CAREERS IN THE COMMUNICATIONS
FIELD
Elly Rowe, Leslie Johnson, Taylor Brink, Theo Speier,
Alessandro Ricchiari
A COMMUNICATION DEGREE
 The central focus of the field is Human
Communication in all its aspects (DeFleur, Kearney,
Plax,...
CONTEXTS IN THE COMMUNICATION FIELD
 Interpersonal Communication
 Intrapersonal Communication
 Small Group Communicatio...
THE FOUR TRACKS OF A HUMAN
COMMUNICATION MAJOR
 Human Communication Studies
 Journalism/Public Relations
 Media Product...
POSSIBLE JOB TITLES
 Let’s take a look at them now…
HUMAN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
 Speech-Language Pathologist (Speech
Therapist)
 Foreign Correspondent
 Speech Researcher
...
JOURNALISM/PUBLIC RELATIONS
 Journalist
 Marketing/Advertising
 Editor
 Publisher
 Photo Journalist
 News Anchor
MEDIA PRODUCTION
 Audio Engineer
 Sound Engineer
 Recording Producer
www.salisbury.edu/careerservices
MEDIA STUDIES
 Director
 News Reporter
 CEO of a Label for…
www.salisbury.edu/careerservices
JOB OUTLOOK
 Human Communication Studies
 Speech-language Pathologist
 Journalism/PR
 Journalist
 Media Production
 ...
SKILLS ACQUIRED IN THE COMMUNICATION
FIELD
 Verbal and nonverbal skills
 Persuasion
 Work and personal improvements
 T...
FAMOUS COMMUNICATION MAJORS
 Brad Pitt- actor
 Meg Ryan-actress
 Magic Johnson- star athlete
 Denzel Washington- actor...
SALISBURY ALUMNI CAREERS
ALUMNI NAME GRAD DATE CURRENT JOB ORGANIZATION
Gibson, Katie 05/2006 Enhanced Media Specialist Di...
THE END
BIBLIOGRAPHY/WORK CITED
 CBSalary.com
 http://commstudies.edgewood.edu/famouspeople.ht
m
 www.bls.gov
 West, Richard, ...
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  1. 1. CAREERS IN THE COMMUNICATIONS FIELD Elly Rowe, Leslie Johnson, Taylor Brink, Theo Speier, Alessandro Ricchiari
  2. 2. A COMMUNICATION DEGREE  The central focus of the field is Human Communication in all its aspects (DeFleur, Kearney, Plax, 2005 pp.4)  What is Communication?  How much time do we spend communicating?
  3. 3. CONTEXTS IN THE COMMUNICATION FIELD  Interpersonal Communication  Intrapersonal Communication  Small Group Communication  Public/Rhetorical Communication West, Turner, 2010, p. 33
  4. 4. THE FOUR TRACKS OF A HUMAN COMMUNICATION MAJOR  Human Communication Studies  Journalism/Public Relations  Media Production  Media Studies DeFleur, Kearney, Plax, and DeFelur, 2005 West, Turner, 2010
  5. 5. POSSIBLE JOB TITLES  Let’s take a look at them now…
  6. 6. HUMAN COMMUNICATION STUDIES  Speech-Language Pathologist (Speech Therapist)  Foreign Correspondent  Speech Researcher  Conflict Management
  7. 7. JOURNALISM/PUBLIC RELATIONS  Journalist  Marketing/Advertising  Editor  Publisher  Photo Journalist  News Anchor
  8. 8. MEDIA PRODUCTION  Audio Engineer  Sound Engineer  Recording Producer www.salisbury.edu/careerservices
  9. 9. MEDIA STUDIES  Director  News Reporter  CEO of a Label for… www.salisbury.edu/careerservices
  10. 10. JOB OUTLOOK  Human Communication Studies  Speech-language Pathologist  Journalism/PR  Journalist  Media Production  Audio-control Engineer  Media Studies  Director www.bls.gov
  11. 11. SKILLS ACQUIRED IN THE COMMUNICATION FIELD  Verbal and nonverbal skills  Persuasion  Work and personal improvements  Technology  Advantage in any job field
  12. 12. FAMOUS COMMUNICATION MAJORS  Brad Pitt- actor  Meg Ryan-actress  Magic Johnson- star athlete  Denzel Washington- actor  Matt Lauer- TV host  David Letterman- late night TV host  Donovan McNabb- star athlete http://commstudies.edgewood.edu/famouspeople.htm
  13. 13. SALISBURY ALUMNI CAREERS ALUMNI NAME GRAD DATE CURRENT JOB ORGANIZATION Gibson, Katie 05/2006 Enhanced Media Specialist Discovery Communications Duffy, Ken 05/1999 Box Office Manager Philadelphia Phillies Wood, Joann 05/1991 Attorney Dugan & McKissick, L.L.C. Wojtek, Robert 05/2006 Disaster Preparedness Coordinator St. Joseph Medical Center Weiner, Ariel 05/2006 International Proposal Development Manager SGS Watson, Caroline 05/2005 Media Planner, Merkley and Partners Maddox, Shea 05/2005 Asst. Manager of Operations UNDER ARMOUR, INC. Lam, Mark 05/2007 Sales Associate American Lawyer Media Advertising Crisostomo, Contessa 05/2002 Media Reporter The Gazette/Post-Newsweek www.salisbury.edu/careerservices
  14. 14. THE END
  15. 15. BIBLIOGRAPHY/WORK CITED  CBSalary.com  http://commstudies.edgewood.edu/famouspeople.ht m  www.bls.gov  West, Richard, & Turner, Lynn. (2010). Introducing communication theory. New York, NY: Mcgraw Hill.  DeFleur, M.H., Kearney, P., Plax, T., & DeFleur, M.K. (2005). Fundamentals of human communication. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.  www.salisburyuniversity.edu

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