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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Journalism

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Communications Specialist
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • FreelanceWriter
  • Grant Writer
  • Investigative Journalist
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Photojournalist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Sports Journalist
  • Technical Writer

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Reporter, CNBC
  • Production Assistant, NBC News/Stay Tuned on Snapchat
  • News Reporter, The Journal News (Gannett/USA Today)
  • Associate Site Manager, NHL.com/MLB Advanced Media
  • Marketing and Communications Associate, Children’s Aid Society
  • Copy Editor, The Execu/Search Group

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Politics Staff Writer, The Daily Dot
  • Staff Writer, The New Republic
  • Digital Content Manager, WCPO TV (E.W. Scripps Company)
  • Journalist/Analyst, Gallup
  • Public Relations and Marketing executive, Buzz Potential
  • Producer, NPR

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • News Assignment Editor, CNN
  • Director of Public Affairs, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Senior Editor, New York State Office of the State Comptroller
  • Associate Publisher and Editor, The Legislative Gazette
  • Editor, Government news, Bloomberg LP
  • Staff Writer, Latina Magazine

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, M.A.
  • Columbia Journalism School, M.A.
  • University of California-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, M.A.
  • Bard College, M.S., Environmental Policy
  • State University of New York at Albany, Ph.D., Political Communication
  • New York University, M.A., Journalism & Mass Communication