Former television news professional, Missouri prof and now regional editor for Patch.com, Holly Edgell, shares what she looks for in a job candidate.
“Interested in writing about suburban planning meetings and local restaurant openings? That may not match the glamorous vision you’ve had of life as a journalist, but hyperlocal Patch.com thinks it the future of the craft. This AOL-funded venture in community news offers quality reporting to areas that don’t receive much media coverage, yet have a highly enganged and connected citizenry.” Read more.
(Article by Lurene Kelley, Asst. Prof. of News, University of Memphis)