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Agricultural Communications and Journalism

A major in agricultural communications and journalism is for people who like to be outdoors, enjoy working with people, and have strong communication skills.  An agricultural communications and journalism degree can lead to career opportunities with public relations firms, government agencies, commodity promotion groups, newspapers, radio and TV stations, magazines, non-profit, and other organizations.

Related career titles

Account executive
Advertising/sales agent
Agriculture news reporter
Agriculture magazine reporter
College/University faculty*
Congressional district aide
Director of communications
Extension agent
Marketing specialist
News writer
News broadcaster
Press secretary
Public relations executive
Staff writer
Technical writer

*additional training required for these occupations

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Careers in Communications  
Careers in Journalism
Opportunities in Farming and Agricultural Careers
Opportunities in Journalism Careers
Opportunities in Writing Careers

*Books are available for checkout

Related agricultural communications and journalism links

K-State Agricultural Communications and Journalism

National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow

K-State Department of Communications

Society of Environmental Journalists

Society for Technical Communication