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First Job Interview (Post College)

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So I have an associate's degree in Multimedia and am pursuing a bachelors in Marketing. I've been out of school for a month and have been working at a gas station for 6 years. Now it's time for real life. I just had a phone interview for a full time video editor position at my local news station. It's WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut. I'm am freaking the fuck out. We talked for about 20 minutes and even though I'm under qualified (job preferred professional experience) the guy was really impressed with my final project and liked my personality. He's going to call me to come in for an interview sometime next week. I'm not sure about the salary but the job is full time with benefits. The hours are not ideal 1am - 10am but I'm really trying to get my foot in the door. 

 

Now for the love of god help me with what to expect going in and what I can do to prepare.

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Drink more alcohol?
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Drink more alcohol?

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Wear a tuxedo.
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speaking as someone who just scored his second tv job...don't panic.  TV really is just that simple.  Catastrophes happen, technology breaks, people get stressed and pissed and can't deal with it sometimes, but just be easygoing and take it as it comes.  Even more importantly, absorb everything they tell you.  Never be afraid to just listen and watch and learn everything you can because sometimes you'll have to figure stuff out anyway and it's easier if you have some degree of an idea where this wire or that wire goes (speaking more from the MCO side of things, anyway.)

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speaking as someone who just scored his second tv job...don't panic.  TV really is just that simple.  Catastrophes happen, technology breaks, people get stressed and pissed and can't deal with it sometimes, but just be easygoing and take it as it comes.  Even more importantly, absorb everything they tell you.  Never be afraid to just listen and watch and learn everything you can because sometimes you'll have to figure stuff out anyway and it's easier if you have some degree of an idea where this wire or that wire goes (speaking more from the MCO side of things, anyway.)

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best thing you can do is relax and be yourself.  This won't be your last opportunity, and it won't be your end all be all, so there's no need to stress about it.  You also don't want to give a false impression of someone you're not.  Editing video at a TV station will give you some great experience, so that's great.  Make sure you're also interviewing them.  See if you like them and like the job they are offering.  You do want to get a good job that will give you some good experience, but you don't want to get stuck in some pooty situation that you'll hate and will give you a bad taste.  There are plenty of other opportunities out there, so you don't have to jump at the first one and you don't need to get worked up over trying to be perfect.

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Be urself. Be calm and polite.
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you can always let your rich parents jumpstart your new real estate business as a back up.  Wendy's salads for everyone!

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Dust off a panthers polo

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Dust off a panthers polo

Question. If they offer me the job but are Patriot fans do I walk out?

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Question. If they offer me the job but are Patriot fans do I walk out?


Nope

Offer blow job.
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