The U.S. Based VOA TV journalist “Arash Sigarchi” in the picture
Journalism grads already have an understanding of how the media operates, they should know how to tell a story, and they have a strong sense of how to engage specific audiences. These qualities often make journalists a great fit for public relations careers. While the workload can be intense, PR professionals generally work normal business hours – a stark contrast from the 24/7 news grind – and many become their own bosses if they launch their own firms. Plus, public relations is a growing industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.