There’s been a lot of talk about the value that journalists can bring to your content marketing efforts.
They have a certain skill set which lends itself perfectly to creating content that educates, entertains, and nurtures and will be highly shared on social media.
As marketers, we’re unaccustomed to reading a journalist’s resume, so when one lands on our desk, it might not be immediately obvious how those skills and responsibilities might add value to our content marketing strategy and day-to-day activities.
Content marketing challenges
Before we look at a typical resume, let’s quickly remind ourselves of some of the challenges that marketers face when it comes to content marketing. They will usually include:
How a journalist can help
Below is an example of a journalist’s resume, listing the various daily duties and how those skills can benefit your content marketing.
1. Become a thought leader