1. WriteLane

Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 69 - Five reasons to go into journalism

Lane DeGregory, at left, back in her college days at the University of Virginia.
Published Apr. 10

A college student asked recently whether journalism was still worth it as a career. The student wanted five reasons to go into the business, so here they are.

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  2. These kids have their own podcast about children's books. And they told us about their favorite stories. MARTHA ASENCIO-RHINE
  3. Author Beth Macy, center, tells the story behind her latest book, Dopesick. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  4. Tom Jones of the Poynter Institute talks about his favorite journalism movies. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  5. In the Tampa Bay Times newsroom, we capture each other's quotes on a wall of fame. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  6. Jan Winburn encourages reporters to put themselves into their stories when they have a unique perspective to add. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  7. Lincoln DeLuna and his family feed ducks on an August afternoon. JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |  Times
  8. Monica Herndon was a regular presence at football and baseball games in Tampa Bay. Julio Aguilar
  9. Victor Becerra, a U.S. citizen born in Mexico, holds a picture of his family drawn by his son. "JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |   TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times
  10. Esmeralda Bermudez of the Los Angeles Times talks to high school students. The Pearl Post