5 development jobs to tackle with a journalism background

Having a background in journalism makes you a crucial member of the international development community in many ways. Photo by: International Journalism Festival / CC BY-SA

Devex, along with Foreign Affairs and the U.N. Foundation, toasted international affairs journalism last week as part of the festivities surrounding the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C.

As we thanked those who often put themselves in harm’s way to cover the stories crucial to raising awareness of global causes, reporters around the world joined the conversation using #GlobalBeat.

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  • Kate Warren

    Kate Warren is Executive Vice President and resident talent and careers guru at Devex. With 15 years of global development recruitment experience advising international NGOs, consulting firms, and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.