How do I make the most of a journalism job fair?

In this week's career chat, we talked with Walter Middlebrook, assistant managing editor for news at The Detroit News. We used to recruit head-to-head when I was the recruiter at the Detroit Free Press. Alas, Middlebrook defeated me. He's good.

During the chat, Middlebrook offered practical tips on how to make the most of a job fair. He talked about how to prepare for the fairs, how to market yourself at them, and how to land successful interviews with the editors and recruiters there.

You can revisit this page at any time to replay the chat.

  • Joe Grimm

    Joe Grimm is a visiting editor in residence at the Michigan State University School of Journalism. He runs the JobsPage Website.


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