Becky Quick

When it comes to working in TV journalism, CNBC Anchor Becky Quick believes you need to take the job nobody else wants to get an “in” and make your mark. “The media business is hyper-competitive, and you have to be willing to sacrifice almost all your creature comforts to get your foot in the door,”…

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Rani Craft Robinson

It’s hard to believe that Rani Robinson was once a shy college girl. In order to graduate with her bachelor’s degree in communications from Marymount University she first needed to complete an internship. Her eyes on National Geographic, she emailed them only to receive zero response. Undeterred, Rani shared her passion for working in the…

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Allyson Rees

Allyson Rees considers her path to becoming a freelance fashion journalist “an education.” Taking lessons from fashion closets, seminar rooms and more than one desk, Allyson managed to combine a whole lot of experience into a fulfilling career writing for fashion, interior and beauty brands on everything from breaking news to fashion trends to travel….

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Cristina Gibson

Cristina Gibson’s first internship was with her local newspaper writing weekend features. Then, while she was in college at Loyola-New Orleans studying communications and working as a production assistant at Fox 9 News, Hurricane Katrina hit. School was promptly closed for the semester. However, the disaster didn’t deter Cristina’s success. She transferred to Loyola Marymount…

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Angela Romei

[Welcome to I Want Her Job's second Women at Microsoft Week! We're celebrating the female force behind the company as we lead up to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, beginning Wednesday in Phoenix. If you're going to be there be sure to tweet us @iwantherjob. Today's article is the second in a series of four…

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Colleen Hagerty

As a multimedia broadcast journalist for NY1 in New York City, Colleen Hagerty covers everything Queens and Staten Island. From Hurricane Sandy to Fashion Week, she regularly reports stories as a one-man band — shooting, writing and editing her own segments. The energy and ever-changing opportunities inherent in this type of work are what hooked Colleen on…

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Lindsay Miller

Movie sets, film festivals, red carpets and A-listers make Lindsay Miller’s career as entertainment editor at PopSugar sound pretty fabulous. Admitting that her job affords her more than a few once-in-a-lifetime moments, it’s also an exercise in time management. From on-camera work for her “In Her World” interview series, to writing and editing, Lindsay’s days…

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Penny LeGate

Penny LeGate puts the real in real-ity. As an Emmy Award-winning journalist who champions causes often ignored by the mainstream media, she’s made her mark in a male-dominated industry. Whether swimming with sharks, summiting mountains or living among the homeless, she has earned a reputation as a daring storyteller with heart. A passionate soul, Penny…

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Jade Floyd

On an average day, Jade Floyd is pitching story ideas to reporters on topics ranging from wine to philanthropy and innovative tech companies. Or she’s crafting messaging for venture capitalists and philanthropists. Perhaps she’s even hosting a fundraiser for one of the nonprofit boards she sits on, or even coordinating taking in another foster puppy…

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Kate White

Go big or go home. It wasn’t just the career secret that led former Cosmopolitan Magazine Editor-in-Chief Kate White to write her oh-so-gutsy cover lines. It was the secret that put the magazine squarely in the No. 1 spot in the world, and catapulted her career. Kate shares this secret — and more — in detail in…

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