7 Thoughts I've Had While Applying To Journalism Jobs
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7 Thoughts I've Had While Applying To Journalism Jobs

Is it supposed to take this long?

7 Thoughts I've Had While Applying To Journalism Jobs

Like thousands of others, I recently graduated college. They gave me my degree and my student loan bill, and threw me into the great unknown. My next step: applying for jobs. Here are all of the thoughts I've had during my job search.

1. Should I call? Is that desperate?

Many employers welcome the calls to check up on your application. In journalism, most TV stations make it clear that they don't want you calling. If they want you, they will call. Be patient. Someone will hire you.

2. But what if they DON'T hire me?

Great. What if I wasted 4 years and 30,000+ dollars on an education in a field I suck at?

3. Maybe I'll just buy a van and be a traveling, dirty hippy.

Or maybe a flight attendant? Or... A "Price Is Right" girl?

4. When was the last time I got off the couch?

Come to think of it... when was the last time I wore pants?

5. I'm gonna have to move to some town in Idaho, reporting on the prize llama at the fair.

I hear Idaho is beautiful, though.


"Hello? Yes, I'm fully satisfied with my internet provider."


Just when I'm about to give up, the calls come in. Someone wants to interview me? ARE THEY CRAZY?

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