A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

October 18th, 2006 • Quill Archives
It’s up to you to create your own inspiration

When was the last time you were inspired? If you can’t remember then perhaps it’s time to create your own inspiring environment. Being a journalist is hard work, especially with deadlines, pressing bosses and the demand to learn and then tell inspiring stories accurately, and without bias.

May 1st, 2006 • Quill Archives
Beat Guide: Your first beat

I was so excited when I landed my first journalism job out of school. I had a press pass, a journalism degree and health insurance. But soon that glow subsided — and I realized that I was a small fish in a huge pond of professional journalism.