Journalism (BA) careers

Each year, the office of Career Development performs a placement survey of all USC Annenberg graduates one year after graduation. The placement data that is obtained through the survey is supplemented by data from LinkedIn as well as reports submitted by faculty members, and academic advisors. 

Based on that data, here’s a brief snapshot of where some of our recent Journalism (BA) alumni are working:

ABC7 Los Angeles, News Assistant, KABC TV
Acorn International, Inc., Multimedia Journalist
Apple, Production Administrator, Alternative and Documentary at Apple TV
BuzzFeed, Celebrity News Writer
Courthouse News Service, Nevada Reporter
Creative Artists Agency, Agency Track Program
Currently, Freelance Journalist
For Love & Lemons, Social Media Coordinator
HBO, Research Associate Producer at Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Hearst, Texas Digital Reporter
Hearst Magazines, Beauty Assistant
Heartland Signal/WCPT, Freelance Journalist
KPCC/LAist, Source Tracking Intern
KTLA, Assignment Desk Assistant
KXSC, Radio Disk Jockey
NBC Sports Group, Pep Digital Sports Producer
NBC Sports Group, Olympics Production Assistant
Paramount Pictures, Coordinator, Integrated Marketing
POLITICO, Digital Producer
Ralph Lauren, Associate, Social Strategy and Publishing
Teach for America, Bilingual Teacher
The Brand Guild, Public Relations Assistant
The Francisco Homes, Copy Editor
The Infatuation, Executive Assistant
The Social Tale, Managing Director
True Public Relations, Publicity Assistant
United Talent Agency, Assistant, Digital Talent
United Talent Agency, News and Broadcast and Unscripted Television Assistant
USA Today, Video Producer ii
ViacomCBS, Office Production Assistant
Wick Communications, Journalist Community Manager