Behind the Byline

Journalism students develop important skills working on their school yearbook, newspaper or broadcast program. What do they do with those skills later in life?

The Behind the Byline podcast answers that question. You'll want to listen!

Behind the Byline

Scholastic journalism students develop important skills while on the staff of their high school or college newspaper, yearbook, online paper or broadcast program. But what do they do with those skills after they graduate?

Behind the Byline answers that question – and the possibilities are extensive. Hosts Evan Blackwell,CJE, Jenica Hallman and Sarah Scott will delve into the lives and careers of former scholastic journalism students as they share how the skills they learned as students help them now and how current student journalists can develop the skills they need to propel their careers.

Brought to you by the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN), Behind the Byline provides inspiration, ideas and real life examples of the important role scholastic journalism can play in finding career success.

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Kathy Daneman has been a publicist for more than two decades. So… what exactly does a publicist do? Evan and Sarah recently spoke to the former scholastic journalist from Shawnee Mission West High School to get the scoop.

“What I do is work with authors to get their books covered,” she explained. “To get book reviews, to get interviews, to place original essays, to get them on tv, to get radio interviews, to go on tour. And I help them come up with ideas for original pieces.”

Daneman even helps authors with research and helps them come up with interesting topics related to their books. Hear it all in our latest episode.

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