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Communication and Media Studies Career Opportunities

The Communication and Media Studies major prepares students for careers in some of the fastest growing sectors of the local and national economy.

Atlanta: The Place for Communication and Media Professionals

  • Home to major employers like Turner Broadcasting, Cumulus Media, Tyler Perry Studios, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, UPS, and Delta 
  • One of the top five cities in the US for media jobs (The Balance) 
  • Dozens of public relations firms in the metro area (Clutch) 
  • 80 radio stations within listening range of the city (Radio-Locator) 
  • Over 3,200 full time positions at the top 50 advertising and marketing firms in Atlanta (AJC) 
  • More than 150 recording studios and 20,000 jobs in the music industry (GDEcD) 
  • Over 2,000 film and television production-related companies (GDEcD)
  • Atlanta is home to 18 Fortune 500 companies and a hub of international business.