Southeast Missouri State University

Career information is available through the following ACEJMC member organizations.

The American Society of Newspaper Editors

Publishes the following career information:

  • Preparing for a Career in Newspapers
  • Tips for Finding Your First Newspaper Job
  • Thinking Big About Small Newspapers
  • Job Hunting Tips

Send a request for these publications to:
ASNE Foundation
11690 Sunrise Valley Dr. • Reston, VA 20191
ASNE's website also offers a career information page:
http://www.asne.org/index.cfm?id=2

The National Conference of Editorial Writers
publishes the following:

So you want to know about editorial writing: Some Questions and Answers

Single copies are free. Send requests to:
NCEW
6223 Executive Blvd. • Rockville, MD 20852
The NCEW website offers information for writers and editors of opinion
in print and broadcast media:
http://www.ncew.org/

The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Inc.

Publishes the following:

  • The Journalist's Road to Success: A Career and Scholarship Guide
  • Newspapers, Diversity and You

Journalist's Road costs $3 per copy; single copies of the other book are free.

Send requests to:
The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 300 • Princeton, NJ 08543-0300

The Newspaper Association of America

Publishes the following:

Newspaper: What's In It For Me?

Single copies are free. Send requests to:
Newspaper Association of America
11600 Sunrise Valley Dr. • Reston, VA 22091

Online Sources of Career Information

  • The Detroit Free Press maintains an extensive JobsPage that contains not only job lists but also advice and tips for the job search:
    http://www.freep.com/jobspage/index.htm
  • J-Jobs contains links to lists of current job openings in journalism and mass communications, compiled weekly from the Internet:
    http://journalism.berkeley.edu/jobs/
  • JournalismJobs is extensive, easily searchable and shows opportunities all over the United States:
    http://www.journalismjobs.com/
  • JournalismNext.com is a jobs site for journalists of color. The site is free to use, and more than 100 media companies have registered that are particularly looking for journalists of color.  Also provided are many listing for internships and numerous job openings for online journalists, media graphic artists and photographers,
    as well as media-related fellowships and college teaching jobs. Students can post their resumes on the site and apply electronically for the jobs:
    http://www.journalismnext.com/
  • The National Diversity News Job Bank is primarily for women and minorities and covers all aspects of news media, advertising, public relations and management:
    http://www.newsjobs.com/
  • Jobs in Journalism shows current job listings, compiled weekly from the Internet:
    http://eb.journ.latech.edu/jobs.html
  • The Journalistic Resources page leads to information on careers and much more:
    http://www.markovits.com/journalism/

Passwords for Mass Communication Students at Southeast

Some of the student chapters that are affiliated with national professional organizations also have password access to online job postings. One such site is http://www.prssa.org.

Students who come to Southeast and join the chapters get these valuable passwords.

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