Career Options

Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism go on into careers such as:

  • News bloggers/columnists
  • Staff, beat, and freelance writers
  • Foreign news correspondents
  • TV news/newspaper/digital reporters and anchors
  • Managing editors
  • Videographers
  • News analysts
  • Photojournalists
  • Sports broadcasters/journalists
  • Podcast or radio hosts/reporters
  • Entertainment journalists

Communication Internship Benefits

Research from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has shown that students who graduate with internship experience receive higher entry-level salaries, are more likely to be hired after graduation, and experience less time searching for jobs than graduates without internship experience. As a journalism major, your required 3-unit internship will help you develop your portfolio and set you up for success in the career field of your choice.

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Internship Placements

Previous journalism majors have been placed in internships at the following companies:

  • ESPN
  • NBC
  • Bismark Larks Baseball Team (Sports broadcasting intern)
  • Arroyo Secco Baseball (Media/communications intern)
  • 102.3 KJLH Radio Station
  • K-EARTH 101 FM
  • NESN
  • CBS-LA
  • ABC-7

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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