"By offering the individual attention necessary to navigate
the working world, my news editorial classes at Butler prepared me
for my internship at Indianapolis Monthly."
Special Projects Intern
Indianapolis Monthly Magazine
Eugene Pulliam School of Journalism
Programs of study
Types of career opportunities for journalism graduates
- Anchor, host, producer, reporter correspondent, commentator
- Content producer (multimedia) (all fields and industries, i.e.
news, business, sports, art, entertainment, environmental,
education, health, travel, lifestyle, technical, trade
associations, etc.) (news, feature, entertainment or public
- Editor, publisher, manager (print publications and online
sites) (news, feature, entertainment and public relations/marketing
- Graphic designer/artist, web designer
- Investigator, researcher, database investigative reporter
- Magazine editor, writer, publisher
- Media relations director, press secretary, company
- Opinion columnist, critic (art, food, music, theatre, movie
- Photojournalist, videographer, visual storyteller, documentary
- Political correspondent, reporter or commentator; government
relations director; lobbyist; political campaign strategist;
- Public information officer/communication director
- Sports editor, host, or commentator; sports information
director; manager of sports marketing; etc.
- And more
Web sites such as journalismjobs.com, mediabistro.com/joblistings/ and
IABC.com can give you an
understanding of the types of jobs held by our graduates.
In addition, a degree in journalism can also be
combined with almost any other academic discipline or individual
interest for an exciting and rewarding career. And because
of its emphasis on source development, public records research
and investigation, journalism is an excellent major for students
who plan to attend law school.