In her new textbook, "The Multimedia Journalist," Jennifer George-Palilonis lays out examples of the tools, workflow and collaboration that go into today's interactive news reports.

A distinguished professor of multimedia journalism at Ball State University, she is a media design consultant and has worked on the redesign of more than 30 online and print publications.

At 3 p.m. ET, join Joe Grimm and George-Palilonis for a career chat on how to be a better multimedia journalist. She'll offer tips on what tools you should learn and the skills you should acquire, and will answer related questions. Twitter users can ask questions ahead of time using the hashtag #poynterchats. You can revisit this page at any time to replay the chat after it has ended.