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.

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Starting Salaries

Avg. 

760000

Min. 

419000

Max. 

2000000

Employment Outlook

  • 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.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication /BA Hons.(English/Mass Comunication) f

  • Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication

Soft Skills

  • Communication skills 

  •  Interpersonal skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Initiative

  • Creativity

  • Knowledge and research

  • Multi-tasking in a high-pressure work environment

  • Attention to detail

  • Strategic thinking

  • Decision Maker

Technical Skills

  • IT skills 

  • Ability to prioritize and plan effectively

  • Awareness of different media agendas

  • Relationship-building skills

  • Social media savvy

  • International mindset

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