Women on Deadline

A podcast about her experience in TV news

episode 004: why carolyn hates the word 'photog'

The phrase "photog" has more-or-less become the professional norm to refer to photographers and photojournalists in the broadcast journalism profession. It's a demeaning term, in Carolyn's opinion -- one that devalues both the work photojournalists bring to the table and their position in the newsroom. 

Also, Sierra gets feedback from a talent coach, and Carolyn flies to Fairbanks to talk the importance of storytelling in the future of food systems. 

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This episode discusses an article published in Visual Communication Quarterly, by Mary Angela Bock, Kyser Lough & Deepa Fadnis. It was published online on October 23, 2017 and can be found here.