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Career Paths in Communications

JOB TITLE EXAMPLES OF COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM & BROADCASTING GRADUATES

(Some of these jobs may require education or experience beyond a bachelor's degree)

  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Feature Writer
  • Publisher
  • Art or Film Critic
  • Fund Raiser
  • Reporter (radio, tv news)
  • Associate Producer
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Special Events Planner
  • Broadcast Assistant
  • Journalist
  • Syndicated Columnist
  • Communications Center Operator
  • Social Media Consultant
  • Author
  • Lobbyist
  • Speech Writer
  • Consumer Relations Rep.
  • Media Relations Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Editor (copy, design, film, etc.)
  • News Associate
  • Videographer
  • Entertainer (actor, director, etc.)
  • Pre-Press Manager
  • Video Programmer
  • Field Correspondent
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Manager
EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE HIRED COMMUNICATION GRADUATES
  • Technical Publications Firm
  • Hospitals
  • Sports & Entertainment Org.
  • Schools, Colleges & Universities
  • Lobbying Organizations
  • Publishing Companies
  • Theater
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Libraries
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Consulting Firm
  • Business & Industry
  • Film Industry
  • Television Stations
  • Radio Stations
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Catalogs
  • Telecommunications Firms
  • State/ Federal Government
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Video Production Companies

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RELATED TO COMMUNICATION

American Communications Association
Association for Business Communication
Association for Multimedia Communications
Public Relations Society of America
National Association of Broadcasters
American Society of Journalists and Writers
National Communication Association
National Newspaper Publishers Association
The Association for Women in Communications

Society for Technical Communication
Institute for Global Communications

Last Updated 10/12/17

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