Media Relations Specialists
Media Relations Specialists are a branch of public relations workers who deal primarily with transmitting information about their companies to the press and media, including newspapers, websites, TV/radio stations, and internet outlets.
Media relations professionals are either employed or represented by an institution, a company, or an agency.
Most opportunities exist in major metropolitan areas, but even in smaller communities, such as colleges and universities, opportunities may exist.
Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication /BA Hons.(English/Mass Comunication) f
Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication
Knowledge and research
Multi-tasking in a high-pressure work environment
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
Awareness of different media agendas
Social media savvy
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