Mass Communications - Broadcasting

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Advertising Sales
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Broadcast Journalist/Reporter/Anchor
  • Camera Operator
  • Casting
  • Copywriter
  • Digital Editor
  • Directing
  • Lighting Technician
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Media/Entertainment Law*
  • Photographer
  • Professor*
  • Programming Manager
  • Public Relations
  • Radio Promotions/Special Events
  • Sound Technician
  • Sportscaster
  • Station Manager
  • TV/Radio Announcer
  • TV/Radio News Producer
  • Videographer
  • Weather Forecaster
  • Web Reporter
  • Webcasting

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Internet Based Companies
  • Marketing/Advertising Firms
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Private Production Companies
  • Radio & Television Stations

Minnesota Employers

  • 94.1 Radio
  • ABC 6 News
  • Fox Sports North
  • KSTP-TV
  • KVAC
  • Little Falls Radio
  • NSC MN Stars
  • Paramount Theatre
  • RSP Marketing
  • Shop NBC
  • SPS Commerce
  • St. Cloud State University
  • St. Paul Saints
  • Suburban Community Channels
  • Town Square Media
  • WCCO-TV

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$18,000-$28,600

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Artistic
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Confidence
  • Decision making
  • Flexibility
  • High energy
  • Initiative
  • Managing people
  • Motivation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Public speaking
  • Relationship building
  • Research skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Technical skills
  • Time management