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Recent Media Studies graduates share tips for landing a job

If you’re going to be a successful journalist then you should know that you’re not going to make a lot of money at first, you need to keep your social media clean and you’re going to have to do some … Continue reading

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How to Present to a Sensory World

By Starr Anderson | RU School of Communication “How we handle ourselves in front of a group impacts our future more than any thing we might do,” Kevin Daley told an auditorium filled with Radford University students and professors on … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Marty Smith Shares Stories of NASCAR, Life and Dreaming Big

By Rehn West | RU School of Communication Marty Smith, a Radford University graduate who is also a well-known NASCAR reporter for ESPN, gave this advice to aspiring journalists: “Have passion in everything you do.” At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Roanoke Times Editor: Journalists Need to be Flexible

By Brandon Brinkley | RU School of Communication The most difficult part of transferring from print to digital media is moving beyond 125 years of print-based thinking, according to Carole Tarrant, editor of The Roanoke Times.  “Don’t stay frozen in time,” … Continue reading

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Persuasion Guru Gives Insight on Speech, Passion

By Jacob Miller | RU School of Communication Radford University’s Communication Week will feature a number of skilled guest speakers, but one in particular talks the talk. Kevin Daley, a former vice president of the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency … Continue reading

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Radio Internships in Blacksburg

Positive Radio Group-Blacksburg is looking for interns interested in the radio business. The group includes four stations: -ESPN Blacksburg (1430AM & 94.1FM) -WKNV-AM (890AM & 93.1FM / Southern Gospel Music & Ministry) -WPIN-AM (Real Country 810) -WZFM-FM (Classic Hits 101.3) … Continue reading

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Harrisonburg News-Record seeks environment reporter

The Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va., is seeking a news reporter to cover the environment, health and agriculture beats.

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RU Students eligible for Martinsville area summer internships

Dec. 15 info session The New College Institute (NCI) Summer Internship Program will provide 25 to 30 paid internships in Martinsville, Henry County and Patrick County for summer 2012. Radford University students are eligible for the internship program even if … Continue reading

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Jobs and Internships for “News Nerds”

If your interests and skills include computers and journalism, check out the position announcements being collected at As the site says, “The news business needs people who can code in the public interest and build the digital news products … Continue reading

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USA Today Student Correspondent Program November Deadline

The USA TODAY College Collegiate Correspondent program provides mentoring and a chance to write for a national audience at the newspaper’s USA TODAY College website. Application deadlines for the Spring 2012 program: Nov. 4-Nov. 11: Application opens and will appear … Continue reading

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