Saturday, 26 June 2010

Developing a portfolio career

Instead of one full-time job, the modern-day journalist is likely to work at a combination of activities, some that pay (hopefully at least one that pays well), others that are done for free.
In this extract from Masterclass 12: How to Build Your Own Job at, pioneering multimedia journalist Adam Westbrook talks about what goes into his portfolio.
Adam's portfolio looks like this:

  • Teaching video journalism at Kingston University
  • Video journalist for agencies and sites online sites such as VJ Movement
  • Print journalism for clients including The Big Issue
  • Blogging
  • Selling information products, including e-books
For free:
Masterclass 12: How to Build Your own Job is an extensive exploration of entrepreneurial journalism that will be going live at Multimedia Journalism: A Practical Guide's website, over the coming days. Check back regularly for updates, or follow our Twitter alerts

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