Struggling Journalists Can Be Technical Writers, Too!

With the widespread destruction of newspapers and traditional news portals we’ve seen in recent years, there are many of out-of-work journalists hitting the streets for new work.  Here’s some encouragement for those many gumshoe scribblers who may be considering technical writing as a possible career…

 

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    John Collins

    I left journalism for tech writing, too.

     

    I loved newspaper and was successful in it, but I had a growing family, and the long hours, low pay, and state of the industry led me to the career change. Part of my pitch was “I have to make complicated legal proceedings or town/county code into something easy for people to understand, and I tailored what I did for my audience, so I think tech writing is a good fit for me.”

     

    It helped that I had studied (one class) tech writing in college and came from a tech background.

     

    Now, I get to do some really cool stuff, and life is a lot better.

  2. Profile photo of John Collins
    John Collins

    I left journalism for tech writing, too.

     

    I loved newspaper and was successful in it, but I had a growing family, and the long hours, low pay, and state of the industry led me to the career change. Part of my pitch was “I have to make complicated legal proceedings or town/county code into something easy for people to understand, and I tailored what I did for my audience, so I think tech writing is a good fit for me.”

     

    It helped that I had studied (one class) tech writing in college and came from a tech background.

     

    Now, I get to do some really cool stuff, and life is a lot better.

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