More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
Starting at $0.21
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 5/2/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
In this economic climate, students need more help than ever navigating the media job marketplace. By providing practical career tips and current statistics, the Media Career Guideis the ideal starting point for a successful communication-related job search. Beginning with an overview of today's employment environment and opportunities, the manual guides readers through the process of researching, interviewing for, and landing that perfect media job. The new edition now offers career advice from real media professionals and emphasizes the importance of creating and maintaining a professional online presence for the workplace. And, with added information on how to start your own business, students will find this guide to be a useful resource no matter what media career path they choose.
Sherri Hope Culver is an assistant professor of Broadcasting, Telecommunications, and Mass Media at Temple University and serves as director for the university's Media Education Lab. She also has extensive experience as a television producer and consultant to public broadcasting stations.
James Seguin is a professor of communications at Robert Morris University. He is also president of Creative Video, Inc., and has received awards for his television and video productions.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Considering a Career in Media/Communications
Chapter 2: Where the Jobs Are
Chapter 3: Preparing for a Career in Media
Chapter 4: Getting Started In Your Search
Chapter 5: Succeeding Once You’re In (Your Internship or First Job)
Chapter 6: Seize Your Entrepreneurial Spirit
Chapter 7: Cover Letters, Résumés, and Thank-You Notes