Resources—Communication and the Arts
Communications and the Arts
Careers for Cyber Surfers and Other Online Types, 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts and Rachel Kelsey. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.
Careers for High-Energy People and Other Go-Getters, 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts, Margaret Gisler, and Maria Gisler. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2005.
Careers for Talkative Types and Others with the Gift of Gab, 2nd ed., Marjorie Eberts and Margaret Gisler. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2006.
Career Ideas for Teens in the Arts and Communications, Diane Lindsey Reeves, Gail Karlitz, and Don Rauf. New York, NY: Ferguson, 2005.
Careers in Communications, 4th ed., Shonan Noronha. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2005.
Career Opportunities in Computers and Cyberspace, 2nd ed., Harry Henderson. New York, NY: Checkmark Books, 2004.
Careers in Publishing, Blythe Camenson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2002.
Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors, 2nd ed., Blythe Camenson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2002.
Opportunities in Technical Writing Careers, Jay R. Gould and Wayne A. Losano. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2000.
Resumes for Communications Careers, 3rd ed., editors of VGM Career Books. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.
Top Careers for Liberal Arts Graduates, editors of Ferguson Publishing Company. New York, NY: Ferguson Publishing Company, 2004.
American Federation of Musicians
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
Communications Arts Magazine
National Endowment for the Arts
National Endowment for the Humanities
NationJob Network: Advertising and Media Job Page
Public Relations Society of America
Publishers Weekly Interactive
Careers for Kids: Sports Radio Talk Show Host. Video. Venice, CA: TMW Media Group.
Space Age Interviews: How to Ace Your Next Satellite TV Interview. DVD. New York, NY: Media Training Worldwide.
Advertising and Public Relations
Careers in Advertising, 3rd ed., S. William Pattis. Chicago, IL: VGM, 2004.
Career Opportunities in Advertising and Public Relations. Editors at WetFeet. New York, NY: WetFeet, 2006.
Discovering Careers for Your Future: Advertising & Marketing. New York, NY: Ferguson, 2005.
Entertainment Broadcasting and Performing Arts
Act Now!: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Become a Working Actor, Peter Jazwinksi. Pittsburgh, PA: Three Rivers Press, 2003.
Breaking into Acting for Dummies, Larry Garrison and Wallace Wang. Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies, 2002.
Breaking into Commercials: The Complete Guide to Marketing Yourself, Auditioning to Win, and Getting the Job, 2nd ed., Terry Berland and Deborah Ouelette. New York, NY: Plume, 2006.
Broadcast Journalism, 5th ed., Andrew Boyd. Woburn, WA: Focal Press, 2001.
Career Opportunities in Radio, Shelly Field. New York, NY: Checkmark, 2004.
Career Opportunities in Theater and the Performing Arts, 3rd ed., Shelly Field. New York, NY: Checkmark, 2006.
Careers for the Stagestruck and Other Dramatic Types, 2nd ed., Lucia Mauro. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2004.
Careers in Entertainment and Sports, J. Michael Ribas. New York, NY: WetFeet, 2006.
Careers in Video and Digital Video, rev. ed., Paul Allman. New York, NY: Rosen Publishing Group, 2001.
Filmmaking for Dummies, Bryan Michael Stoller and Jerry Lewis. Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies, 2003.
How to Be a Working Actor: The Insider's Guide to Finding Jobs in Theater, Film, and Television, 4th ed., Mari Lyn Henry and Lynne Rogers. New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000.
Opportunities in Television and Video Careers, 2nd ed., Shonan Noronha. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.
Raising a Star: The Parent's Guide to Helping Kids Break into Theater, Television, or Music, Nancy Carson and Jacqueline Shannon. New York, NY: St. Martin's Griffin, 2005.
Screenwriting for Dummies, Laura Schellhardt and John Logan. Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies, 2003.
This Business of Television, 3rd ed., Howard Blumenthal. New York, NY: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2006.
The Ultimate Commercial Book for Kids and Teens: The Young Actors' Commercial Study-Guide, Chambers Stevens. South Pasadena, CA: Sandcastle, 2005.
Vault Career Guide to Screenwriting Careers, David Kukoff. New York, NY: Vault, 2005.
Your Career in Animation: How to Survive and Thrive, David B. Levy. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2006.
Getting the Part. Video. North Hollywood, CA: Joel Asher Studio.
How to Make It in Hollywood before You Make It. DVD. Santa Cruz, CA: Custom-Flix.
In the Mix—Show Biz 101: No Guts, No Glory. Video. New York, NY: PBS.
Model's Boot Camp: How to Break into Modeling and TV Commercials the Right Way. Video. Trenton, NJ: Essential Productions.
Television Reporting: A Career Choice. Video. Lubbock, TX: CEV.
Fine Arts and Music
The Business of Being an Artist, 3rd ed., Daniel Grant. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2000.
Career Opportunities in the Music Industry, 5th ed., Shelly Field. New York, NY: Facts on File, 2004.
Career Opportunities in the Visual Arts, Richard P. Clark and Pamela Fehl. New York, NY: Ferguson, 2006.
Careers for Music Lovers and Other Tuneful Types, 2nd ed., Jeff Johnson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.
Careers for Shutterbugs and Other Candid Types, 2nd ed., Cheryl McLean. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2002.
The Fine Artist's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion, rev. ed., Julius Vitali. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2003.
Great Jobs for Art Majors, 2nd ed., Blythe Camenson. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2003.
Great Jobs for Music Majors, 2nd ed., Jan Goldberg. Lincolnwood, IL: VGM Career Horizons, 2004.
How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself without Selling Your Soul, 5th ed., Caroll Michels. New York, NY: Owl Books, 2001.
The Music Business: Career Opportunities and Self-Defense, 3rd ed., Dick Weissman. Pittsburgh, PA: Three Rivers Press, 2003.
Music Business Handbook and Career Guide, 8th ed., David Baskerville. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2006.
100 Careers in the Music Business, Tanja L. Crouch. Hauppauge, NY: Barrons Educational Series, 2001.
Opportunities in Arts and Crafts Careers, Elizabeth Gardner. New York, NY: Mc-Graw-Hill, 2006.
Opportunities in Music Careers, 2nd ed., Robert Gerardi. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2002.
In the Mix—Careers inside the Music Industry. Video. Tyler, TX: Castle Works Inc.
Printing Publishing and Graphic Communications
Becoming a Graphic Designer, 3rd ed., Steven Heller and Teresa Fernandes. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley and Sons, 2005.
Careers for Writers & Others Who Have a Way with Words, 2nd ed., Robert W. Bly. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Careers in Journalism, 3rd ed., Jan Goldberg. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2005.
Careers in Printing: The Original Information Media, Sally Ann Flecker and Deanna Gentile. Pittsburgh, PA: Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, 2003.
The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile, Noah Lukeman. New York, NY: Fireside, 2000.
Online Journalism: Reporting, Writing, and Editing for New Media, Richard Craig. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2005.
Online Markets for Writers: How to Make Money by Selling Your Writing on the Internet, Anthony Tedesco and Paul Tedesco. New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 2000.
Opportunities in Commercial Art and Graphic Design Careers, Barbara Gordon and Marguerite Duffy. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Publishing Group, 2003.
The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success, Linda Formichelli and Diana Burrell. Oak Park, IL: Marion Street Press, 2003.
Secrets of a Freelance Writer: How to Make $100,000 a Year, 3rd ed., Robert Bly. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 2006.
Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer, Moira Anderson Allen. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2003.
The Well-Fed Writer: Back for Seconds—A Second Helping of "How-To" for Any Writer Dreaming of Great Bucks and Exceptional Quality of Life, Peter Bowerman. Atlanta, GA: Fanove Publishing, 2005.
Writing.com: Creative Internet Strategies to Advance Your Writing Career, Moira Anderson Allen. New York, NY: Allworth Press, 2003.
Exploring Broadcast Television. Video. Calhoun, KY: NIMCO.
Exploring Newspaper Publishing. Video. Calhoun, KY: NIMCO.
Web Design. Video. Calhoun, KY: NIMCO.
The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, 4th ed., Annabel Z. Dodd. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 2005.
Telecom Crash Course, 2nd ed., Steven Shepard. Columbus, OH: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005.
Telecommunications Essentials, Lillian Goleniewski. Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2002.
Telecommunications Overview Training. CD. Scottsdale, AZ: NetG.
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