Mass Communications - News/Editorial

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Account Manager
  • Advertising Sales
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Circulation Sales
  • Community Affairs
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate Communications
  • Editor
  • Freelance Writer
  • Fundraiser
  • Investigative Journalist
  • Layout/Design
  • Magazine Writer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Law*
  • Media Relations
  • Newspaper Journalist
  • Photojournalist
  • Professional Blogger
  • Professor*
  • Promotions/Special Events
  • Public Relations
  • Publisher
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Sports Writer
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Content Writer

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Marketing/Advertising Firms
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Online Publishers/Internet Sites
  • Professional Publications
  • Publishing Companies
  • Radio & Television Stations

Minnesota Employers

  • Daily Globe
  • Levins Publishing
  • Litchfield Ind. Review
  • MN Wild
  • Northland’s News Center
  • Pipestone Publishing
  • Shop NBC
  • St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Cloud State University
  • St. Cloud Times
  • Target
  • Tomegan Marketing Group
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • Weber Shandwick

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$29,000-$41,000

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

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Attention to detail
  • Can withstand criticism
  • Creative
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Flexibility
  • Good judgment
  • High energy/enthusiasm
  • Initiative
  • Negotiation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Proofreading ability
  • Public speaking
  • Relationship building
  • Research skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Time management
  • Work well under pressure