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Graduate Degree in Public Affairs Reporting

What Can You Do With An Graduate Degree in Public Affairs Reporting?

Information and Options for Public Affairs Reporting


Public Affairs Reporting Related Skills

  • Present specific viewpoints
  • Ability to write clearly
  • Reporting and editing skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Photographic Skills
  • Computer Skills and Software Use
  • Professionalism & Organization
  • Creative Writing
  • Record Keeping
  • Information Handling
  • T-V/ Radio Presentation Skills
  • Innovating
  • Understanding Laws and Ethics
  • Investigative Research
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Presentation & Public Speaking
  • Synthesizing information
  • Compare and contrast evidence
  • Understanding Relationships
  • Present specific viewpoints
  • Ability to write clearly
  • Reporting and editing skills
  • Perform Research
  • Online Research
  • Leading and Coordinating
  • Work Well Under Pressure
  • Listening
  • Current Events
  • Analyze Information
  • Evaluation of Ideas

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Related Career Titles

  • Anchorperson
  • Assistant Managing Editor
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Broadcast News Producer
  • Campaign Director
  • Public Affairs Specialist
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • Legislative Advocate
  • Legislative Correspondent
  • Magazine/Editorials Writer
  • News Photographer
  • News Reporter
  • Newspaper and Editorial Writer
  • Policy and Public Affairs Coordinator
  • Political Campaign Director
  • Commentator
  • Assistant Media Buyer
  • Coordinator of Consumer Affairs
  • Creative Writer
  • Digital Photographer
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • Announcer
  • Image Specialist
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Page-Layout Technician
  • Press Agent
  • Traffic Reporter
  • Story Analyst
  • Press Secretary
  • Adjunct Professor/Teacher
  • Public Affairs Reporter
  • Public Information Officer
  • Relations Analyst

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Employers of Public Affairs Reporting Majors

  • Radio Stations
  • Colleges/ Universities
  • Television Stations
  • Newspapers
  • Magazine/Book Publishers
  • Broadcasting Companies
  • Corporations
  • Associations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Magazine Publishers
  • News Outlets
  • Research Firms
  • Corporations/ Businesses
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Public Relations Firm

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