Text Based Portfolios (Columbia College)

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Journalists, arts/entertainment/media managers and marketing/PR reps should not represent themselves with papers and press releases stuffed into a manila folder.  Potential clients and employers expect a professional, organized, and visually appealing representation of your best work.  

The following guide will sketch out the elements and organization for a text-based print book.  Samples are provided to demonstrate that text heavy content can be displayed in a visually appealing and accessible way 

A text based print book should be:
  • Professional
  • Organized
  • Easy to navigate
  • Easy to reproduce . . . 

View entire article with diagrams on Columbia College Portfolio Center website

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