His statement could refer to almost anything: Developing iPad apps. Running social media campaigns. Remotely producing multimedia packages. Writing an e-mail newsletter for a nonprofit.Among the tasks they enumerate and describe, with real-world examples:
As new positions emerge, traditional positions evolve and non-journalistic organizations take on journalistic tasks, the list is as long and as diverse as ever.
* The Mobile Maven
* The Multimedia Reporter
* The Jack or Jill of All Trades
* The Online Content Guru
* The Online Engagement Specialist
* The Journalist/Programmer
Blog authors David A. Kennedy and Steve Earley earned their master's degrees in interactive media from Elon University. This spring they launched their blog to "chart how technology was not harming the news industry, but helping it through increased interactivity."
Postscript: In the "Comments" section we found links to two excellent blog entries about journalism jobhunting. They're both from the Buttry Diary, by Steve Buttry.
* Some tips on landing your next job in digital journalism
* Thoughts on redirecting and rejuvenating a career