Thomas Crampton, former foreign correspondent turned social media director, filmed Eric Weiner, journalist and author outlining 10 career options for foreign correspondents.
Originally thought-up to help ’40-something’ correspondents wanting to re-enter the mainstream, Crampton suggests that the tips may also be useful for young journalists facing the reality of industry cut-backs – smaller newsrooms and budgets.
‘Death’ is in the list – ‘it is not the preferred option’ but people will remember you fondly as a result. Although he admits there’s a downside to that one: ‘well, you’re dead’. And at the very end, there’s the digital option.