Jobs after B.A in Journalism


The graduate degree in journalism educates students with the diverse aspects in collection and broadcasting of news. The news is conveyed to the public through printed or electronic media. The electronic media includes visual and audio means of communication where as printed media comprises of Newspapers, magazines etc.  Journalism courses are offered through a lot of educational institution in India. The graduation in journalism helps the aspirant to earn a challenging job with attractive salary and perks.

The main job profiles for those who have completed their graduation in journalism are

  • Actors
  • Administrative jobs
  • Advertising Executive
  • Audiovisual Production Specialists
  • Broadcast and Sound Technicians
  • Chief reporter and special representative/ correspondent
  • Cinema Projectionist etc
  • Content Writer cum Editor
  • Correspondent
  • Directors
  • Editing jobs
  • Editor
  • Free Lance Writer
  • Freelance Journalist
  • Journalist
  • Marketing Executives
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Principal reporter
  • Printing jobs
  • Production jobs
  • Proofreader jobs
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Radio Journalist
  • Reporting Jobs
  • Senior reporter
  • Space Selling Executives
  • Staff reporter correspondent
  • Sub editor jobs
  • Technical Jobs
  • Television Producer
  • Trainee Journalist
  • TV News Reporter
  • Web Journalist

Private Sector jobs after B.A in Journalism

Private sector offers a lot of lucrative career opportunities to qualified and skilled professionals. Several Companies in media and communication offer career opportunities for these individuals. News Channels such as BBC, NDTV etc are in great demand of these professionals. Leading news dailies also recruits these aspirants. At the entry level the candidates are appointed as trainees. At this stage the candidate is offered with salary packages of Rs. 3500/- to 5000/- only. They are rewarded better when with experience and in accordance with the nature of job assigned.

Government Sector jobs after B.A in Journalism

The aspirant can find similar job profiles in Companies operating in government sector. The candidate has to get through the written examination and interview conducted by government to obtain such jobs. They are offered with good salary and other benefits. They can find openings in All India radio, Television, Press, Printing firms etc operated under public ownership. Higher degree qualifications allow candidate to get in to senior profiles by obtaining experience in the area.

Job Opportunities abroad after B.A in Journalism

International Companies in media and Communication also recruits journalism graduates. They carry out screening test for the selection process. Candidate with adequate experience and qualification from any of the recognized institution are considered for the same. They are rewarded far better in these firms as compared to their Indian equivalents. The additional amenities and perks offered to such professionals are also good.



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