Electronic Media

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
  • Anchor/Reporter
  • Multimedia Journalist
  • Content Producer
  • Radio Host
  • Videographer

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

Electronic media students benefit from hands-on experience through WSYC-FM and SUTV, Shippensburg University's student-run radio and television stations.

Communication/ Journalism
Rowland Hall 108, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1521
commjour@ship.edu
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