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Careers in Journalism

The journalism and communication studies department offers students the full range of traditional and new journalism skills to prepare for work in a wide variety of media-related occupations.

As well as teaching the fundamentals of the craft, we pride ourselves in keeping our courses current with the rapidly evolving world of journalism and in teaching the skills that are needed now and for the future.

Career opportunities

(Based on recent Bachelor of Journalism graduates)

Community & Daily Newspapers

  • News reporters
  • Multimedia reporters
  • Visual journalists
  • Data journalists
  • Sports reporters and editors
  • Editors
  • Columnists

Online publications

  • Writers
  • Photographers
  • Columnists
  • Assignment & copy editors

Broadcast (Radio & TV)

  • Researchers & writers
  • Associate Producers & producers

Public Relations

  • Writers
  • Communication managers
  • Digital & social media coordinators
  • Media managers
  • Media specialists
  • Community relations directors

Freelancers & Contract (print, broadcast and online publications)

  • Photojournalists & videographers
  • Writers & designers
  • Radio producers
  • Special events photographers
  • Music reviewers
  • Technical writers

Further education (Master’s degree & PhD studies)

  • Sports Journalism
  • Library Science
  • Communications
  • Social Work
  • Fine Arts (Writing)