The electronic media professional emphasis in communication/journalism prepares you for a career working in television, radio, cable, web streaming or video production.
In addition to being able to take professional classes in such areas as sales, news gathering, and on-air performance, Communication/Journalism majors benefit from hands-on experience through WSYC-FM and SUTV, Shippensburg University's student-run radio and television stations. Alumni of the program work both on-air and in production roles at media companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and in New York City and Hollywood.
Communication/journalism graduates find rewarding careers in electronic media professions:
- News Director
- Multimedia Journalist
- Content Producer
- Radio Host
The average salary for electronic media jobs in PA is $51,000.
Students interested in studying electronic media must complete all of the requirements for the bachelor's degree in communication/journalism and the following 12 credits in professional emphasis:
- COM224 Electronic Media Writing
- COM284 Electronic Media Basic Production
- COM384 Electronic Media Producing & Performance
- COM484 Electronic Media Programming & Management