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Media Communication

This program was offered for the 2023-2024 academic year and is no longer admitting new students.

Program Overview

When you major in Media Communication, you gain knowledge and skills in writing, reporting, public speaking and meeting deadlines – all skills that prepare you well for the real world, no matter your path. With a Media Communication degree, you can become a reporter, a TV anchor, a writer, an editor or a producer, and you’ll also be poised for success in digital media, marketing, public relations, corporate communications and law.

View Degree Requirements (Course Catalog PDF)

Fast Facts

  • You’ll receive an iPad, keyboard, microphone and selected apps. This equipment is used throughout your time in the program. The Media Communication major is iPad based.
  • You can produce shows for WCBR, the internet radio station. You’ll take classroom trips to media networks such as CBS, NBC and WBGO Radio.
  • Bloomfield College students have attended the IBS Radio Conference in New York City and have been finalists for awards in the categories of ” Best Celebrity Artist Interview”, “Best Specialty Show”, “Best Public Affairs Show” and “Best Interview Show.”
  • Bloomfield grads have won documentary film awards and have had their videos featured on non-profit organization websites and conferences.

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Career Options

  • Reporter or TV anchor: Median pay $38,870 per year. Journalists inform the public about news and events. They report the news for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, radio and even social media.
  • Producer: Median pay $70,950 per year. Producers create television shows, newscasts, movies, live theater, commercials and other productions. They interpret a writer’s script to inform or entertain an audience.
  • Writer: Median pay $61,240 per year. Writers develop written content for advertisements, books, magazines, movie and television scripts, songs, blogs and other types of media.
  • Editor: Median pay $57,210 per year. Editors plan, review and revise content for publication.
  • Public relations specialist: Median pay $58,020 per year. Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. They design media releases to shape public perception of their organization and to increase awareness.