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What are recent graduates of this major doing?

ADD graduate:
Alexandra “Lexy” Pingree, ’12, Graduate Study in Interactive Media, Elon University

"I landed a job as a newspaper reporter immediately after graduating from Averett. My professors motivated me and helped me throughout my tenure to achieve my dream of being a reporter. They thoroughly prepared me for a career in the journalism field and I use what I learned every day."
Ashley Jackson '11, reporter, Martinsville Bulletin

"When telling others about my experience at Averett, I'm always quick to say, 'First I met my professors and then I met myself.' I am so grateful to my alma mater for introducing me to the confident professional who would embark on this bold future."
Jessica Edwards, '08, communication specialist, Bennett College

Tom Milstead '10,is a reporter and photographer for the Buffalo Bullet in Wyoming.

Jocelyn Wright '06,is a copy editor/page designer for the Burlington Times News in North Carolina.

Matthew "Matt" Philpott '05,is a designer/copy editor for the Durham Herald-Sun.

Kristin Shelton '03, works as an account executive for WSET-Ch. 13 in Lynchburg.

What could I do with this major?
Communication is consistently ranked by employers as the number one skill they are looking for in new hires. As a graduate of the program you could obtain a job as:

  • editor/reporter
  • public relations professional
  • marketing executive media
  • sports information director/marketer
  • corporate trainer
  • legislative aid/political campaign manager/speech writer
  • human resource officer
  • recruiter
  • and more


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