What We Should Know About The Entrepreneurial Opportunities In Mass Communication

What We Should Know About The Entrepreneurial Opportunities In Mass Communication

Mass communication, as a career, involves communicating to a large group of people through various sources such as newspapers, magazines, radio, Television, films, advertisements, and public relations.

All the career options of Mass Communication related jobs are about meeting tight deadlines. It has a widespread opportunities that one can delve into depending how professional one is.

As a graduate of the course, you must be efficient and skillful in any field you find yourself. Below are the entrepreneurial opportunities in Mass Communication.

1. Freelance Journalist/Reporter, you have the chance of being freelancer within the confines of your room reporting independently.

You work as a freelance reporter, reporting designated beats, government agencies or private companies.

2. Photographer/Photojournalist, use cameras and photography equipment to take pictures of people, places and objects for organizations or individuals.

Photographers usually specialize in one or more areas, such as weddings, photojournalism, wildlife and more. In most cases photographers need to supply their own equipment.

3. Graphic Designer, with the knowledge in Mass Communication Graphic Design, you can use software to create customized graphics for websites, advertisements, and other digital and printed materials.

You may help companies develop their logos and other branding collateral within the confines of your room.

4. Social Media Specialist, with the knowledge received in Multimedia and Online Journalism in Mass Communication you can use marketing strategies to build and manage a following platforms:

Such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp and more.

Typically, they work on behalf of organizations or public figures. It can be done within the comfort of your room.

5. Videographer, you can be a self employed videographer. Using filming equipment to capture objects or images for advertising, marketing or educational purposes.

They also use editing software to create professional quality video footage.

6. Tutor, you can visit students at their homes, or at another locations such as library or school, to conduct lessons and assist students in improving their academic performance in one or more.

Subjects like English Language, Literature, Government, Civic Education, Social Studies, etc.

7. Transcriptionists, transcriptionist listens to live or recorded speech and transcribe it into text using proper grammar and syntax. They may work directly for businesses or contract with a transcription service.

8. Event Planner, event management firms are growing day by day. A Mass Communication graduate can work for an event management company as an event planner or manager.

He may set up his own firm handling events too. It is a high paying industry. You can also be a Master of Ceremony (MC).

9. Content Writer, lecturers of Mass Communication teach their students on how to write for online, print and broadcast.

Content writers write for blogs, articles, content for websites, and other areas. It can be done within the confines of your room.

10. Publisher/Broadcast Station CEO, as a Mass Communication graduate you can be a publisher of a newspaper, magazine, book, or CEO of radio station, television, etc. And employ others to work for you.

11. Advertiser, you can establish your own advertising agency where you will plan advert for various media outfits or serve as an agent. This will create employment for others.

Advertising is a lucrative business and a financial hub of every media organization.

Conclusively, there is no limitation to what Mass Communication graduates can do beyond these.

By Ukachi Christian Sochima

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