In your Broadcast Journalism degree you will have developed a wide range of skills that will be useful in a number of work settings. The information below gives some suggestions to help you identify a career direction.
You may be interested in working as a Broadcast Journalist, researching, investigating and presenting news and current affairs for television, radio and the internet. For information see Prospects.
You may be interested in other types of roles within the media. This may include working within:
Roles are incredibly varied and cover a spectrum of areas including:
The transferable skills you have developed through your degree make you employable for a range of careers outside of the media.
Broadcast Journalism graduates can therefore be found in a much wider spectrum of careers including: administration, social welfare, management, finance, IT, sales and marketing.
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Some of the jobs that Broadcast Journalism graduates from this university were in, 6 months after graduating, include:
You may find our downloadable guides useful which provide information about where you could work, roles, improving your employability and job hunting.
As you have chosen an academic degree that could lead to multiple career options, you will need to analyse carefully your own skills, values and interests and compare these with job options to identify career areas that might suit you.
You will also need to think about how you will convey your skills and abilities to employers in the career areas you identify and consider what else you need to do to boost your employability. This might mean undertaking further study, work experience or voluntary work.
As a graduate in Broadcast Journalism it is likely that you have developed the ability to:
You may have also developed technical skills necessary for technical careers in the media (eg camera work, sound production, lighting)
These are skills that all employers value, regardless of sector.
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