Watch your favorite news channel or read your favorite newspaper, and you will understand how important this profession is. The college major of Journalism and / or Broadcasting is only for those who wish to find the truth of any given situation. In fact, those who do it well have an opportunity to have the most positive impact on their world. As a true journalist, you will have to be unbiased, unflinching, and realize that everything you say is going to the public for mass consumption.
Why is this Important?
- Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
- Many have student chapters you can join while in college
- Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major
|ASNE, founded in 1922, is the nation's oldest and largest group of newspaper editors. Open to directing editors of daily newspapers and major wire services.||Visit|
|National Broadcasting Society Alpha Epsilon Rho||The National Broadcasting Society goes beyond the classroom to prepare college students and entry-level professionals for careers in the electronic media.||Visit|
|Collegiate Presswire||Distributes press releases, media alerts and ready-to-run content to college newspapers nationwide via email, fax and the Web.||Visit|
|Journalism Education Association||Site of the Journalism Education Association, April 2002. Approved by the ... of the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. August 2002...||Visit|
|Society of Professional Journalists||SPJ is the largest journalism organization in the United States, with 13,500 members, including chapters at college campuses across the country.||Visit|
|Public Relations Student Society of America||PRSA is the worlds largest organization for public relations professionals with about 20,000 members, organized into 114 chapters.||Visit|
|NAA is a nonprofit organization representing the $46 billion newspaper industry and over 1,500 member newspapers in the United States and Canada.||Visit|