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More on silo students

I've said it before. And I'll say it again. If you're a journalism student without multimedia skills, I want nothing to do with you.
No one I know needs another I'm-willing-to-learn type. No one I know needs another I'm-a-print-sort-of-guy. No one I know needs someone who thinks he's a "writer."
Everyone I know needs journalists -- multimedia journalists.

If you don't believe me, perhaps you'll believe Michael Vizard at Ziff Davis: "Today, when I hire, I'm looking for someone who can write and do audio/video content. If you show up and you're a great writer but you don't have multimedia skills, and another guy shows up who's not quite as good a writer but he can create audio and video, I'll hire the more versatile person."

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