAP at


-Mark Grabowski

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Free N.J. Event: Reporter offers advice to college journos

Alex Biese, an award-winning young reporter at the Asbury Park Press, will speak at Monmouth University in Northern Jersey on March 24.

Biese, a 24-year-old MU alumnus, will discuss life as a professional journalist, offer advice to college journalists, and provide tips on landing an internship or first job. A Q&A will follow.

The discussion begins at 2:30 p.m. in Room 135 of MU's Plangere Center, in West Long Branch, N.J. Click here for directions. For more info, contact Professor Mark Grabowski at mark(at)cubreporters(dot)org.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Orlando Sentinel hiring editor offers advice

I asked the Orlando Sentinel's staff development editor if he had any advice for young journalists. Dana Eagles suggests that college journalists create their own opportunities by offering to intern somewhere for college credit:
"It might be worth noting that some newspapers and magazines will allow students to intern part time for academic credit for a semester at a time. This can be an excellent way for younger students to gain some experience even if they don't qualify for a full-time, paid summer internship. For example, every semester we have four or five University of Central Florida students working for us part-time as interns in reporting, editing, photography and online producing. These arrangements might not be formalized in every case. The student might need to take the initiative to invent an opportunity, armed with information about what sort of credit his school is willing to give and how many hours of work are required to get it."
Eagles has also written a must-read article, "How to get a newspaper internship," that outlines how to go about finding and applying for journalism internships.

For more info on both paid and academic internships at the Orlando Sentinel, click here.

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, March 3, 2008

Find UK journalism jobs

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Scholarships to D.C. summer journalism program

The Institute of Political Journalism is still accepting applications for its eight-week program in D.C. -- and has scholarships available, as well.

Basically, IPJ hooks you up with a first rate full-time journalism internship (e.g. USA Today, CNN, White House press secretary's office, etc.). You also take two night classes (worth six credits) at Georgetown University. And housing is provided.

For more info, visit:

The program costs a few thousands dollars, but, as I said, scholarships are available.

I did this same program when I was in college, and it was a lot of fun. More importantly, it really helped my career.

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, February 18, 2008

The media on the media

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Dozens of journalism organizations

I've added a page listing dozens of journalism organizations:

Alliance for Community Journalism; American Society of Newspaper Editors; American Amateur Press Association; American Copy Editors Society; Assoc. for Education in Journalism and Mass Comm.; American Journalism Review; American Press Institute; Amer. Society of Business Publication Editors; Amer. Society of Journalists and Authors; Asian American Journalists Association; Associated Collegiate Press; Association for Business Communication; Association of Electronic Journalists; Boston Newspaper Guild; Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism; Columbia Journalism Review; Committee of Concerned Journalists; Committee to Protect Journalists; DowJones Newspaper Fund; Eastern Canadian News Photographers Assoc.; Foundation for American Communications; Institute for Analytic Journalism; Institute on Political Journalism; Int'l. Association for Media & Comm. Research; International Center for Journalists; International Comm. Association; Int'l. Federation of Journalists; Int'l. Consortium of Investigative Journalists; Int'l. Press Institute; Int'l. Women's Media Foundation; Internet Press Guild; Int'l. Reporters & Editors; Journalism Education Assoc.; National Public Broadcasting Archives; National Assoc. of Black Journalists; National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association; National Scholastic Press Assoc.; Newspaper Assoc. of America; National Assoc. of Broadcasters; National Assoc. of Hispanic Journalists; National Conference of Editorial Writers; National Federation of Press Women; National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting; Native American Journalists Assoc.; Newspaper Guild of America; National Assoc. of Black Journalists; Native American Journalists Association; National Press Photographers Association; Nieman Foundation for Journalism; The New Precision Journalism; Pacific Northwest Newspaper Assoc.; Pew Center for Civic Journalism; Project Censored; Project for Excellence in Journalism; The Pulitzers Prizes; Reporters Without Borders; South Asian Journalists Association; Society of Environmental Journalists; Society of Professional Journalists; South Asian Research Centre for Advertisement, Journalism & Cartoons; Trade Assoc. Business Publications Int'l.

Don't see your journalism organization? Contact me.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, January 12, 2008

Find journalism jobs in the UK and overseas is basically the British equivalent of In addition to having lengthy journalism jobs listings that are updated regularly, it lists industry news, awards, freelance opportunities, advice and more. The focus is definitely on the UK, but there's plenty of useful info on there for every journalist, regardless of nationality.

For more journalism jobs and journalism job boards, visit's jobs page.

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, January 7, 2008

The 8th way to get bylines

Quill recently ran a story on "Seven Strategies for Getting Bylines," which I wrote. There are actually eight ways to get bylines, but one got edited out:

Study abroad.

Help out in a newspaper’s foreign bureau. Or look into writing for English publications in the foreign country.

“While the crunch on foreign news budgets may limit the amount of staff correspondent posts available, it presents a golden opportunity for upstart journalists,” said Jason Motlagh, a freelancer who’s reported from West Africa, the Caucasus and Haiti. “I’ve met many other full-time reporters who broke in simply by showing up at a far-flung bureau and asking to lend a hand.”

Sorry about the deletion, Jason -- you know how editors can be.

I'm sure y'all can think of more strategies for getting bylines. Please share your ideas in the comments section below.

-Professor Mark Grabowski

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Thursday, January 3, 2008

Seven ways to get bylines

Don’t wait until you’re hired as a reporter to start acting like one.

Getting articles published is vital to landing a reporting job. Most editors want to see four to six — and sometimes many more — samples of your work.

“It shows much more to those hiring that you’re ambitious about being published, rather than having a resume with a college term paper that never was published attached to it,” said Joe Hight, managing editor of The Oklahoman. “And I can tell you it’s a lot more exciting to see your byline in a publication than the grade that you’ll receive for the term paper.”

While in school, develop a portfolio of good clips that demonstrates your journalism skills. Visit my journalism website to find out how to get bylines.

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, December 3, 2007

Advice from a managing editor

Wish you could pick the brain of a managing editor at a major daily newspaper? My journalism website recently did. Find out what advice Joe Hight, managing editor of The Oklahoman, has for college journalists and young reporters.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, November 17, 2007

Want to be a Washington correspondent?

Come to this...

"Breaking into the Beltway: Careers in Political Journalism"

Ken Vogel, The Politico; Dan Parks, CQ Today; Davar Ardalan, NPR’s Morning Edition; Moderator: Professor Mark Grabowski, Monmouth University

WHEN: Saturday, December 1, 2007, 2:45-3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Columbia Ballroom, Holiday Inn Capitol; 550 C St SW, Washington, D.C. 20024

For more info, click here.

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Sunday, September 2, 2007

2007-08 Presentations

This academic year, I will be speaking at the following conferences:
  • Society of Professional Journalists; Oct. 6 in Washington, DC.
  • Journalism Education Association; Nov. 9 in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Institute on Political Journalism, Decision 2008; Dec. 1 in Washington, DC.
  • Garden State Scholastic Press Association; Spring 2008 in New Jersey.
If you're in the area, stop by.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Jersey or bust!

This fall, I'll be teaching journalism and various communication courses at Monmouth University.

The New Jersey school is located an hour from Philadelphia and New York and is listed by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s "Best 366 Colleges."

I have lots of journalism-related events planned for 2007-08, many of which will be open to the public. Check back for updates.

-Mark Grabowski, Web editor

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Monday, April 16, 2007

Praise for

We've gotten some good press this week:

* fishbowl DC, a blog about the Washington media, wrote: "For newbie reporters everywhere, Mark Grabowski is here to help with, "a tool to help young, student and early career journalists with their job search and to inform them about opportunities available to them."

* NewsCollege, a journalism education website, called us "A can't-miss guide to helping novices break into print journalism. Filled with useful tips and advice about applying and interviewing for jobs."

-Mark Grabowski

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Monday, April 2, 2007

Web site re-launch is back and better than ever before!

The website, aimed at helping young, college and early-career journalists, was launched in October 1999. Over the years, however, it languished as I became busy working as a reporter and later attending law school.

Recently, I recommitted myself to maintaining the website. Broken links have been fixed, new links and features (such as this blog) have been added. The site has also received a facelift to make it more aesthetically appealing and easier to navigate.

Please let me know if I can assist you in anyway. Feedback on the website is welcome, as well. Email me at

-Mark Grabowski, Web editor

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