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Job Outcomes

BSJ Class of 2022

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.


News Reporting and Writing: 32%



Comms, PR, Marketing: 19%


Audio/Video Production: 11%



Digital: 10%


Business and Law: 3%


Sports Journalism: 3%


Other: 12%


Further Study: 10%

Locations of Jobs


Chicago Area: 47%

New York Area: 16%

Washington, D.C. Area: 9%

California: 9%

Other - U.S.: 19%

Sample Companies of Employment

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

Accenture New Hamphshire Public Radio
American Bar Foundation Notre Dame Men's Basketball
Bain & Company Pampered Chef
Boston Cosulting Group Paramount
Chicago Magazine Popular Science
Chronicle of Higher Education Robinhood
Citi Salesforce
CNBC Screen Rant
Discover Magazine Sports Illustrated
Edelman StoryCorps Studios
Encyclopedia Britannica The Associate Press
Futuro Media The Atlantic
Gannett - USA Today Network The Baltimore Banner
Google The Dallas Morning News
Grubhub The Texas Tribune
Hearst Newspapers The Wall Street Jounral
Houston Chronicle The Washington Post
Insider TikTok

Learn more about the career services we offer students

*Data is based on the graduates for whom we know their employment status (169/191 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.