Is My Zig-Zag Showing? Making the Most of Non-Linear Career Paths

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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Between constant and destabilizing industry shifts and a decidedly idiosyncratic workforce, journalism is full of “zig-zagging” professionals who have, intentionally or otherwise, done a bit of everything and need to be able to explain why they are greater than the sum of their parts.
This session is designed for:

  • Zig-zaggers of all varieties looking to put their best feet forward
  • Hiring authorities who are interested in hiring for varied, dynamic skills and abilities
  • Newsrooms that want to leverage unique backgrounds and knowledge sets

Speakers

Sara Catania
Director, Journalism School Partnerships, Solutions Journalism Network, Solutions Journalism Network
Tracie Powell
Senior Fellow, Democracy Fund and AllDigitocracy
Kim Bui
Freelance, Arizona Republic
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