Careers

Journalism Degree Career Options

Whether you choose to work in radio, television, online, or some other medium, your fact-finding and reporting skills will be crucial to your success. Even as newspapers and other print media decline, opportunities for 21st century careers in electronic media continue to expand. These jobs will see intense competition, and so a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication could provide the extra edge that makes the difference in your career. Just a few of the opportunities you might pursue include:

  • Freelance Writer
  • Media Researcher
  • Professional Blogger
  • Local Reporter
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Advertising Coordinator
  • Communication Consultant

Consider joining the JMC Connection on LinkedIn. The JMC Connection provides information that will help you to begin to position yourself for embarking on your career in the field of journalism and media. The information will supplement your own individual search for opportunities in the field. The JMC Connection includes information related to internships, conferences, competitions, professional organizations, networking and job opportunities. You will also be able to connect with fellow Ashford students to provide and receive tips from one another.