Seven ways to get bylines
Getting articles published is vital to landing a reporting job. Most editors want to see four to six — and sometimes many more — samples of your work.
“It shows much more to those hiring that you’re ambitious about being published, rather than having a resume with a college term paper that never was published attached to it,” said Joe Hight, managing editor of The Oklahoman. “And I can tell you it’s a lot more exciting to see your byline in a publication than the grade that you’ll receive for the term paper.”