I was a writer when I began college, studying journalism so that I could turn writing into a career. The requirements for a major included classes one would expect - news writing and reporting, media law and ethics, etc, but one requirement seemed out of place to me until I actually took the course - Design. I obviously knew everything written for a publication has to have photos and graphics added and has to be designed onto a page, but I had assumed that was something unrelated to the role...Read more
To be fair, before I even start this piece, I want to say that these are just my opinions on the industry as a whole. They’re based on my observations and interpretations only. Thanks.
Prepare yourselves, I’m about to sound old…
Back in my day, studying communications was different. While I was in college, we were still years away from the first Facebook post, and social media didn’t even factor into a communications plan. There were’t even communications departments at companies, and I...Read more