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    Communications1 Communications1 Presentation Transcript

    • Communications
      Nathan D’Alessio
      Megan Dyer
      Michael Caracappa
      Jonathan League
      Elizabeth Peek
    • What is Communications?
    • Human Communication Studies
      Students of human communication studies
      Organizational Communication
      Human communication is vital
    • Journalism/Public Relations
      Communication with journalism
      Journalism keeps us up to date
      Publicist
      Helps prepare students
    • Media Production
      Preparing for careers
      Hands on experience
      Working with media production
    • Media Studies
      Preparing for careers
      Media critics
      Media studies follow issues that are both exciting and indicative of us as a culture
      Issues with media law
    • The Communications Model
    • Jobs Available
      Technical Writers and Editors
      TV/Radio Production
      Journalist
      Film Director
      Politician
      Public Speaker
      Human Resources
      Publicist
    • Salaries Expected
      Journalist :60,000
      Producers and Directors: $64,430 (avg.2008)
      Public Relations Specialist: $52,000 (avg. 2008)
      Politician: 37,000 -270,000
      *These salaries are from 2008
    • Skills Learned
      Speaking skills
      Decision-making
      Experimenting with ideas
      Problem solving
      Team building
      Working with others
      Motivating others
      Good Writing
      Better Reading
      Good Listening
      Good judgment
      Problem solving
      Quick thinking
      Relate to abstract ideas
      Leading, coordinating
      Conflict resolution
      Creativity
      Conceiving, developing & generating ideas
    • Communications in Real Life
      Name: Melissa Boyer
      Job/Title: Technical writer for Poole & Associates in Annapolis Junction, Maryland
      Responsibilities:
      Writing
      Editing
      Re-purposing content to suit various audiences
      Corresponding with different levels of management
      Coordinating multiple projects
    • Questions for Melissa
      Do you use a lot of what you learned from your Communications Degree?
      Courses that focused on knowing your audience and writing to suit their needs were especially helpful
      Technical editing and publications management courses helped me learn to manage projects effectively and use an information plan to meet deadlines
      Document design courses also helped me present my work in a way that would draw the audience in
      Do you enjoy working in the field of Communications? Favorite Part?
      Very much enjoys working in the field
      Feels a sense of pride knowing somebody will be able to understand the appropriate information
      Favorite part is it’s a rewarding field
      Directly impact a message being sent out to your audience and make it better
    • Conclusion
      Various fields to work in
      Well paying
      Enjoyable
      Rewarding
      Many skills learned