This past Saturday, we attended NYU Local's Young Media Weekend. Their panel discussion featured successful writers and bloggers and we were able to get their take on the future of journalism and how rapid-growing technology has completely changed the game.
If you were too busy over-achieving or enjoying the weather, here's a handful of stand-out advice from the panelists on how to get a leg up on your competition once you graduate.
1. Be proactive and we don't mean your daily face wash routine. Kat Stoeffel said that during her writing internships in media, her employers were too busy to give her mentorship and guidance. This, more often than not, is the case for most news outlets.
In order to stand out and grow from your experience in this realm, it's important to be self-motivated...