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Great Side Gigs for Journalists and Writers

Need a Plan B for your career? Give these jobs a try

By Amanda Ernst - June 25, 2012
When you think of alternative careers or side jobs a wordsmith could do, freelance reporting, blogging, writing, consulting or editing copy for any variety of industries come immediately to mind. But, beyond the obvious career moves, there are a whole slew of other fields that journalists can dabble in as side jobs or as a full-fledged career transition.

Here are a few suggestions, and some former and current journalists who are doing them, to get you thinking about a new career direction....

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