Finding Your Footing In A Topsy-Turvy Media World

Newspapers staffs are shrinking. Journalists must consider buyouts or the prospect of layoffs. Free-lancers and college grads are wondering where to turn for their next assignment or job. And yet opportunities for modern communicators are expanding as more readers get comfortable with online media. Can journalists find their footing and tell great stories in this topsy-turvy media world? We think so.

On Aug. 23, the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and the St. Louis Newspaper Guild sponsored a forum featuring a top career consultant, and former editors and reporters who have started their own businesses or found good jobs working in communications. Scroll down the page and click on the links to listen to or download their remarks.