Journalism and Mass Communications
Explore careers in journalism or mass communications by exploring the links below. Found a career you're interested in? Stop by our office or make an appointment with a career advisor and begin networking to learn more.
- CEI - Media Internships
- Journalism Jobs -great resource - sort by type: magazine, digital, newspaper, tv/radio, trade publications, PR/Communications, nonprofit/government/academia, financial and diversity
- Media Bistro
- National Public Radio
- Poynter - List of journalism internships & fellowships
Writing, Editing, and Publishing
- Book Jobs: internships in publishing
- iei Media - study multimedia reporting and international journalism
- Media Bistro
- Newspaper Association of America
- New York Women in Communication
- USA Today College Correspondent Program - undergraduate reporters focus on creating news stories and learning the craft of making engaging, accurate content. This content is published through USA TODAY College, one of the nation's premier college news outlets.
One of the best ways to explore careers and find job opportunities is to network with professionals. Below are alumni who have experience in the field and have volunteered to be a resource to you. Not sure how to begin networking? Stop by our office to get started.
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Bruce Potter graduated from Washington and Lee in 1985 with a journalism major. He worked as a reporter and editor for The Richmond News Leader and the Richmond Times-Dispatch for 14 years before moving into positions with the newspapers' parent company, Media General Inc. He was publisher of the Waynesboro News-Virginian and later group publisher for the company's Northern Virginia region. In 2012, he joined Northern Virginia Media Services, based in Leesburg, where he is now chief operating officer. The group publishes six weekly newspapers, a monthly paper parenting magazine, and the region's largest news website, InsideNoVa.com.
Greensboro, North Carolina native Graham Sheridan graduated from W&L with a degree in Economics and a concentration in Poverty and Human Capability Studies. After graduating, he worked for Charleston's Mayor Joe Riley's reelection campaign and then managed a city council campaign in Greensboro, NC. Graham obtained a Master's in Public Affairs at Brown University in Providence, RI and then worked as a paralegal for a year in Charleston. He now works as an account executive for the Greensboro News & Record helping small and medium sized businesses advertise their products and services.