Combining a Love of Music and Writing to Launch a Career

When the first question you ask an interview subject begins with a response that is frank and honest, you know you have the potential for something really great to come of it. My initial question to Taylor Ferber, writer/producer for VH1, was simple: “You completed an internship while in school with Viacom, parent company of […]

The Secret to Landing TV Reporter Jobs

Part of being a good TV reporter is to expect the unexpected, question things, dig for stories where other people might not think to look and pursue leads with great enthusiasm. This is all very true and could be part of a wonderful brochure you read while sitting in the career services building at your […]

Five Skills you Need to Master for Television Jobs

There are an abundance of avenues for everyday people to get their news, but television is still the main place Americans turn, according to a recent Gallup poll. 55% of respondents said television was their main source of news for current events, far outdistancing the internet which placed second with 21% of the results. But […]

TV Production Assistant Jobs: How to Get Them and What to Expect

Anyone that wants to work in television should go back and watch The Newsroom on HBO. I originally resisted, fearful I’d be annoyed by some over-scripted and over-dramatized representation of my adult life. Season one came and went, despite pleading from many of my television cohorts that it was relatively on point and worthy of […]

Three Entry Level Television Jobs with Real Growth Potential

If a lifestyle comprised of long, weird hours, urgency around every corner and being song poisoned by the ringing melody of breaking news is appealing to you, a life in Television could be the journey you are seeking. Probably not the ringing endorsement you so desired, but to be honest, that is exactly the life […]