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Job Outcomes

MSJ Class of 2020

88% 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: 16.7%

New York Area: 10.4%

Washington, D.C. Area: 20.8%

San Francisco Area: 2.1%

Other - U.S.: 32.3%

Other - International: 6.3%

Sample Companies of Employment

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

Al-Monitor Insider, Inc.
Associated Press KLKN-TV (Lincoln, NE)
Baseball Prospectus
Better Government Association Pineapple Street Studios
Billboard Politico
Bloomberg News ProPublica
Business Insider Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Chicago Magazine Slate
Chicago Reader Texas Tribune
Chicago Sun-Times The New York Times
Chicago Tribune Media Group The Tennessean
CNN International The United Nations
College of American Pathologists The Washington Post
CQ Roll Call Toyota North America
Democracy Fund VICE News
Dustlight Productions WABI TV 5 (Bangor, MA)
Great Falls Tribune WLNS (Lansing, MI)
Hubbard Broadcasting WMAZ-TV (Macon, GA)
Indianapolis Star World Sports Network

Learn more about the career services we offer students

*Data is based on the graduates for whom we know their employment status (111/115 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.