Journalism

The journalism major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Reading, writing, and speaking skills.
  • Exceptional command of grammar and vocabulary.
  • Strong listening, public speaking, and interviewing skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and independently.
  • Skilled in researching.
  • Orientation to details.
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Advertising
Benefits Administrator
Claims Adjuster / Examiner
Columnist
Commentator
Community Relations
Consumer Advocate
Copywriter
Critic
Director / Producer
Editor
Fact Checker
Fundraiser
Ghostwriter
Greeting Card Writer
Human Resources Administrator
Insurance Agent / Broker
Jingle Writer
Journalist
Law
Librarian
Lobbyist
Lyricist
Market Research Analyst
Media Buyer
Newscaster
Photo Journalist
Professor
Promotion Manager
Proofreader
Public Information Officer
Public Relations Specialist
Publicity Manager
Publisher
Radio Personality
Reporter
Researcher
Script Writer
Speech Writer
Teacher
Technical Writer

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Communications
p – 516.877.4905

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