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  • Paul Lopreiato 9:30 pm on June 3, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: , , , careers, , , , lifestyle, paint   

    A Baseball Card Introduction 

    All (two) women in my life knew what company they wanted to work for. They established a goal, educated themselves, and worked to get to it. Currently, both are where they want to be.

    I am the opposite. I have no shining corporation on the (metaphorical) hill that I want to join. I think that makes me somewhat like the person I imagine reading this post. I’ve got professional interests – communication and marketing – and I’ve got a strong sense of who I am. It’s sort of a flowchart for life. (More …)

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    • Francine Blume 6:35 pm on June 14, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      What a great post! A person really does need to know who they are before they can start pursuing a specific career path. You have to answer to yourself more than anyone else. You have to make yourself happy and fulfilled. So you’ve got a great attitude and good luck with the process! Love the baseball card by the way.

  • Christine Edmond 4:01 pm on February 15, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: broadcast, careers, , first, ,   

    But, Why? 

    My first day on the job and I honestly had no idea what I was doing or what I had gotten myself into. All I knew was that I needed some type of experience in the newsroom to understand real journalism and to be taken serious if I decide to go into the field of journalism. I had one of the most  potent conversations about my future that I have ever had with anyone. Dialogue between me and a veteran broadcaster and current employee that I shadowed goes as followed:
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    • Jennifer Carignan 8:48 pm on February 17, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      Thanks for a great post, Christine. Sometimes it takes tough questions from others to clarify what you really want and why. This kind of critical thinking and reflection will be very important in your career and your life.

    • miranda78 2:52 pm on February 25, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      I think your blog is a great place to reflect on these issues, and it looks like you are well on your way to figuring things out step-by-step. I am sure your current internship will provide you with even more concrete evidence of why you are attracted to this field.

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