8 Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist | Mashable (a good skills & mindset checklist for a modern journalist)

2010 will likely be a time of transition as today’s journalists catch up to learn the multimedia, programming, social media, and business skills they’ll need to tell their stories online. These new skills are especially relevant to startups that are looking to hire multi-skilled and social media-savvy journalists.

The eight are:
1. Entrepreneurial and business savvy
2. Programmer
3. Open-mind experimenter
4. Multimedia storyteller
5. The social journalist and community builder
6. Blogger and curator
7. Multi-skilled
8. Fundamental journalism skills