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"What can I do with a degree in journalism?"

Students majoring in journalism may choose to concentrate in broadcasting, print journalism, photojournalism or public relations. Depending on the classes chosen, the degree can prepare students for the following occupations among many others

Correspondent Public Relations Representative
Publicity Manager Indexer
Reporter Press Agent
Photographer News Writer
Copy Editor Camera Operator
Newspaper or Magazine Editor Layout and Page Designer
Columnist Editorial Writer
Photojournalist Production Manager
Technical Publications Writer Screen Writer
Multimedia Designer Newscaster

Sample Employers:

Broadcasting Agencies Newsletters
Governments Agencies Publishing Companies
Newspapers Market Research Firms
Magazines TV and Radio Stations
Public Relations Firms Wire Services
Advertising Agencies Non-Profit Organizations
School Districts Communication Departments
Graphic Design Departments College and Universities

Resources for Journalism Students:

Jobs for Copy Editors
For Writers, Editors & Copywriters
The Write Jobs
Public Relations Society of America
PR Jobs
Media Bistro
Broadcast Education Association
Salary Surveys
Wages and Trends

Undergraduate Advising

Laura Vazquez
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Watson Hall 213
(815) 753-7107

Nathan Rice
Office Support Specialist
Watson Hall 209
(815) 753-1712


Ryan Pumroy
(815) 753-5354
Watson Hall 217