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Podcast on Technical Writing

by Tom Johnson on Oct 15, 2012
categories: beginnersgeneral

Recently, I was interviewed by Felcia Gopaul for a podcast on technical writing as part of a series by College Funding Source on careers. Felicia has a goal of interviewing 100 professionals in 100 different careers. This interview, as you can guess, is about being a technical writer. You can check it out here. You can also download the MP3 file from this link.

Felicia lists the major details of the podcast as follows:

  • Tom's story in becoming the successful technical writer that he is today
  • The difference between Technical Writing and other types of writing, and the types of organizations that might hire a technical writer
  • The variety of roles that technical writers take part of, roles beyond writing
  • Career paths towards becoming a Technical Writer and the skill sets needed to succeed in this field
  • Changes and trends of today's industry
  • Why this is considered as one of the Top 100 Careers of the decade

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