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Career Crossroads: Latina Talk Show Host Balances Passion for Journalism with Dream of Acting and Music-Making

It’s not every day that you get to shape history. That’s exactly what Cuban-American journalist María Laria did in 1988, as the first woman to create, produce, and host a Spanish-language talk show in the United States. Laria became a household name for Latinos. Today, she’s on the air with her current show, Arrebatados, where guests…

Career Crossroads Julia Eskins and Aleyah Solomon

Career Crossroads: A Journalist and a Photographer Combine Passion and Experience in New Magazine Venture

For most magazine editors, time is marked by non-stop meetings — that is, when they’re not glued to their computer screens with writing or editing. Conversations can span the day, talking issues and changes with pages in progress, strategizing covers and layout design, and working with writers to turn out content. Big teams are brought together via department…

Chanelle Laurence, Blogger and Fashion Designer

Career Crossroads: L.A. Fashion Designer’s Transformation From Blogger to Brand Owner

L.A. Style Icon. Blogger. E-Commerce Expert. Social Media Maven. Brand Owner. Creative Consultant. Fashion Designer. Model. Freelancer. Billboard Queen. This is not a little black book sample of ideal PR contacts. Rather, this is a short list of the various hats worn by epically cool blogger and fashion designer, Chanelle Laurence. In 2009, Laurence set out on a small…

Career Crossroads: How-To and Fiction Author Discusses Keys to Book Writing Success

Join us each month for Career Crossroads, a look at how journalists, bloggers, and freelancers are adapting to changes in their media careers. Catch up on previous installments at bit.ly/careercrossroads and access job opportunities and other free media tools on PR Newswire for Journalists. When it comes to writing, author and journalist Paula McCoy-Pinderhughes (@awomansgame)…

Career Crossroads: 4 Reasons Journalists Make Excellent Brand Communicators

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month for Career Crossroads, a look at how journalists, bloggers, and freelancers are adapting to the changes in their media careers. Catch up on previous installments at bit.ly/careercrossroads and access job opportunities and other free media tools on PR Newswire for Journalists. There comes a time in everyone’s career…

Career Crossroads: Veteran TV Reporter Talks Social Media Pros and Cons

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month for Career Crossroads, a look at how journalists, bloggers, and freelancers are adapting to the changes in their media careers. Catch up on previous installments at http://bit.ly/careercrossroads. Thanks to social media, journalists can connect with their audiences faster than ever before. The Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project reports…

Career Crossroads: Why Lateral Moves Are Essential to Grow Your Freelance Career

For freelancers looking to grow their career, up isn’t the only direction to go. “Over is the new up!” said Joanne Cleaver (@jycleaver) during the ProfNet #ConnectChat “Making Lateral Moves as a Freelancer.” A freelance business journalist and author since 1981, Cleaver founded and chairs the American Society of Journalists and Authors’ Content Connections conference, where freelancers meet content…