Hot Jobs for Copyeditors

“Editing is simply the application of the common sense of any good reader. That’s why, to be an editor, you have to be a reader. It’s the number one qualification.” -Robert Gottlieb Do you have an eye for correcting spelling and grammatical errors, or reread your writing over and over to ensure it’s free of…

How to Pitch: Amtrak’s The National

Circulation: 5 million Frequency: 6x/year Special Issues: None Background: Amtrak’s The National launched in October 2016 with the intent to tell stories about the culture and industry that is defining life along America’s rails, according to Alex Hoyt, executive editor. The onboard publication is targeted to travelers who are headed to any of Amtrak’s 500……

Hot Jobs Where You Work From Home

We’ve all dreamed of quitting that dreaded 9-5 and working from the couch in the comfort of our home. Here’s your chance to explore that option with these fantastic jobs that allow you to follow your career passions and still have the flexibility to work remotely.   Powered by WPeMatico

5 Steps for Responding to Negative Social Media Comments

Instead of calling the support line, a customer posted a complaint on your Facebook page. A negative, angry, very public complaint. What do you do? Only one in seven companies have a strategy in place for utilizing social media for their business plan—and there’s a good chance you’re in the majority. Whether you’re managing social…

How to become your editor’s MVP

If you’ve ever been scolded for turning in a story late, not sticking to the angle, or filing a column with 500 words more than assigned, you know firsthand that it hurts when you disappoint your editor. As you grow in your writing career, taking note of your mistakes may bruise your ego, but it’s…

Hot Jobs in Academia

Interested in passing on your knowledge and inspiring the next generation of media industry movers and shakers? If so, a career in academia may be just what you’re looking for! Explore some of our favorite academia based job opportunities now available on our job board below and apply today. Powered by WPeMatico

How Workaholics Can Find Better Work-Life Balance

You glance at the time in the corner of your computer monitor. Somehow, it’s already nearly 7PM—a half hour past the time when you had promised yourself you’d pack up and leave the office. You tie up a few loose ends, shut down your computer, and leave the rest of your work for tomorrow—or so…

Unmotivated? These 6 Tips Will Help Jump Start Your Freelance Grind!

Freelancing as a full-time or part-time endeavor is hard, any way you cut it. Working in a gig economy as a writer, editor, marketer or in another field, where projects ebb and flow can be challenging. And at times, these circumstances can make it hard to stay motivated. Keeping your clients happy, maintaining the quality…

Hot Jobs in San Francisco

Ready to cross the Golden Gate bridge and take over the media industry of the Bay Area? From rolling hills, to fogy mornings, and cable cars, San Francisco is home to major companies including Levi Strauss & Co., Gap Inc., Square, Inc., Airbnb, Weebly, Yelp, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Lyft, Mozilla, Wikimedia Foundation, and Craigslist. There…

10 Questions That Transform Interviews Into Productive Conversations

Have you ever been in a very awkward conversation? Like, just painfully awkward? Do you also remember the feeling after walking away from that conversation? You were probably relieved that it was over. You probably felt flustered or frustrated because it was uncomfortable, and you didn’t know if it was because of you, or because…

Hot Jobs in Advertising

“Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief.” – Leo Burnett Do you have the creative wit, writing skills and technical savviness to catapult a brand to the next level? If so, check out these new openings in the advertising field.   Campaign Manager American Media New…

4 Things Writers Need to Know About Fact-checking

Editors want a lot of things from writers, but there’s one thing they never want: factual errors. When an editor sees one mistake, she naturally assumes more will follow. For a freelance writer, that’s clearly bad news. “These days I have such a small pocket of money for freelancers that I don’t want to waste…

5 Ways to Get Yourself to Think Outside of the Box

After a long day of writing and editing, your creative juices are most likely depleted. If you work in the writing industry, day-to-day deadlines can get you down, give you writer’s block, and leave you physically and emotionally drained. But, in order to come up with killer pitches, deliver awesome stories and ultimately impress your…

Does Your Right to Free Speech Extend to the Workplace?

Most employees think they know the basics of illegal or unjust termination. For example, being fired because you’re a person of color, a woman, a muslim or a Nazi is illegal, right? Wrong. One of these things is not like the other, and ‘unfortunately’ being a white supremacist could leave you jobless. But wait, this…