Journalism, Media, and Communication

Career Guide

The field of journalism, media, and communication focuses on the creation, preparation, and execution of written, visual, or audio material intended for dissemination. The positions in this field communicate with large audiences through broadcast, print, outdoor, and digital media.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to journalism, including:

Learn about careers in the field

  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Reporter
  • Disc Jockey
  • Columnist
  • Communications Manager
  • Blogger
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Account Manager
  • Photo Journalist
  • Audio Operator
  • News Reporter
  • Copywriter
  • Sports Writer
  • Editor
  • Correspondent
  • Videographer
  • Talent Director
  • Photographic Technician
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Interested in graduate school?

In this field, some common graduate school programs may include MBA, Public Relations, Marketing, Media Management, Design and Production, and many more!

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