Careers for Media Studies Graduates

For majors in Communications concentrating in media studies

Common job titles

  • Announcer
  • Broadcast and sound engineering technician
  • Camera operator
  • Editor
  • Film and video editor
  • Interpreter or translator
  • Photographer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Reporter, correspondent or broadcast news analyst
  • Technical writer
  • Writer

Job outlook data

Employment of media and communication occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2014 to 2024, which will result in about 27,000 new jobs. In every industry, the need to create, edit, translate and send out information through many different platforms puts these professionals in high demand.

Where can I work with this major?

Some of the largest employers of communication and media professionals are:

  • Radio and television broadcasting
  • Arts, entertainment and recreation
  • Motion picture, video and sound recording industries
  • Newspaper, periodical, book and directory publishers
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Educational services
  • Government
  • Administrative and support services

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Media and Communication Occupations.

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