Taking courses that involve film making and photography help. Also interning with them will give you a leg up in getting a paid job with because during the internship, you get to choose what you want to focus on and they will give you projects that help you gain work experience.
While being a freelance photographer, you get to help out when ever the opportunity arises- such as an interview with a politician or someone that PBS wants to do a story on. You can either wait for them to call u or you can call them to see if there are any projects for you to work on. Pretty mu...
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My communications degree helped me tremendously for my freelance position at Vermont PBS. By having a communications degree, it helped me gain and strengthen my media skills within film, photography, writing and verbal communication.