Mary McGuire reporting for KOMU.

Journalism is the study of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting of news and information through various mediums. Students will develop a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while achieving competency in journalism. Within the degree program, students can choose an emphasis in Radio-Television. Radio-Television focuses on the principles and practices of broadcast-style editing, writing, reporting and videography for radio, television and online media.  The curriculum includes focus study and hands-on practice in the interest areas of International Journalism, Investigative Journalism, Producing, Reporting and Anchoring, and Sports Journalism. Upon graduation, students pursue a career as Radio Personality, Reporter, Producer, or Anchor.

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Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: