Podcasts, newsletters, blogs, vlogs – any of these can be good mediums if you are looking to start a journalism project outside of your job.

Maybe you want to learn a new skill or you're just passionate about a topic that doesn't quit fit under your job requirements but you still think other people might be interested in hearing or reading about it?

In this week's episode, we speak to Alex Laughlin and Julia Carpenter, social media editors at The Washington Post, about their journalism side projects, The Ladycast and A woman to know.

They explain how they got started, how much time they spend working on their projects and what the benefits are.

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