Your gifts, your talents, time, expertise, network, years of experience have value. It would be great to offer everything for free, but the world doesn’t operate like that, and neither should we. As long as we don’t assign a value to our work or services, no one else will.
In this video interview Media Maven’s Christina Nicholson interviews Award-Journalist Kristen L. Pope about how she leverages her traditional media experience into a successful non-traditional media career.
If you know that there is more for you; if you know that your gifts and talents can be used in greater way; if you know that there’s something you’re called to do and you’re not doing it–I encourage you to take the first step. Take one leap of faith, and then another, and another. God will meet you each step of the way.
Then, it hit me. This is exactly what life looks like. A marathon. A long, focused, journey that requires endurance and perseverance until the finish line. Sometimes there’s pain and hopefully a lot of joy. On our journey we have bumps, bruises, highs, lows, challenges, opportunities, wins and setbacks. All while trying to make it to the finish line.
More and more we hear why TV is a dying breed and everything we watch, will soon be online. That’s true. There will need to be an online presence for just about everything that happens on TV, or in our modern world, or…it’s like it didn’t happen.
Guess who’s coming to TV?! “The Positive Controversy with Kristen Pope!” This week, we signed our first major TV/Video on Demand/Live Streaming Deal!!
My journey to reporting was no crystal staircase. It was an uphill battle, that today, I’m grateful for. It’s helped me appreciate the calling to journalism even more. I don’t use the term calling lightly either. There is no lukewarm relationship with reporting. Either, you love it or you hate it. That first job is typically the make or break you factor. That’s where you cut your teeth and answer the question, “is this really for me?” Here are the steps to find out!