Is it possible to be a television journalist without studying Broadcasting?
I'm currently living in Michigan and my university has a Broadcasting program. The only problem is that it is too concentrated on the technical side (such as audio, video, editing, and copywriting) rather than working on scripts and on-air talent. I'm majoring in Journalism (since I love to write, travel, and communicate with others) and Theatre (to help with the communication and public speaking part). I'm also minoring in Anthropology. It would be a dream job for me if I could work as a television journalist. I'm just disappointed at the program here. With what I am studying, would this be sufficient enough to get a job in media or electronic journalism in today's workforce?
Asked By: Rogue - 4/8/2007
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Journalism is a very broad field so the general answer to your question would be "Yes, it is possible to be a television journalist without studying broadcasting... More
Answered By: Sabi - 4/8/2007
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According to the interviews the US Dept of Labor has done on news anchors, news reports, and correspondents, you're in the right major... More
Answered By: waswisgirl1 - 4/8/2007
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