Being well networked can do wonders for your career and having a
connection at a company where you are seeking employment can be a good
thing. However, name dropping during your interview, especially when done without any tact, may do you more harm than good.
Earlier this month, the Washington Press Club Foundation honored former
PBS NewsHour correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault with a 2015 Lifetime
Achievement Award. She received the prestigious award for her decades-long news career that focused on inequality, civil rights and economic parity in Africa.
Do what you love! If you are one of those people who honestly believes that what you do outside your normal 9 to 5 job is your true love, then you should consider turning your hobby into a rewarding career.
Mia Fleming’s career as an accomplished journalist and television
personality has been a rewarding one. Not only has she enjoyed
successful runs as the host of Tulsa Talks and weekend anchor at Tulsa’s
Fox23, she recently transitioned to an amazing freelance career that highlights products, celebrities and people who give back.
Veteran journalist April Ryan has written a riveting new book that
chronicles her experiences as a Capitol Hill correspondent for nearly 20
years and covering the tenures of three American presidents. A correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, Ryan will
be honored with the annual Politics Award at the African American
Chamber of Commerce's Fifth Anniversary Circle of Achievement
Awards gala next week in New Brunswick, NJ.