30 Must-have gifts for journalists

With Christmas just a few weeks away, it’s time to start shopping for the perfect holiday gift. If you haven’t figured out just what to purchase the journalist, photographer, techie or geek in your life, this list might inspire a few ideas. Prices are arranged from low to high.

Obscenely Important Memo Pad

They’ll never forget that everything you have to say deserves immediate attention when you present it to them on this notepad. Designate the urgency of your memo as lukewarm, hot, boiling or on fire.

Shop at Moxie | $6.50

Pamela Barsky Luggage Tags

Luggage Tags from Pamela Barsky come in six bright colors and are stamped with notes like, “I’m pretty sure this isn’t your bag” and “Nothing worth stealing in here.”

See Jane Work | $10

PicoPad Wallet Notes

Credit card-sized notebook complete with ballpoint pen and self-stick notes, all of which fits in your wallet or purse.

Amazon | $11.99

Inflight Comfort Kit

Kit contains all the amenities that those first class passengers get, only these are made out a super soft jersey material that feels great on your skin: inflatable neck pillow, padded eye-mask, ten sheets of handy paper soap, hand and face wet wipe, and foam ear plugs all in a convenient jersey drawstring carry bag.

The Spoon Sisters | $13.95

Fuzz Crime Scene Scarf

Create your own crime scene with this extra-long, extra cozy knit scarf.

Perpetual Kid | $14.99

Newspaper Wallet

Eco-friendly, made with 25% recycled material. Contains six different storage areas yet is super thin.

Vinyled | $15

Chocolate Pie Chart

5.5 oz chocolate chart made of 70% milk, 20% dark and 10% white chocolate.

Mary & Matt | $20

Scrabble Diamond Anniversary Edition

Features sleek black and silver tiles, a rotating board splashed with color, curved letter racks of smoky red plastic, and more.

Amazon | $22.43

RoadPro Coffee Maker

This 5-cup coffee maker plugs directly into your car. The hot plate will keep your coffee warm and has a re-usable basket-type filter.

Amazon | $27.49

Alphabet Ice Trays

Made out of black silicone, pretty much everything can be turned into letters. The set includes three trays for the entire alphabet.

Charles & Marie | $30.00

20 more must-have gifts after the jump

“Eight Hours of Fame” TV pillowcase

Fifteen minutes of fame? Try eight hours every night with this TV pillowcase.

productofyourenvironment | £25

The Bowler Camera Bag

Stylish design makes this one of the most fashionable camera bags on the market. Designed for DSLRs and traditional, old-school cameras, this bag will carry your camera in high style.

Acme Made | $39.99

Select-A-Date New York Times Jigsaw Puzzle

A custom jigsaw puzzle created for you when you select any inclusive date from 1888 to 2001 from the front page of the New York Times.

Hammacher Schlemmer | $49.95

Newspaper Print Clutch Bag

A fun newspaper print fabric; in black and white. The lining is mustard yellow cotton. The frame is polished silver.

Etsy | $50

USB Microphone

Popular choice for Skype, VOIP, court reporters, students, business people, voice recognition, and podcasting.

Planet Headset | $59

Manual Keyboard Pen

Technology meets tradition in this ballpoint pen that features a keyboard wrapped around its barrel.

Uncommon Goods | $62

Transcend Photo Frame

Equipped with a crisp, high-resolution 7-inch LCD panel with automatic color enhancement, rotational sensor, FM radio/MP3 playback and 2GB of internal memory.