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Journalism teaches students the skills necessary for careers in the reporting, writing, and editing functions with newspapers, wire services, magazines, and special publications. The program also equips graduates with the skills necessary for efficient and effective visual and oral communication of news and information relating to current events and public affairs and prepares students for broadcast careers in reporting and news directing.

Career Opportunities

  • Feature Writer
  • Print Editor
  • Editorial Writer
  • Newscaster
  • Editor (film, video tape, audio)
  • Assignment Editor
  • Continuity Writer
  • Greeting Card Writer
  • Proofreader
  • Electronic Publication
  • Specialist Photographer
  • Sales Representative
  • TV News Producer
  • Public Relations
  • Writer/Author
  • Promotion/Advertising
  • Publicity
  • Production
  • Advertising Sales
  • Circulation Art and Design
  • Marketing/Promotion
  • News
  • Graphics and Photography
  • Public Relations
  • Reporter
  • Video Programmer
  • News/Sports Reporter

Related Skills

Hiring Institutions

  • Large Circulation Newspapers
  • Local Newspapers
  • Wire Services
  • Trade Newspapers
  • Online Publishers
  • Colleges and Schools
  • Community Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Sales
  • Telecommunications
  • Foreign Service
  • Market Research Firms
  • Public Relations Agencies
  • Media
  • Labor Unions
  • Educational Journals
  • Corporate Publications
  • Commercial TV Stations
  • Federal Government
  • Public Broadcasting

Personal Atrtibutes

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication
American Society of Journalists and Authors
Society of Professional Journalists
Journalism Jobs
Media Bistro
Associated Press
American Society of News Editors