Monday, December 15, 2008

Non-News Organizations Becoming an Attractive Option for Journalists

If you’re out there wondering whether you’re going to have a job in 2009, whether you’re going to be able to continue as a news professional in these tough economic times, it might be time to market yourself in a whole new way. There are non-news organizations such as museums, foundations and think tanks that might be a viable option for reporters.

“The institutions of journalism are changing very dramatically and some are disappearing, unfortunately, or being transformed into something that’s almost unrecognizable,” said Adam Glenn, independent digital media consultant and co-founder of, a citizen journalism training organization. He is a prime example of a journalist who has diversified outside the mainstream media. “I’m a digital media consultant who works with news organizations and foundations, other institutions, academic and otherwise.”

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