Eric Ulken,Â who works forÂ LA Times online, wanted to create a visual reference for the types of skills that were most frequently demanded in help-wanted listings. The image above is from his blog entryÂ which I noticed on Amy Gahran’s roundupÂ for the Poynter Institute.
This representation reminds me of a similar survey that I blogged about last year. Here is a taste of that entry:
“. . . being the online news business, aspiring digitalÂ journalistsÂ needÂ software skills â€“Â such as in HTML and PhotoShop â€“Â their print counterpartsÂ donâ€™tÂ routinelyÂ display, according, The Role of Journalists in Online Newsroms, a survey published in November (2006)Â by C. Max Magee, a masterâ€™s candidate at the Medill School of Journalism. (Find Mageeâ€™s original 10-page PDF here).”