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Friday October 24, 2014

Journalism School Students Turn to NY Startup Scene For Jobs

Columbia University School of Journalism

Columbia University School of Journalism (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

With traditional jobs still scarce, many recent journalism-school graduates are eschewing conventional career paths and choosing to launch their own digital startups instead. Many find their companies becoming lucrative, and such entrepreneurs credit at least some of their success so far to being located in NY, with its thriving digital scene.

Though some of these journalists turned entrepreneurs had previous startup experience from companies they began during college, many stumbled onto the startup scene almost by accident. However, as Crains New York Business points out, new technological advances, as well as the business connections so readily available in NY, have lowered the barriers to entering and succeeding in the digital startup arena.

Crains New York Business