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Job Outcomes

MSJ Class of 2021

95% of graduates* were employed within six months of graduation

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

Type of Jobs

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

Locations of Jobs


Chicago Area: 30.97%

New York Area: 13.27%

Washington, D.C. Area: 7.96%

San Francisco Area: 3.54%

Other - U.S.: 40.71%

Other - International: 3.42%

Sample Companies of Employment

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

3Play Media Dallas Observer
41NBC/WMGT-DT Detroit Red Wings
ABC News Discover Magazine
Abrams Media E&E News
Alabama Media Group ELLE Magazine
ARMY Magazine ESPN
BDG Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Block Club Chicago Houston Chronicle
Bloomberg News Major League Baseball
Blue & Gold Illustrated Minnesota Public Radio
Bright Ave Digital Creative Agency NBC News
Business and Law NFL Network
Business Insider Orlando Sentinel
C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State Reuters
Center for Strategic & Int'l Studies Sinclair Broadcast Group
Civilnet Studio Sports Illustrated
CNN The Hill
CNN Business The New York Times (Korea)
Cox Media Group The Washington Post
Creative Arts Agency WBEZ Radio

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*Data is based on the graduates for whom we know their employment status (114/120 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.