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Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

About Communications & Media as a Career for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

The purpose of communication is to get your message across to others clearly and unambiguously. Your audience must understand what you want to convey. Good communication skills can help any career, but a career devoted to communications and/or media requires expertise in developing and disseminating strong and compelling messages to a wide variety of audiences.

Questions: After reading about the different jobs available in and requirements for working in communications and media, what do workers in this field recommend to get started? What skills will you need to develop if you want to be successful in these types of jobs?

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