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Job Outcomes

MSJ Class of 2023

94% of graduates were employed within six months of graduation

Types of employment include full-time and part-time positions, fellowships, internships and freelance

Job Categories

Our graduates are employed in a variety of fields, both in journalism jobs and other types of roles.


News Reporting and Writing: 51%


Comms, PR, and Marketing: 18%



Sports Reporting: 9%



Digital: 6%



Production (Audio/Video): 4%


Business and Law: 1%


Other Jobs: 5%


Further Study: 3%



Chicago Area: 44%


New York Area: 15%


Washington, D.C. Area: 5%


California: 8%


Other - United States: 23%


International: 3%

Sample Companies of Employment

A list of the different employers of Medill grads around the world. They include prominent print, digital and broadcast outlets.

A10 Associates MSLCE
Amy Boyle Photography National Committee on US China Relations
Biolumina NEON
BJ Penn Enterprises NewsNation
Capitol News Fellowship Oliver Wyman
Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV) Optimum Sports
Chicago Sun Times Organization of Turkic States
Compass Education Group People's Daily
Cre8tive Capital PGA Tour
Cryptonews Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pulitzer Center
Denver Broncos Radio New Zealand
Detroit Free Press Rapid City Journal and Indian Country Today
Detroit News Reuters
Evanston Roundtable Socialite Media
FastMarkets  Solar Energy Industries Assocation
Food Republic Souther California Public Radio
Foreign Policy Spectrum News
Fortune The Albany Times-Union
FOX 19 The Dallas Morning News
FOX 4/KFDM 6 The Eagle-Tribune
G/O Media The FattFro Zone
Hearst Television The Hill
Hoops Rumors The Imprint
IL Latino News The Right Side
Illinois Answers Project The Wall Street Journal
Investigative Midwest Thirdhand SMoke Resource Center
Kbak-TV 29 CBS-News Trilyon, Inc.
KQED United States Tennis Association
La Raza University of Arkansas
LaCrosse Tribune Virtuoso Travel
Ladies Professional Golf Association Weee!
Ledger-Enquirer Wellevation HQ
Logitech WHNS-TV
Major League Baseball WHYY, Resolve Philly
Medill School WSBT22/FOX56
Molson Coors Beverage Company Yahoo Lifestyle

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*Data is based on the graduates for whom we know their employment status (98/106 graduates). Data is based on the first job students obtained after graduation. Sources of data include self-reported, LinkedIn, Twitter and company websites. Types of employment include full-time positions, fellowships, internships and freelance. Percentages are rounded.