We have all heard of the decline of the old world media companies and journalism across the board. But, Holly Regan of Thought Leadership Strategy paints a different picture. In a thoughtful piece, he pulls statistics from job sites showing the rapid decline of media related journalism jobs coupled with the growth of equivalent marketing and PR jobs. While most people who say this just have anecdotal evidence, Holly shows this through hard numbers and graphs.
One example that he cites is from interviewing a former journalist:
… 1,900 journalists had just been let go by Fairfax. Journalism positions just weren’t available so I had to change my career goals and try my hand at everything. However, he’s found that “so much of [his] journalism degree works for web content.
Lastly, Holly recommends a series of tips for journalists looking to make a career change and enter the world of content marketing.
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