While you may not see yourself primarily as a writer or journalist, your job—now and in the future—will involve a great deal of writing, reporting and editing skills. A Multi-Media Journalism minor will help you develop your writing, reporting and editing skills to help you succeed in any professional setting where you may be employed. The class requirements will also provide opportunity to develop media skills related to effective writing, reporting and editing.
How Will This Minor Help Me Personally?
For those who want to be better writers and who love the field of journalism. For those who enjoy investigating current events and communicating with the public about them. For those who know that effective written communication can make or break a company's—or a person's—success. Journalism skills transfer to all professions and all careers.
How Will This Minor Help Me Professionally?
Many students who complete the Multi-Media Journalism minor see themselves as a broadcast writer, a media specialist, a production assistant or a television production writer. Such students want to combine their technical skills in video or audio production with solid writing and journalism skills. Other environments where these skills would be useful: corporate, business and government communication positions that include web-based writing and social media communication skills.
How Will This Minor Help Me Academically?
Journalism courses develop your problem solving skills, your research and investigation and discovery skills, your attention to detail, your writing and editing skills. Skills required by all careers. All professions.
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Garrett M. Stack, Ph.D.