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Chat 1.29.2014 What does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

January 30, 2014 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

4:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

wjchat
@wjchat


4:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


4:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Andrea Guzman
@TeachGuz


4:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Ela Stapley
@elastapley


4:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Andr Natta
@acnatta


4:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


4:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Only 5 minutes to go ’til the #wjchat chat. http://t.co/uiuHCayBso #ChatSalad

ChatSalad
@ChatSalad


4:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Erik Rolfsen
@erikrolfsen


5:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital” journalist?

Michelle Hassler
@MichelleHassler


5:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Welcome to the 204th episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Greetings from Lafayette, IN. I’m Bill Cannon, Digital Director at @jconline #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat being a digital journalist is no different than being a regular journalist. The Internet of things has changed the world #wjchat

Azeem Khan
@AZ33MKHAN


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Welcome to the 204th episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
This week, #wjchat is tapping into the wisdom of the crowd and doing something different… an experiment.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat Welcome to the 204th episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists.

Reann Nathan
@ReannNathann


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
We are going to define the expectations for digital skills for journalism jobs. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hi everyone! T. J. Raphael here, digital content editor for WNYC/PRI. Happy #wjchat day.

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: This week, #wjchat is tapping into the wisdom of the crowd and doing something different… an experiment.

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to define the expectations for digital skills for journalism jobs. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to define the expectations for digital skills for journalism jobs. #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expectations.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to define the expectations for digital skills for journalism jobs. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hey classmates check this out >#WJCHAT #RITDJI

Bertram Byam Jr.
@Bertram_ByamJr


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expec

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Let’s get started! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Good evening folks! Looking forward to taking some notes tonight. #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat May lurk more than usual again this week, but aloha everyone! Gene from Honolulu @CivilBeat! #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hello all..Student joining from RIT currently apart of the RIT Digital Journalism Incubator course #WJChat

Bertram Byam Jr.
@Bertram_ByamJr


5:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @Bertram_ByamJr: Hey classmates check this out >#WJCHAT #RITDJI

Emily Clark
@emelizclark


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Started that slippery slope into coding about a decade and change ago, now I write more code than content. :( #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Lillian Cohen-Moore, freelance journalist. Mostly frozen, due to a day out in the rain. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define them

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hi, Im Reann, and Im a student in the @UOsojc at the University of Oregon. Im interested advertising. #wjchat

Reann Nathan
@ReannNathann


5:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expec

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Welcome to the 204th episode of #wjchat, a weekly discussion for web journalists. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: This week, #wjchat is tapping into the wisdom of the crowd and doing something different… an experiment.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to define the expectations for digital skills for journalism jobs. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hi! Student alongside @Bertram_ByamJr in the RIT Digital Journalism Incubator, Journalism major and job seeker #WJChat

Emily Clark
@emelizclark


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expec

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m Alex, a journalism student at @csunorthridge #wjchat

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I think how much varies wildly by journalist. I do think we should learn enough to communicate with the coders we work with.#wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hello, #wjchat. I’m Rachel Stella, a reporter with the NewsTribune in the Illinois Valley.

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hi! director of online production and digital media manager for a nonprofit association publication in DC burbs. #wjchat

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hi all, I’m Robert Hernandez, Web Journalist, El Profe @USCAnnenberg, @ONA Boarder, #wjchat co-creator and constantly hustling.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Be our friend on Facebook: http://t.co/0FmqFHj1Ud #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat : http://t.co/vcsqlhZwRt

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hi, I’m April Bethea, online producer at The Charlotte Observer. I moved into role in May after 8 yrs as a reporter at the O #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hi, John Strubel, freelance sports journalist, Charleston, SC #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
NOTE TO FOLLOWERS: I’m joining #wjchat tonight expect a flood of divi journo tweets. Join us!

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Lots of new faces tonight. Love it! #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expec

Sarah Kerman
@smkscribe


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@NewsCannon Thanks for having me #WJChat

Bertram Byam Jr.
@Bertram_ByamJr


5:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hello, I’m Hannah. I am a journalism student @UOsojc in Eugene, Or. #wjchat

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I would really like to hear about opportunities where technology journalism and education meet #WJChat

Bertram Byam Jr.
@Bertram_ByamJr


5:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Citizen Journalism #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
any @wjchat folks going to #sxsw?? #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Paul de Revere, a freelance journalist from Florida #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hi, I’m Caitlin, a @Cronkite_ASU student. I also am the executive editor of ASU’s student media org, The State Press. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hey all. Im Casey. Teach at USF St. Petersburg. Dabble in some other things. #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@pderevere @wjchat I’ll be at SXSW, presenting on how media and tech change how we cover crisis and disasters. #wjchat

Josh Stearns
@jcstearns


5:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
same RT @webjournalist: NOTE TO FOLLOWERS: I’m joining #wjchat tonight expect a flood of divi journo tweets. Join us!

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I would also like to get contributors for http://t.co/IbDN10Q1Qm #WJChat

Bertram Byam Jr.
@Bertram_ByamJr


5:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Josh Stearns here, Press Freedom director for @freepress and founder of http://t.co/lPw9fntSS7, board member @FreedomofPress #wjchat

Josh Stearns
@jcstearns


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Welcome everyone! A great, diverse crowd again. So, as we said, tonight #wjchat is an experiment. Here is the frame work:

wjchat
@wjchat


5:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Welcome everyone! A great, diverse crowd again. So, as we said, tonight #wjchat is an experiment. Here is the frame work:

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat If we are talking about digital skills tonight I hope we’ll also talk about encryption and security a bit #wjchat

Josh Stearns
@jcstearns


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
We are going to tweet out a job in journalism today, followed by skills… you rate (1-low to 5-high) how important the skill is. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Wayne Clingman Racine WI Free Lance
#wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to tweet out a job in journalism today, followed by skills… you rate (1-low to 5-high) how important the skill i

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hi there, Arik here. Freelance journalist and student at @Carleton_U #wjchat

Arik Ligeti
@arikligeti


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jcstearns @wjchat If we are talking about digital skills tonight I hope we’ll also talk about encryption and security a bit #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Jobs we’ve chosen: Print Reporter, Radio Reporter, TV Reporter, Online Editor/Web Producer, Social Media/Community Editor… (1/2) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to tweet out a job in journalism today, followed by skills… you rate (1-low to 5-high) how important the skill i

Suzi Steffen
@SOJCSuzi


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Checking in to #WJChat. Howdy y’all! ^_^

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Photographer, Copyeditor, City Editor (non-Web), Executive Editor, Mobile Project Manager, Data Journo, Developer (Web apps). (2/2) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Jobs we’ve chosen: Print Reporter, Radio Reporter, TV Reporter, Online Editor/Web Producer, Social Media/Community Editor… (1

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Hi everyone. I’m Jennifer, a social media consultant and blogger in NY.
#wjchat

Jennifer Gaie Hellum
@jghellum


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Skills include: Writing well, photography, editing audio and video, HTML/CSS, Ruby/Python, Agile Development, Excel/Access, Math. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Tweet us if you think we should add jobs or skills that we will define tonight… thanks for joining us for this crazy experience! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expec

Alberto Cairo
@albertocairo


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella @jcstearns @wjchat Hope so #wjchat

Reporter Wayne
@ReporterWayne


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
We’ll also have regular #wjchat questions as well does this all make sense? Y’all ready?!

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to tweet out a job in journalism today, followed by skills… you rate (1-low to 5-high) how important the skill i

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


5:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: We are going to tweet out a job in journalism today, followed by skills… you rate (1-low to 5-high) how important the skill i

Ana Ley
@La__Ley


5:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
First job up is. Print Reporter. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: First job up is. Print Reporter. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5! #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5 #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Sounds exciting! ps: are general people skills on that list of qualities? lol #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter: Writing well, in my opinion, is clearly a 5. Top priority. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5-Essential. But it has to be story telling, not just technical writing. Make me want to read. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5 #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5 #wjchat

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – writing around 4-5. Doesn’t have to be amazing writer, but needs to explain things understandably. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Definitely 5 for print reporter…Do print-only reporters still exist? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5! For a print reporter, writing is critical. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat // We are going to move fast!!

wjchat
@wjchat


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Print Reporter: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat // We are going to move fast!!

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A1: 4. Writing ability is crucial, but in this era photography, video & social media skills are also essential. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5. If you can’t write, this isn’t the business for you #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, #wjchat, let’s define these expec

dan turner
@ddt


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Photography, the basics, is a 4 at least iPhone level. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 3 #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
5, absolutely necessary. #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 2 – Be capable of basics, we can teach more. Don’t expect the same as a real photojournalist. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A2: 2 – decent photography skills should be a minimum expectation. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 3? Not everyone will be as skilled as staff photographers, but need to be able to shoot in a pinch, even if on phone #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – photography 3-4. Should be able to stand in when photog is unavailable. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I would also make *creativity* a sub-quality of that #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
PROTIP: Make sure you include the job, skill and rating in your answer. we plan to turn this data into a graphic or storify. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: PROTIP: Make sure you include the job, skill and rating in your answer. we plan to turn this data into a graphic or storify. #

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’d say a 3 to 5 for print reporter: photography..Especially with photogs being cut, writers need to fine-tune that skill. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A solid 3/4. At minimum, they need to be able to capture decent shots on a smart phone. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat I’d say a 3 to 5 for print reporter: photography..Especially with photogs being cut, writers need to fine-tune that

Reann Nathan
@ReannNathann


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#1 @wjchat: Print Reporter: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Audio (2), but Video (3). Using a smartphone to produce a short snippet of an interview is a good skill #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print rep: A/V skills 2. Know the basics. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: A/V Production I think is, minimum, a 3. Spot a story, help tell it, produce it on smart phone at least. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Audio/Video Production skills? I’ll say 3 #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – audio/video production 2-3. Websites need multimedia; all burden shouldn’t be on Web staff. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 3.5 this is becoming increasingly important. #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
A2: Photography skills might be make or break. Captivating picture = captivated audience #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
This is starting to get real! This is a debate! RT @wjchat: Print Reporter: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A3: Reporter – 3: Video skills are becoming more important, and the value of editing a few raw clips can be immense. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat For the Print Reporter I think there is a lot of opportunity for Audio/Video skills, so I’d say at least a 3. #wjchat

Josh Stearns
@jcstearns


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS 2. Know how to be helpful on the presentation of the story. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Definitely 5..This question is telling: Even print is digital. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS I think a 3.5, maybe 4. They MUST know the basics, how Web works and their role. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Wait, guys, what’s a print reporter? #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – HTML/CSS 1. The very basics, but knowledge of CMS should be enough. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 3. It can help creative and design, but HTML/CSS is a designer skill set #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter’s HTML/CSS skills? 3 #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#3 @wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS — How much though!? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Whoa! Look at the diversity of answers on that question! That’s exactly what I was hoping for! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: 2, being able to know the basic skills of HTML/CSS #wjchat

Reann Nathan
@ReannNathann


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
A3: Audio/Visual – I’d rank audio at 2, Visual at 4. Video more likely to be shared, should be decent. #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print rep: HTML/CSS is at least a 2. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Reporter – HTML/CSS: 2 – depends on the outfit. Coding more important at smaller/independent organizations. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: Ruby/Python. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
HTML/CSS – I’d like it to be just a 2, but probably a 4. I just don’t get it. :( #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat HTML/CSS, a 2 or maybe 3. Most don’t get to touch it. #wjchat

Barry Hollander
@barryhollander


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS. 3. Need to be able (at minimum) get around whatever CMS your paper uses without breaking it. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Ruby/Python. This is tricky I am think 1.5/2. They need to know what is possible with these languages. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
.@wjchat the truth is right now, EVERY journalism job needs a skill set off the richter, patience for days, and talent for decades #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter’s Ruby/Python skills? Zero. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat “print reporter” is a stupid category to ask about programming. It depends. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: Excel/Access. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter / Ruby/Python: Probably a 1. Know what they can do; know how to find out more. #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Ruby/Python specialized. No one-score-fits-all. 2 for most, 3-4 for us geeks. #wjchat

Barry Hollander
@barryhollander


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter: HTML/CSS 2? Need to know the basics, including how to embed links, video in stories, blogs. #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – Ruby/Python 0-1 Just why? Played with in school; never use it. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @adampopescu: .@wjchat the truth is right now, EVERY journalism job needs a skill set off the richter, patience for days, and talent for

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Ruby/Python: 2 for print reporter. It’s important to know what those languages can do and make presentation suggestions #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print is a medium. programming/data analysis is a research skill. They are not inherently connected in any way. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory We’re asking all jobs all skills it depends is a fair answer, but people need data points to get idea of expectations. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory @wjchat Reporters need to be *reporters* and not think about the medium anymore. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat hi everyone! just poppin’ in and trying to make sense of this all. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Excel a 5. Most avoid Access, use some flavor of SQL. A 3 or 4 there. #wjchat

Barry Hollander
@barryhollander


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter’s Excel/Access skills should be like a 4 I think #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Excel/Access. 4 regardless of beat, this is essential now. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Ruby/Python: 2, It never hurts to know how this can help tell your story. #wjchat

Aric Chokey
@aric_chokey


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@adampopescu I don’t agree. There are jobs at small outlets that don’t ask as much. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: Agile Development. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Excel/Access: 4. Everyone needs to stop being afraid of spreadsheets. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
.@wjchat great work by @carr2n of late about the nuances between print, TV, digital. Skills these days are intertwined and specific #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m seeing a trend here folks. So, I’ll ask: Is it realistic to ask for 3+ across so many skill sets? #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Reporter – Excel/Access: 3 if they’re good crunching numbers/data, otherwise a 1. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Agile Development. I say a 4 it should be a strong part of our culture. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Journalism: Agile Development. 5. We all need to adjust to failure quickly. #wjchat

Tyler Fisher
@tylrfishr


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – Excel/Access 2-3. Helpful for data, but designers actually make graphics. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat If a print reporter is working with Excel, Python, HTML/CSS, photo, audio, video, they’re not just a print reporter. Right? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory This is crowdsourcing that leads to a dialog. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
NOTE TO FOLLOWERS: I am participating in #wjchat, a weekly chat for digital journalists. Expect smart RTs :)

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat If a print reporter is working with Excel, Python, HTML/CSS, photo, audio, video, they’re not just a print reporter.

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
.@wjchat Print Reporter: Writing is definitely a 5. #wjchat

Monica Luhar
@monicaluhar


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @knowtheory: @wjchat Print is a medium. programming/data analysis is a research skill. They are not inherently connected in any way. #wj

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Excel/Access. 3-4. Again, must be able to use a tool without breaking it/needing help every 5 minutes. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I think these can be separated. As such Excel 4, Access 2. Numeracy and Excel go together like peanut butter and jelly. #wjchat

Andrew Knochel
@andrewknoc


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Print Reporter: Math. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat // The last skill for this job.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print – Excel/Access – 4 at least. Improves ability to not only tell stories, but to find them.
#wjchat

Arik Ligeti
@arikligeti


5:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#2 @wjchat Print Reporter: Ruby/Python – At least know how it works! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter’s Agile Development should be a 5, as with any job #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @knowtheory: @wjchat Print is a medium. programming/data analysis is a research skill. They are not inherently connected in any way. #wj

Brian Boyer
@brianboyer


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat If a print reporter is working with Excel, Python, HTML/CSS, photo, audio, video, they’re not just a print reporter.

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Math. 4!! I hate math, but regardless of beat you need to understand the numbers and communicate them. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
1/2 I usually say “for web journalists,” but tonight’s lead question is, “What does it mean to be a ‘digital’ journalist… #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory @wjchat Could you tell that to the hiring folk? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – Agile development – ? What is this, exactly? First I’ve heard of it. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
2/2 …so I’m going with the flow :)
#wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter / Math: 5. Numbers are everywhere, in every story. #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Greetings to the room, from Pittsburgh! #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
What is Agile Development? #wjchat

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @wjchat Print Reporter: Math. 4!! I hate math, but regardless of beat you need to understand the numbers and communicat

Mai P. Hoang
@maiphoang


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#1 RT @wjchat: Print Reporter: Math. (1-low to 5-high) MATH SCHMATH #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Math is a 5. If you tell me you’re a word person, go work for a dictionary. #wjchat

Barry Hollander
@barryhollander


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
No. RT @NewsCannon @wjchat I’m seeing a trend here folks. So, I’ll ask: Is it realistic to ask for 3+ across so many skill sets? #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
That’s it for Print Reporter let’s reflect for a minute or two before the next job. What stood out to you? Share your thoughts. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
That’s it for Print Reporter let’s reflect for a minute or two before the next job. What stood out to you? Share your thoughts. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@lilyorit @wjchat Sadly, newsrooms aren’t making much of an investment. It’s DIY for most staff development. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter: Math. 3 AT MINIMUM. Poor understanding of math leads us down the road of inaccurate articles/bad infographs.#wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @HannahGiardina: What is Agile Development? #wjchat #BUZZWORD

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat If a print reporter is working with Excel, Python, HTML/CSS, photo, audio, video, they’re not just a print reporter.

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Math: #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Sorry to sound like a dummy, but what is agile development? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print Reporter’s Math skills? At least a 3, but easily a 4 or 5 depending on the beat they cover #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Sorry I can’t stay for @wjchat but sounds like a great convo. Will catch up later! #wjchat

Mai P. Hoang
@maiphoang


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Very few 2 ratings. Solid understanding of multiple skills seems like an essential, now. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 2. Helps with parsing data, but not a print writers priority. #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Just joining in, Jennifer Christos, data editor at @jconline #wjchat

Jennifer Christos
@jchristosJC


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporter – math 2-3. Ugh. No further comment. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @adampopescu: .@wjchat the truth is right now, EVERY journalism job needs a skill set off the richter, patience for days, and talent for

Bronwyn Flores
@BronwynFlores


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor @wjchat what yuri really means is 5+ #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
For those asking what Agile development is. here’s wikepedia’s answer: http://t.co/nN0vkGxXu1 #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat That print-reporters aren’t print reporters. They’re just journalists who happen to still write in print, too. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print reporters: Math: 4. The better you are, the more it helps you make sense of budgets, stats, etc. #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Print: Math: 4-3? Ruby/Python: 5-1? Agile Planning: 5-3? Excel/Access: 15 (not a typo) #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Joining the #wjchat way too late to participate, but looking forward to the inforgraph that results!

Jennifer Moore
@jem2998


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 4. Critical in a evolving industry. #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hey hey #wjchat. Just a quick pop in between meetings.

Lars Schmidt
@ThisIsLars


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Re: Agile question, this oversimplified, but its a mindset to ‘Plan less, fail more. Experiment. Learn. Move forward.’ #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
If print reporter ever hopes to be an editor, better make math skills a 5 #wjchat

Jennifer Christos
@jchristosJC


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat For me, Agile development is like the inverted pyramid in project development. Read this: http://t.co/hlP1ohXOWf #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat EVERYONE answered 5 for Writing skills #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@jem2998 You aren’t too late!! We are trying an experiment! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Glad I’m not the only one who doesn’t know what agile development is. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @cfrech: @wjchat Re: Agile question, this oversimplified, but its a mindset to ‘Plan less, fail more. Experiment. Learn. Move forward.’

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat That print-reporters aren’t print reporters. They’re just journalists who happen to still write in print, too. #wjch

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @wjchat That print-reporters aren’t print reporters. They’re just journalists who happen to still write in print, too. #wjch

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
The next job up is. Online Editor/Web Producer. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@cfrech Agree. You just need to know what Agile is. As reporter, you shouldn’t be involved in nitty gritty of website dev day-to-day #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ThisIsLars @wjchat Hello Lars! We are chatting about what skills certain journo jobs should have! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
These skills you’re defining can and should be developed over time according to specific job needs and the person’s strengths. #wjchat

Jennifer Christos
@jchristosJC


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ONA: JOB: Were hiring a Digital Director to help lead ONAs digital future. http://t.co/maAuyeSTcY #wjchat #journchat

Kurt Gessler
@kurtgessler


5:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Math : -15 (thats NEGATIVE 15) Unless you’re covering something like rocket science developments. -Hasnt passed Math since 4th grade #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat So many jobs converge now, regardless of your title, the more you can do, the better. Can’t be one-dimensional anymore. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Agile development sounds like a cool band name too. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat What stood out: that we’re mismatching research skills with outlet medium ;) #wjchat happy that you’re experimenting tho.

Ted Han
@knowtheory


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @cfrech: @wjchat Re: Agile question, this oversimplified, but its a mindset to ‘Plan less, fail more. Experiment. Learn. Move forward.’

Carlos Olin Montalvo
@carlosolin


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist Web producer – writing 4-5. Has to communicate well and write stories if necessary. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@jchristosJC @wjchat Glad you could jump in Jennifer! #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella @wjchat Agile planning is really just about good project planning. It has many names/manifestations. #wjchat #drwho

Ted Han
@knowtheory


5:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
The next job up is. Online Editor/Web Producer. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
So basically the takeaway is that print reporters need to be good at everything to succeed in this digital world #wjchat

Bronwyn Flores
@BronwynFlores


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist 4 – the web is visual and you need someone who can quickly create engaging, smart copy #wjchat

Sarah McCammon
@sarahmccammon


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @cfrech: @wjchat Re: Agile question, this oversimplified, but its a mindset to ‘Plan less, fail more. Experiment. Learn. Move forward.’

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat web producer for a radio outlet? writing skills = 5. for print, prob more like 3-4. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt Yes, AND I think theres the idea of adapting agile dev. as its used in making software to doing journalism. #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist @wjchat I know folks who slag off inverted pyramid, so i’m not sure if that’s you <3 or </3 agile dev :) #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Writing. 4-5. #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist Online editors and web producers need to be better writers than print reporters: 5. Selling a story is harder online. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web Editor/Producer: Writing is a 5. They have to write copy quickly and really understand the evolving audience. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Writing is a 4.5, if not a 5. It’s core for online. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @webjournalist Online editors and web producers need to be better writers than print reporters: 5. Selling a story is harde

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @webjournalist Online editors and web producers need to be better writers than print reporters: 5. Selling a story is harde

Reann Nathan
@ReannNathann


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@BronwynFlores Except no one is good at everything. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Newsroom employees should be cross-trained to the extent of their abilities and interests these days. #wjchat

Jennifer Christos
@jchristosJC


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I’d say writing is a 5 across the board, unless you deal with data but even then, you need something to engage with #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @webjournalist Online editors and web producers need to be better writers than print reporters: 5. Selling a story is harde

Ross Becker KUSI
@Rossbeckernews


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor @webjournalist definitely agree #wjchat

SocialKimLy
@SocialKimLy


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Definitely 5, especially in our real-time response world. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@loolindsayhoo @wjchat Sorry I missed the Agile section. @NPR offers great Scrum training. Here’s my recap: http://t.co/0y490O3R6e #wjchat

Lars Schmidt
@ThisIsLars


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Writing in general – 5. Writing a good headline – 7/5 #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory I am using the inverted pyramid as a positive cut the stuff you don’t need from your story or from your project. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@cfrech Very true. The entire philosophy of agile dev applies to so many facets of life. Om. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat for Online Editor/Web Producer, Writing skills are still a 5 here. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:48 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5 as a web producer for an NPR affiliate. We face greater scrutiny for grammar than the on-air reporters do. #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online editor/web producer is a 5 as it relates to writing. #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat We are going to define the expectations for digital skills for journalism jobs. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor @webjournalist Print reporters ARE online reporters/editors now. #wjchat

Jen Connic
@jenconnic


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat What stood out: A lot of ‘print’ skills also are needed in broadcast, web-only media, non-reporter roles. Silos are falling #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ChrisBChester: @wjchat 5 as a web producer for an NPR affiliate. We face greater scrutiny for grammar than the on-air reporters do. #wj

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Writing is a 5 for any job in journalism. 5 for every question. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@jenconnic @webjournalist Depends on the newsroom #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’d say 5 because he/she has to write catchy social media posts, headlines. Also important that Web content high-quality. #wjchat

Vanessa Junkin
@VanessaJunkin


5:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @davemeddows: @wjchat Writing in general – 5. Writing a good headline – 7/5 #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Photography. I think a 3 or maybe 3.5. I see them more as photo editors, perhaps. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat How much coding should a journo know? What do we mean by coding? What type of jouno? Tonight, let’s define expectations. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor @jenconnic Exactly depends on the newsroom. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Ed – Photos skills are 3. Need to edit, judge and question but not necessarily create. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@pderevere @wjchat No, I mean you have a few lines to grab attention so you better know how to use it. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat photography is a priority skill for a digital producer #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Often, Web staff/social media staff are the same person. Needs to write well for social media. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Photography… 2 for clicking a shutter, a 4.5 for knowing which shot to illustrate a story #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I agree with @davemeddows. In the case of web producer, quick, tight writing and headline writing are essential. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ThisIsLars: @wjchat Sorry I missed the Agile section. @NPR offers great Scrum training. Here’s my recap: http://t.co/RKCxl19LWj #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online editors/producers need to know how to find, add and crop photos and digital rights more than taking photos. 3. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web producer – photography 3-4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Truth. MT @ChrisBChester 5 as a web producer for an NPR affiliate. We face greater scrutiny for grammar than on-air reporters do. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat actually taking photos, retouching, or criticizing the ones overworked reporters have been tasked w taking themselves? :P #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ShaunaReporter: I agree with @davemeddows. In the case of web producer, quick, tight writing and headline writing are essential. #wjchat

Alex Corey
@acoreynews


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Gotta duck out, but looking forward to the data from the chat! #wjchat

Lillian Cohen-Moore
@lilyorit


5:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @helenhmosher Started that slippery slope into coding about a decade and change ago, now I write more code than content. :( #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Audio/Video Production. 3/3.5 they need to know and be ‘good enough, but maybe not master. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @loolindsayhoo: RT @ThisIsLars: @wjchat Sorry I missed the Agile section. @NPR offers great Scrum training. Here’s my recap: http://t.co

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @AprilBethea: @wjchat What stood out: A lot of ‘print’ skills also are needed in broadcast, web-only media, non-reporter roles. Silos ar

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ShaunaReporter Not if you’re a designer. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ThisIsLars @wjchat @NPR Awesome!! Good tool to have! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Ed – Video – 4 – Need to take handoff from staff, build a story. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat Online Ed – Photos skills are 3. Need to edit, judge and question but not necessarily create. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat For audio/video, maybe a 3. But if you want to be hired in this job market, you’d better be at a 5! #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


5:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @CaitlinRCruz: @wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Photography… 2 for clicking a shutter, a 4.5 for knowing which shot to illustrate a

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
You may not always have to write quick, tight stories if you’re not a “breaking” news org, but it’s a useful skill. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 2.5 I don’t think the editor needs to be able to take good photos but pick the best ones for Web posts/social media #wjchat

Vanessa Junkin
@VanessaJunkin


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer’s Photography skills? 3. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: HTML/CSS. A 4.5, if not 5. They need to know how to run the site and how it runs. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat At the very least basic-mid level HTML 5, CSS 3. #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web producer – audio/video production 4-5. This is the main part of the job. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat How can you be a 5 at all these skills when you only use them every now and then? #impossible #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Yay! It looks like this #wjchat experiment is working if you have any feedback, please tweet me!! I am behind @wjchat tonight.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer’s Audio/Video Production skills? 4 or 5. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella Disagree. Writing is a basic storytelling skill. If you work in a newsroom, you should know how to write well. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Ed – HTML/CSS – 4 – It’s not about development, it’s about content. But the presentation tools still req. skills. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat This needs to be a 5. Video and audio are such a big part of an online editor’s job & the user experience. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@loolindsayhoo @wjchat I agree. You have to choose the 1-2 to excel and be able to work with others who have the skills you lack. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Aye, there’s the rub. RT @loolindsayhoo: @wjchat How can you be a 5 at all these skills when you only use them every now and then? #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


5:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @webjournalist Online editors and web producers need to be better writers than print reporters: 5. Selling a story is harde

Gina D.
@GNAdv


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: Ruby/Python. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ShaunaReporter: Writing is a 5 for any job in journalism. 5 for every question. #wjchat

Ashley Copeland
@ashpinkadot28


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Online Editor/Web Producer: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@davemeddows agree. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Ruby/Python: 2. It’s a cool skill, but if the CMS doesn’t use it… #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer’s HTML/CSS skills should be at least a 3 if not a 3.5-5.0 #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m going to say 1 here…because I’m not skilled in it :) #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web producer – HTML/CSS 3-ish, depending on what CMS requires. As long as you know your own CMS, you’re fine. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @loolindsayhoo: @wjchat How can you be a 5 at all these skills when you only use them every now and then? #impossible #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ChrisBChester @caitlinrcruz @wjchat Now how do you choose the 2 to focus on? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Ruby/Python. I think a 2.5, maybe 3 what matters is to know what’s possible & play active role. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
For web producer, I’d say 2 at the very least for HTML/CSS. But just for 2014. In 3 years, it will be a 5. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@loolindsayhoo @wjchat Depends on the skill..I’d say I use at least half of the skills mentioned on a weekly basis. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Id prefer online editor/producers know javascript, because they are mostly front end and also you can do anything in JS. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


5:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @wjchat Id prefer online editor/producers know javascript, because they are mostly front end and also you can do anything

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer’s Ruby/Python skills? 2, for now #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ShaunaReporter But not every newsroom employee tells stories via text. Artsy page designers, for example. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jcstearns @wjchat If we are talking about digital skills tonight I hope we’ll also talk about encryption and security a bit #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Ed – Ruby/Python – 2 – Most journos work with a CMS. Good skills, but not a must. Stick to content. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’d say a 3 right now but definitely of growing importance. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@loolindsayhoo Whatever comes naturally to you, and which you enjoy. Better than letting the job dictate it IMO #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


5:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: Excel/Access. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web producer – Ruby/Python 1-2. If it’s not needed with CMS, forget it. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
When life is too busy for #wjchat, life is too busy! http://t.co/HcFNXstBkg

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Excel/Access. Hmmm 2. 2.5? I could see 3. KNow the basics and your role. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hey #wjchat friends. Sorry I can’t participate today I’m (coincidentally) a busy web editor tonight! See you next week @wjchat

Mick Ct
@MickCote


5:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ChrisBChester @loolindsayhoo I agree, if you’re using skills you love instead of ones forced on you, you’re going to do better work #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Ed – Excel – 5 – Essential on a consistent basis. Even templated data systems require clean data. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A Web producer is NOT the same as an IT person. Please, no unrealistic expectations. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer’s Excel/Access skills should be a 4-5. You gotta know how to sift for data-based reporting #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Having so many 5’s is not unrealistic considering the competitiveness of these fields. We aim to be well rounded AND good. #wjchat

Caelan Saunders
@candor_opinion


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: Agile Development. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ChrisBChester @alexschmidt I selected Python 2.7! I find it fun! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Ruby/ Python for web producers is negotiable as a 1 for right now. But to ignore learning would DEFINITELY be a mistake. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online editors/web producers go Google Docs over Excel/Access. You can run a DB off Google Docs. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat Online Ed – Ruby/Python – 2 – Most journos work with a CMS. Good skills, but not a must. Stick to content. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor Devs would get pretty mad if I started busting out jquery without letting them look at it first. Even if I was fluent. #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella you mean not everyone under 30 in the newsroom is IT? ;) #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Agile Development. 5! This is core to their approach, I think. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web producer – Excel/Access 3-ish? #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @wjchat Online editors/web producers go Google Docs over Excel/Access. You can run a DB off Google Docs. #wjchat

Patrick Thornton
@pwthornton


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
The thing about online ed/web producer is that job is evolving SO QUICKLY. Even now, there are so many definitions of “web producer” #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ChrisBChester I dont get mad at people trying to do better things. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I second that. RT @webjournalist: @wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Agile Development. 5! This is core to their approach. #wjchat

John Strubel
@johnstrubel


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat Online Ed – Photos skills are 3. Need to edit, judge and question but not necessarily create. #wjchat

Reann Nathan
@ReannNathann


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @wjchat For me, Agile development is like the inverted pyramid in project development. Read this: http://t.co/hlP1ohXOWf

Brian Boyer
@brianboyer


6:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Online Editor/Web Producer: Agile Development. #wjchat THIS IS AGILE DEV. from @ThisIsLars http://t.co/RKCxl19LWj

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @wjchat We are going to tweet out a job in journalism today, followed by skills… you rate how important the skill is. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Online Editor/Web Producer: Math. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist RT @wjchat: First job up is. Print Reporter. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ShaunaReporter Very true. It makes surfing the job listings really aggravating. #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@chenkx Exactly. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat for every job ever, Agile Development skills are a FIVE #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online/Web producers should be agile in their movement and capability, not necessarily starting a scrum for scrums sake. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Math. I say a 3.5 could see 4. Especially writing headlines/tweets, etc. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor @chrisbchester That should be a dialog that folks are willing to have. If not there’s a broader systemic problem. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @wjchat Print Reporter: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor: Math is a 4 for all positions. It never hurts to check numbers twice #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Web producer – math 2-3. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella Writing is part of a workflow and organization. It all boils down to effective communication, which is our job. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@chrisbchester @shaunareporter Job titles are always flawed. Ask what a job’s responsibilities are. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @rachelcstella @wjchat Print reporter – writing 4-5. Doesn’t have to be amazing, but needs to explain things understandably. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
That’s it for Online Editor/Web Producer… Share your thoughts. What did you think of the answers? Next job is up in two minutes. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ThisIsLars: @loolindsayhoo @wjchat Sorry I missed the Agile section. @NPR offers great Scrum training. Here’s my recap: http://t.co/0y4

wjchat
@wjchat


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @rachelcstella @wjchat Print reporter – photography 3-4. Should be able to stand in when photog is unavailable. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ShaunaReporter Well, yes, everyone needs to be able to send clearly worded emails. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor i see a comedy skit in the making…scrum about photo cropping. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Math, it’s a 5! People just need math in life, especially when your role is to disseminate information. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat Print Reporter: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat The Reporter / Web Producer answers seemed to align closely. #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
On the question of math… I am reminded of a fight I had with a reporter on the definition of margin of error. #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
4.5 in math for online editor. You have to be have to be able to detect bogus statistics in your own pub’s stories, and externally. #wjchat

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Actually, before the next job/ratings, let’s ask some regular Qs! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Actually, before the next job/ratings, let’s ask some regular Qs! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@TJRaphael But for some of us, being good at math is never going to happen. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @CaitlinRCruz @wjchat Print Reporter: Audio (2), Video (3). Using a phone to produce a snippet of an interview is a good skill #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat If you write headlines you should have a min of 3 for math. Im not asking for topology (5), but percentages, yeah. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@loolindsayhoo i need to get on the Python bandwagon (even a little!) #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Q1 There are a lot of bullsh*it job titles out there… which is the craziest one you heard? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Associate Animal Editor is an oldie but goodie for goofy job titles: http://t.co/1S2Wpp0yBq #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1 There are a lot of bullsh*it job titles out there… which is the craziest one you heard? #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ONA: $7,500 scholarships for students pushing boundaries of journalism & tech. Apply: http://t.co/JX46djx2EJ #APGooglescholar #wjchat

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella @TJRaphael I think that’s inherently flawed. Basic math skills are a life skill – journalist or not. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @webjournalist @wjchat Print Reporter: A/V Production minimum, a 3. Spot a story, help tell it, produce it on phone at least. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Online Editor/Web Producer: Math skills should be like 3.5 minimum #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory @shaunareporter Agreed but when you see a job description at a good news org and then you read the description… sucks. #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


6:06 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella Explain that to the editor when you make an error? IDK, it’s a skill that’s needed, even if I’m not great at it. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt @wjchat It’s pretty easy, so are the .js libraries #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella It’s not just about “clearly worded emails.” It’s about organization and contribution to storytelling. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat In school, they said “You need to know all these things!” On the job, I actually don’t. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Q1 I doubt the “senior” is most titles especially if they are young, newbies. Directors of [X] are a tad sketchy at times. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1 There are a lot of bullsh*it job titles out there… which is the craziest one you heard? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory @chrisbchester Heck, Im regexing journalists code into usable data right now, which sucks, but Im happy to see it. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Q1 I thought I made it when I became Director of Development until I met a Senior Director. :-/ #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:07 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1 There are a lot of bullsh*it job titles out there… which is the craziest one you heard? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A1: Director of Innovation. #wjchat

Joey Marburger
@josephjames


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@CaitlinRCruz “Basic” means a rating of ‘1’ for me. :) #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat it’s more the job descriptions and commensurate pay that are ridiculous (5’s on all skills, slave wage) #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @CaitlinRCruz @wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS 2. Know how to be helpful on the presentation of the story. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:08 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Experience Coordinator. Social Media Evangelist. Connection Curator. Just..why?? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael @wjchat Definitely 5..This question is telling: Even print is digital. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Yeah although that role is important, if done right. But, um, rarely done right. MT @josephjames: @wjchat A1 Director of Innovation #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Ridiculous job titles: I once had the title “Innovation Strategist. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Q1 There are a lot of bullsh*it job titles out there… which is the craziest one you heard? #wjchat

Meena
@MeenaGanesan


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Not a fan of “audience manager.” Do they really listen to direction? ;) #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@TJRaphael The editor will probably hate math, too. :) #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist @wjchat This discussion makes me want to explain duck typing. Title doesn’t matter. it’s position in the hierarchy. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Unfortunately most job descriptions suck. If you can, talk to mgr or someone in the org to learn more about target profile. #wjchat

Lars Schmidt
@ThisIsLars


6:09 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Next “traditional” Q coming up in one minute after that, we’ll go back to rating skills with jobs. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Something I used to be (nostalgic sigh). RT @tylrfishr @wjchat Wait, guys, what’s a print reporter? #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella What are your top 2-3 most-used skills? #wjchat

Casey Frechette
@cfrech


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @knowtheory: @webjournalist @wjchat This discussion makes me want to explain duck typing. Title doesn’t matter. it’s position in the hie

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist @wjchat Often the fancy-schmance titles are just a way of compensating for low pay. #wjchat

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ThisIsLars My job description is: I build and design cool stuff. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory @webjournalist @wjchat Then they need to add the hierarchy to the job posting. Not fun going in blind #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory That’s actually the big secret titles are bullshit. Show your role and importance through your work. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor Your job description does not suck. #wjchat

Lars Schmidt
@ThisIsLars


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @lindenchariot: @webjournalist @wjchat Often the fancy-schmance titles are just a way of compensating for low pay. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ThisIsLars: Unfortunately most job descriptions suck. If you can, talk to mgr or someone in the org to learn more about target profile.

Keith McIlvaine
@kufarms


6:10 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @knowtheory That’s actually the big secret titles are bullshit. Show your role and importance through your work. #wjchat

Lindsey Rogers Cook
@Lindzcook


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist @wjchat Print Reporter: HTML/CSS a 3.5, maybe 4. They MUST know the basics, how Web works and their role. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @knowtheory That’s actually the big secret titles are bullshit. Show your role and importance through your work. #wjchat

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ThisIsLars: Unfortunately most job descriptions suck. If you can, talk to mgr or someone in the org to learn more about target profile.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @NewsCannon: @wjchat Not a fan of “audience manager.” Do they really listen to direction? ;) #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
BEWARE THE BUZZWORDS.
RT @yurivictor: @wjchat Ridiculous job titles: I once had the title “Innovation Strategist. #wjchat

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Q1 Chief Listening Officer. #wjchat

Meena
@MeenaGanesan


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ThisIsLars: Unfortunately most job descriptions suck. If you can, talk to mgr or someone in the org to learn more about target profile.

Hannah Giardina
@HannahGiardina


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @ThisIsLars: Unfortunately most job descriptions suck. If you can, talk to mgr or someone in the org to learn more. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@lindenchariot Or a BS way to get more pay usually for those that don’t deserve/earn it. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist @knowtheory That’s actually the big secret titles are bullshit. Show your role and importance through your work. #wjchat

Lars Schmidt
@ThisIsLars


6:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @SarahMulvz A3: Audio/Visual – I’d rank audio at 2, Visual at 4. Video more likely to be shared, should be decent. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Q2 What are some new positions within journalism that we’d never have dreamt of 10 years ago? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Q2 What are some new positions within journalism that we’d never have dreamt of 10 years ago? #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@meenaganesan @wjchat is that like quality control for a radio station or something? :D #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Q1: WordPress has a title for a job called “happiness engineer.” Also, anything with the word “ninja” in it. #wjchat

Lindsey Rogers Cook
@Lindzcook


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @lindenchariot: @webjournalist @wjchat Often the fancy-schmance titles are just a way of compensating for low pay. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat looking forward to the Social Media/Community Manager roles! #wjchat

shauna rempel
@ShaunaRempel


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @knowtheory That’s actually the big secret titles are bullshit. Show your role and importance through your work. #wjchat

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Many titles in journo silly, esp pub radio. Most producers do exact same thing but slightly diff wording thought 2 mean much #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Director of Code. #wjchat

Dave Stanton
@gotoplanb


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @PhilipTortora @wjchat Reporter – HTML/CSS: 2 – depends on the outfit. Coding more important at smaller/independent orgs. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A2: Instagram/Vine producer. Impact analyst. My job. #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A2: news apps developer. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
A2: Data Content Specialist. Person who codes packages for the web. #wjchat @wjchat

David Schick
@ReportSchick


6:12 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A2 Social Media Editor, probably. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @SarahMulvz HTML/CSS – I’d like it to be just a 2, but probably a 4. I just don’t get it. :( #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@MeenaGanesan Professional Duncher #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I never thought there would be a gif master. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat Print Reporter: Ruby/Python. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Q2 I agree with all those social media, data content, news developer. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Q2: SEO! Your whole job is to trick Google #wjchat

Lindsey Rogers Cook
@Lindzcook


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Q2 What are some new positions within journalism that we’d never have dreamt of 10 years ago? #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A2: Snapchat Producer. Seriously. #wjchat

Joey Marburger
@josephjames


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @PBSMediaShift: Still time to sign up for these free online journalism courses from @ddjournalism: http://t.co/dz7abuV1yh #wjchat

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT@journtoolbox: RT @wjchat: Coming up in half an hour: Tonight on #wjchat, we’re clearing the air — what does it mean to be a “digital …

Angela Lee McClister
@AngelaMcClister


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Sorry for not participating in #wjchat tonight. Exhaustion has gotten the better of me.

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


6:13 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I hear that gig will disappear. ;) RT @josephjames: @wjchat A2: Snapchat Producer. Seriously. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Speaking of job descriptions, we are looking for a Web Producer at WAMU: http://t.co/Q6HdnztdPk Can’t believe I forgot. #wjchat

Chris Chester
@ChrisBChester


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Such an existential profession RT @josephjames: @wjchat A2: Snapchat Producer. Seriously. #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@josephjames @wjchat that is not a real thing prove it #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Happy to see more user experience folks in the newsroom. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@josephjames NO. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Social media and engagement editors weren’t around a decade ago. #wjchat

Philip Tortora
@PhilipTortora


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @josephjames: @wjchat A2: Snapchat Producer. Seriously. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Sorry I missed tonight’s #wjchat ! Had early morning weather duties and just woke up from a nap! #gettingold lol

Lici Beveridge
@LiciBev


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @adampopescu .@wjchat …now, EVERY journalism job needs a skill set off the richter, patience for days, and talent for decades #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
For sure. RT @yurivictor: @wjchat Happy to see more user experience folks in the newsroom. #wjchat

Lindsey Rogers Cook
@Lindzcook


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Thank you all again for joining our experiment tonight… we won’t be able to do all the jobs, but most. Next job coming in 1 min! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@PhilipTortora @wjchat “Engagement” was a brief in the Life section. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A2 THE MONEY MAKER #wjchat still does not exist? ….

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ona: $7,500 scholarships for students pushing boundaries of journalism & tech. Apply: http://t.co/utaZbm7N3w #APGooglescholar #wjchat

ONA Mizzou
@ONAMizzou


6:15 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
A WHAT??? LMAO RT @josephjames: @wjchat A2: Snapchat Producer. Seriously. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@pderevere @josephjames I could see that existing at Teen Vogue or something – one of those brands recently launched a SnapChat push #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A1: “growth hacker” or anything similar. #wjchat

Adam Schweigert
@aschweig


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselves. #wjchat

Jay Rosen
@jayrosen_nyu


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Some of us were pitching for social, seo, and developer roles in newsrooms 10 years ago. The digital transition is slow. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#PUBJOBS => RT @ChrisBChester: Speaking of job descriptions, we are looking for a Web Producer at WAMU: http://t.co/yKfpsrE32h #wjchat

Meena
@MeenaGanesan


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Okay, next up is. TV Reporter. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:16 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Okay, next up is. TV Reporter. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat curators are essential now. As a TV news producer, I can say we’ve always curated content. But now all journos do it. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat. Heck. Ten years ago I don’t think I was even posting stories to the web. #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@helenhmosher Haha, you completed one of my favorite blog posts, “My Guru Will Disrupt Your Ninja”. #wjchat

Lars Schmidt
@ThisIsLars


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
MT @knowtheory @wjchat Print is a medium. programming/data analysis, a research skill. They are not inherently connected #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
5! RT @wjchat: Okay, next up is. TV Reporter. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Sonia Moghe
@soniamoghe


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat A1. On that note: 10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/rE9qrrcJoL #wjchat

Josh Stearns
@jcstearns


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @MeenaGanesan: #PUBJOBS => RT @ChrisBChester: Speaking of job descriptions, we are looking for a Web Producer at WAMU: http://t.co/yKfps

NPR Jobs
@NPRjobs


6:17 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Writing is a 4.5 maybe not like “text,” but still damn important. It is core to everything, including video. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m calling it a night. See you all next week. #wjchat

William Cannon
@NewsCannon


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter – writing 5. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@ThisIsLars Sounds kinda like a new Reese’s product. And oh, it *was* for #wjchat, so I wasn’t completely interrupting! LOL

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Next “traditional” Q coming up in one minute after that, we’ll go back to rating skills with jobs. #wjchat

Chris Krug
@christopherKrug


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jcstearns: @wjchat A1. On that note: 10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/rE9qrrcJoL #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Social Media correspondent – someone focused primarily on the platforms used & engaging with audience #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat i have no idea what TV reporters do beyond standing in front of a camera and talking. jokes! (sorta) #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter/writing 5: Should be able to write clear scripts for broadcast, plus content for web/SM #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@lindenchariot: @jayrosen_nyu @wjchat Interesting. It’s the difference between learning to spell and telling a story. #wjchat

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 5. I learned so much about writing to capture while working at TV station. A great sentence is still great even on TV #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

Lindsey McCormack
@lindenchariot


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat As a long-time radio guy, I’ll wait for the question as it relates to radio reporters. #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

Mariette Papic
@MsPapic


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:19 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I started an Instagram account for my retail job & it blew up sales of certain items. Big eye-opener for me #wjchat

Sarah Mulvey
@SarahMulvz


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter Writing skill is 4. You don’t have to write super well but it does have to be sharp & succinct. #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@loolindsayhoo @josephjames @wjchat ‘Seventeen’ Is First Major Magazine to Join Snapchat…that poor editor: http://t.co/1sqdXx6AY9 #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @loolindsayhoo @josephjames @wjchat ‘Seventeen’ Is First Major Magazine to Join Snapchat…that poor editor: http://t.co/1sq

Lindsey Rogers Cook
@Lindzcook


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Depends on the style. Scripting inews copy is so very different from writing blog posts or print copy. So. 4? #wjchat

Meena
@MeenaGanesan


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@hefteronthehabs hear, hear. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Photography. 4 for stills visual is part of their trade. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter: Photography is a 3. Should be able to document a scene with smartphone, at least #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter – photography 4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:20 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#wjchat Jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago: I had very awkward “print and web editor” in 2006-07. Like, EDIT ALL THE THINGS.

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@TJRaphael @loolindsayhoo @wjchat Our politics team is on Snapchat. It’s real. #wjchat

Joey Marburger
@josephjames


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jcstearns: @wjchat A1. On that note: 10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/rE9qrrcJoL #wjchat

Jennifer Moore
@jem2998


6:21 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat When the question does come up for radio reporters, I’ll say a 6. ;-) #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Probably a 3 for TV reporter: photography. They do need to A. make online posts or B. Have the digital editor do it. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Audio/Video Production. 5, even when you are working with a cameraperson or editor. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

Mark_Hamilton
@gmarkham


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@josephjames @loolindsayhoo @wjchat That is really interesting. Is it the social media person running it? #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Audio/Video is a 5. Gotta carry your weight. @Cronkite_ASU teaches solo production if no photog can go w/ you #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:22 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist shouldn’t it be lower if you have someone else doing it?? c’mon son. need time to hone those on-cam skills! #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jcstearns: @wjchat A1. On that note: 10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/rE9qrrcJoL #wjchat

Jamie Flanagan
@JamieJournalism


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#wjchat And I’m not sure that “director of online production,” which I have now, is all that much less awkward. Sounds more niche than it is

Helen Mosher
@helenhmosher


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: HTML/CSS. A 3, since they tend to me more mobile than in front of a computer. Know possibility and role. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: HTML/CSS. 1-2, enough to be helpful to devs and presenting online and not break CMS #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@josephjames @TJRaphael @wjchat We get that it is real, but not as a standalone job. I don’t see Twitter producers, do you? #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter: audio/video obviously 5. Same with writing, but it needs to be writing for broadcast – very, very different. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV invented the upworthy head, Just add “Tune in at 5 to hear the story at the end of each headline and its a teaser. #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:23 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @TJRaphael: @loolindsayhoo @josephjames @wjchat ‘Seventeen’ Is First Major Magazine to Join Snapchat…that poor editor: http://t.co/1sq

Adina Solomon
@adinars


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @wjchat TV invented the upworthy head, Just add “Tune in at 5 to hear the story at the end of each headline and its a tea

Craig Silverman
@CraigSilverman


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: 5 for both audio and video. Whether you’re a producer or on air, it’s the age of the one-man-band #wjchat

Meena
@MeenaGanesan


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter – HTML/CSS 1-2. Again, CMS is enough. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m not sure how to answer these questions anymore. :( #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @yurivictor: @wjchat TV invented the upworthy head, Just add “Tune in at 5 to hear the story at the end of each headline and its a tea

Andy Bechtel
@andybechtel


6:24 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt You realize that those camera and production jobs are getting cut and TV reporters are doing one-man bands. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: Ruby/Python. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor yes, lots of aspects of what works online has already been done in TV news. Newscasts are curated for the best content. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @NewsCannon @wjchat I’m seeing a trend here folks. So, I’ll ask: Is it realistic to ask for 3+ across so many skill sets? #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @MeenaGanesan: @wjchat TV Reporter: 5 for both audio and video. Whether you’re a producer or on air, it’s the age of the one-man-band #w

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat For a TV reporter, Ruby/Python could be a fun hobby, but not necessarily relevant day-to-day #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Ruby/Python. 1 or 2 know what is possible and role. This will increase eventually, me thinks. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:25 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt @webjournalist If you are a picky reporter and you want to get your package right, you have to do it yourself! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist but how can they film themselves? seems like the one thing that’s never gonna happen. unless…Inspector Gadget! #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter – Ruby/Python 1. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:26 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt Are you serious?! Have you not gone to a presser they setup cam, flip the little screen, frame themselves and go! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt @webjournalist An iPad? #wjchat

Yuri Victor
@yurivictor


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jcstearns: @wjchat A1. On that note: 10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/rE9qrrcJoL #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt @webjournalist You can film yourself. You hit record, walk into the shot, walk out and give editing breathing room :) #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @MeenaGanesan: #PUBJOBS => RT @ChrisBChester: Speaking of job descriptions, we are looking for a Web Producer at WAMU: http://t.co/yKfps

Patrick Madden
@Patrick_Madden


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: Excel/Access. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @CaitlinRCruz: @alexschmidt @webjournalist You can film yourself. You hit record, walk into the shot, walk out and give editing breathin

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:27 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat 1. A video reporter who knows Final Cut is 1000% more useful. #wjchat

CentUp
@GetCentUp


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Excel/Access — 3-4, like all reporters, it’s a super helpful tool to find stories and report, etc. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @CaitlinRCruz: @alexschmidt @webjournalist You can film yourself. You hit record, walk into the shot, walk out and give editing breathin

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@yurivictor @alexschmidt It’s always funny to me when print or radio peeps dis TV reporters TV folks have skills we don’t have. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:28 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@GetCentUp @wjchat Dude, Premiere Pro is so much better. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: Agile Development. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/98a1hxU5p6 via @jcstearns #wjchat

Esther Goh
@egesther


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Agile Development. 4, if not 5. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Any TV reporter that thinks he or she will strictly be on air in 10 years is out of touch. #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist I spent half of master’s capstone as an TV investigative reporter. Super humbling. Same skills, diff packaging #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Agreed. MT @webjournalist: It’s always funny to me when print or radio peeps dis TV reporters TV folks have skills we don’t have. #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
– 1 # RT @rachelcstella: @wjchat TV reporter – Ruby/Python 1. #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter – agile development 4-5. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist does that level of quality go on TV? last time i was at press event w TV reporter she had giant cameraman w giant cam #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
TV Reporter: Math. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Agile development: 5. Every newsroom position needs to be a team player and bring different skills to table #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV Reporter: Math. 4, if not 5 especially if they don’t one to look like fools. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:30 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist fair enough…deserved. hell, i couldn’t stand in front of a camera. it’s just a totally opaque world to me. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @HomewoodNation: Something I used to be (nostalgic sigh). RT @tylrfishr @wjchat Wait, guys, what’s a print reporter? #wjchat

yalonda jd green
@londyjamel


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat TV reporter – math 2-3. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt I visited the Newseum the other day and tried to read a teleprompter failed miserably. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Math: 5. Everyone position should have a basic understanding of math. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat My math skills, or lack of same, was the reason I became a journalist! Always excelled at typing, though! #wjchat

Abe Hefter
@hefteronthehabs


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist yes, TV news producing skills are very transferable to the web/mobile. Never-ending deadlines, writing fast, concise #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@alexschmidt @webjournalist radio/print grump on tv ppl for research skills, not their technical skills afaict. #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@CaitlinRCruz fair enough. respect to people handling all that. seems intense! #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ShaunaReporter: Any TV reporter that thinks he or she will strictly be on air in 10 years is out of touch. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Good night #wjchat! Need to wake up for work in 7 hours. See you next week!

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @yurivictor @alexschmidt It’s always funny to me when print or radio peeps dis TV reporters TV folks have skills we don

wjchat
@wjchat


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
That’s it for TV Reporter… We are going to do two more jobs: Executive Editor/News Director and Developer. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:32 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: That’s it for TV Reporter… We are going to do two more jobs: Executive Editor/News Director and Developer. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @webjournalist yes, TV news producing skills are very transferable to the web/mobile. Never-ending deadlines, writing

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ShaunaReporter: Any TV reporter that thinks he or she will strictly be on air in 10 years is out of touch. #wjchat

Skyline Journalism
@skylinejour


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@CaitlinRCruz How is ‘5’ basic? I thought ‘5’ means algebra guru, or something… #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:33 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
The next job up is. Executive Editor/News Director. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@claritzajimenez @webjournalist I’m confused, don’t all beat journalists have never-ending deadlines & have to write under the gun? #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat This has been a great discussion. Unfortunately, I need to sign off but will catch up tomorrow. ‘Night, everyone #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


6:34 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella Numbers are incredibly important part of reporting. They tell the best stories. I think 5 can be taught. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella I would say “basic” is knowing how to use a budget. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Not a “skill” per se, but I think ethics should be included in this conversation. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory well, local TV certainly. it’s silly to the max. and maybe a little 60 Minutes dis too. ;) #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Writing is a 4 at least communicate clearly! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:35 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – writing 4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@knowtheory @webjournalist Breaking news goes live on TV. We have no time to prep/edit copy. Live video doesn’t wait for anyone. #wjchat

Claritza Jimenez
@ClaritzaJimenez


6:36 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @knowtheory: @rachelcstella @wjchat Agile planning is really just about good project planning. It has many names/manifestations. #wjchat

TrenzaloreTomb
@TrenzaloreTomb


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Oops, I meant 5 for exec editor – writing. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:37 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Photography. 2 maybe less. I want them to know/respect the craft and produce in a pinch. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – photography 4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
For the record, I’m in way over my head here, and being reminded of how much I need to learn – YESTERDAY. #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ClaritzaJimenez: @webjournalist yes, TV news producing skills are very transferable to the web/mobile. Never-ending deadlines, writing

Jason Samuels
@profsamuels_nyu


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat ExecEd Photography: I think respect/editing of photography and other visuals is a 5. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:38 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat So I’m gonna stop RT’ing for now and just try to catch up and then keep up with the convo… #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Audio/Video Production. 2 maybe 2.5. Respect craft and know/empower quality. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat if you’re an Executive Editor/News Director you better be a 4-5 in everything #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:39 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @pderevere: @wjchat if you’re an Executive Editor/News Director you better be a 4-5 in everything #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @pderevere: @wjchat if you’re an Executive Editor/News Director you better be a 4-5 in everything #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist Exec editor – audio/video production 3-ish for online, 5 for broadcast. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:40 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec Ed/News Director…Writing = 5. In a small newsroom, this person may be doing a lot of the hands-on editing. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: HTML/CSS. 2.5 know the costs and respect the craft. I dream of a 5, one day! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
HA! – after *weeks* of absence, I agree! RT @RobinJP When life is too busy for #wjchat, life is too busy! http://t.co/PhbjG6a88v

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: Ruby/Python. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist @wjchat ok, some interesting stuff in #wjchat tonight. lots of hi-lo scoring. and crazy talk of snap chat producers.

Amanda Zamora
@amzam


6:41 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – HTML/CSS 1-2. Again, CMS is enough. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Ruby/Python. Can you imagine a 5! One day!!! A 1 just don’t get in the way. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m so so tired of totally under-qualified, out-of-touch editors, man… #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat HTML/CSS and Ruby/Python for ExecEd: Probably a 3, but have to respect their storytelling capabilities. #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – Ruby/Python 1. Again, CMS is enough. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@rachelcstella agree. #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@pderevere preach #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:43 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: Excel/Access. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Excel/Access. 3. for now. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Excel….4 #wjchat

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


6:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – Excel/Access 3-4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:44 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: Agile Development. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Agile Development. 6!!!!! Lead and facilitate development in your news org! #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – agile development 5. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:45 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

Jim Welch
@CTnewshound


6:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Executive Editor/News Director: Math. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Executive Editor/News Director: Math. If you are in charge of the business side, a 5. Don’t eff this up. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:46 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Exec editor – math 3. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist @amzam @josephjames I’m starting a new news org called http://t.co/ozBMhimvvZ #wjchat

Dave Meddows
@davemeddows


6:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist agree. Exec Ed=Math 5 #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:47 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @LiciBev MT @PBSMediaShift: Still time to sign up for free online journalism courses from @ddjournalism: http://t.co/ILeUADyt5p #wjchat

Elwin Green
@HomewoodNation


6:49 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
That’s it for Exec Editor/News Dir… We know we are out of time, but we’re going for one more job. Thank you again for joining us! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat do you #wjchat do you http://t.co/TVsMprO7OK

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Sad I missed #wjchat tonight. :( So. Much. Snow!

Lexy Cruz
@lexybcruz


6:50 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Our final job tonight is. Developer. Rate how important the skill of Writing is. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@davemeddows @webjournalist @amzam @josephjames HAHAHA boy do I have some stories for you! #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Thanks for the good convo everyone. ‘Til next time. (*leaves room, removes foot from mouth* ) #wjchat

alexschmidt
@alexschmidt


6:51 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – writing 2. More would be nice, though. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Writing hmmm Imma say 3.5 3 might be okay. Although not sure. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @knowtheory: @wjchat Print is a medium. programming/data analysis is a research skill. They are not inherently connected in any way. #wj

Nathaniel Lash
@Nat_Lash


6:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: Photography. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:52 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Headed to dinner with @statepress staffers. Had a fun time tonight on first #wjchat

Caitlin Cruz
@CaitlinRCruz


6:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Photography. Like exec ed, respect craft understand cost. A 2 maybe 2.5. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Audio/Video Production. 2 2.5? Know the craft and the cost. Know your role in it and spot opportunities. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – photography 3. Should understand how photos look on screen. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – writing 3: It’s a big plus if you can write, but you’ll likely be in a group setting hopefully with journalists #wjchat

Torrey AndersonSch..
@torreyla


6:54 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: HTML/CSS. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
4# Need to know how things work in ur enviro RT @wjchat: Developer: Audio/Video Production. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

Lindsay M Hood
@loolindsayhoo


6:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: HTML/CSS. Depends by what we mean as “developer,” but Imma say 3.5/4 could be 5. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – audio/video production 3-ish. Should understand its place in the big picture. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Guys, I think i have to bow out early. I need a power nap. But this was a great chat! *curtsies* #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


6:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat I’m gonna say 4 or 5 for developer’s writing skills. We need these ppl writing too, being part of the editorial culture! #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


6:55 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: Ruby/Python. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Ruby/Python. 5 clearly depends on what type of developer. But 5 for a more advanced language. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: Excel/Access. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:56 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – Ruby/Python 3-4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Hey #wjchat, share your digital know-how at the V3con digital media conference. Call for panelists is open right now: http://t.co/l8c2g4LbqX

V3con
@V3con


6:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Excel/Access. I don’t know if it would be used daily, but can a 4.5. Their brains work that way anyway. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:57 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – Excel/Access 3-4. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: Agile Development. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – agile development 5. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


6:58 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Agile Development. Clearly a 10!!! Banned to even say “waterfall.” #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


6:59 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Developer: Math. (1-low to 5-high) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


7:00 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer: Math. Another 10 your brain has to work in understanding these patterns. It’s about being logical. #wjchat

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


7:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Skills are important (some more than others), but I think a commitment to ethics and values matters most. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


7:01 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Developer – math 5. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


7:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Sweet Yeezus! Thanks for letting us try this experiment… we know we ran long & lost folks, but it’s an important congo, we think. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


7:02 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Sweet Yeezus! Thanks for letting us try this experiment… we know we ran long & lost folks, but it’s an important congo, we th

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


7:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
Good night everyone! See you next week in which #wjchat will be all about Law + Digital + Journalism. Send us your Qs!

wjchat
@wjchat


7:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Good night everyone! See you next week in which #wjchat will be all about Law + Digital + Journalism. Send us your Qs!

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


7:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat It was fun. Good night, and good luck. #wjchat

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


7:03 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @wjchat: Good night everyone! See you next week in which #wjchat will be all about Law + Digital + Journalism. Send us your Qs!

Rachel C Stella
@rachelcstella


7:04 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
I don’t know if #wjchat was a success or train wreck, but I am glad we tried it now time for a drink! Good night.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


7:05 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat Looking forward to next week’s #wjchat because we actually have a seminar on journalism law at work tomorrow

Torrey AndersonSch..
@torreyla


7:11 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @ThisIsLars: Unfortunately most job descriptions suck. If you can, talk to mgr or someone in the org to learn more about target profile.

Erik Morse
@ninjatr0n


7:14 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@wjchat thanks, again, for doing this! looking fwd to this next discussion! #wjchat

Paul de Revere
@pderevere


7:18 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
#RITDJI RT @jcstearns: @wjchat A1. On that note: 10 Journalism Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago – http://t.co/N8cmyVuyZ1 #wjchat

Erin Supinka
@RIT_Erin


7:29 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @webjournalist: @knowtheory That’s actually the big secret titles are bullshit. Show your role and importance through your work. #wjchat

Matthew Borenstein
@mattboren


7:31 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@webjournalist I probably would have framed it differently, but i think that it was worth experimenting :) #wjchat

Ted Han
@knowtheory


7:42 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
RT @jayrosen_nyu: @wjchat What I teach students is not that they must ‘learn to code’ but that they need to be able to make things themselv

Mark Loundy
@MarkLoundy


7:53 p.m. PST | 01.29.2014
@nppalawyer This: MT @wjchat: See you next week in which #wjchat will be all about Law + Digital + Journalism. Send us your Qs!

Mark Loundy
@MarkLoundy


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