Mass Communications

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Accounts Manager
  • Advertising
  • Anchor
  • Announcer
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Camera Operator
  • Communication Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Copywriter
  • Digital Editor
  • Direct Marketing
  • Editor
  • Event Planner
  • Fundraiser
  • Journalist
  • Lighting Technician
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Media Relations
  • Producer
  • Promotions Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Reporter
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Sound Technician
  • Sportscaster
  • Station Manager
  • Videographer
  • Weather Forecaster

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Health Care Organizations
  • Marketing/Management Companies
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Private Production Companies
  • Public Relations/Advertising Firms
  • Publishing Companies
  • Radio & Television Stations

Minnesota Employers

  • 94.1 Radio
  • ABC 6 News
  • Fox Sports North
  • iHeartMedia
  • Johnson Marketing Group
  • KSTP-TV
  • KVAC
  • Mall of America
  • Paramount Theatre
  • RSP Marketing
  • Shop NBC
  • SPS Commerce
  • St. Paul Saints
  • Suburban Community Channels
  • Town Square Media
  • WCCO-TV

Salary and Outlook

Salary Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Artistic
  • Attention to detail
  • Can withstand criticism
  • Confidence
  • Creative
  • Critical thinking
  • Customer service
  • Decision making
  • Enterprising
  • Flexibility
  • High energy/enthusiasm
  • Initiative
  • Managing people
  • Motivation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Proofreading ability
  • Public speaking
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reasoning skills
  • Relationship building
  • Research skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Technical skills
  • Time management
  • Work well under pressure