Career Community: Journalism, Sports, Entertainment and Production

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Journalism, Sports, Entertainment and Production

Journalism, Sports, Entertainment, and Production is a career community that encompasses every facet of the entertainment industry at the local, regional, and national levels. The most common careers in the this cluster can be broken down into production or direction, business or management, artistic performance, writing and editing, and a variety of sports industry jobs. Connect with your Career Coach for personalized advice!

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Personal or general interests that indicate this community might be a good fit:
Sports, movies, TV, theater, writing, media, politics, fashion, reading, acting, podcasts, video games, community activism

Industries in which
you might seek employment
after graduation:

 

Careers you might consider
after graduation:

  • Television
  • Movie Industry
  • Digital Media
  • Theater
  • Sports
  • Print media
  • Event production
  • Fashion
  • Entertainment
  • Journalism
 
  • Writer
  • Gameday operations
  • Acting
  • Podcast engineer/producer
  • Video game designer
  • TV Producer
  • Journalist
  • Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Copy Editor
  • Fashion Designer
  • Talent manager
  • Play-by-Play Announcer

Meet Your Career Coach:

Erin McAlhaney, Career Coach

Erin McAlhaney, M.Ed. (she/her/hers)

Career Coach
(614) 247-9187
McAlhaney.1@osu.edu

Erin joined Career Success in August of 2021. While she is originally from the Chicago suburbs Erin has called Ohio home for the past 6 years now. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education focused on Sport Industry from The Ohio State University in 2019 and her Master of Education in College Student Personnel from Ohio University in 2021. Erin is passionate about all things leadership, sport, and career development, and is dedicated to helping Buckeyes connect their passions to their careers.

 

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Jobs and Internships for members of this Career Community


Guides and tip sheets you'll find useful:

  1. Jobs in the Sports Industry

  2. Resume tips for student athletes

  3. Creating an online portfolio

  4. Responding to Salary offers

  5. Building a professional presence online


Helpful Links for Members of this Career Community

Journalism, Sports, Entertainment and Production

Backstage.com
Source for behind-the-scenes jobs in the Live Entertainment Industry

JournalismJobs.com
JournalismJobs.com is the largest and most-visited resource for journalism jobs, and receives between 2.5 to 3 million page views a month.

Freelance Writing
Deliver daily and real-time freelance writing jobs for freelance writers.

Ohio Broadcast Jobs
Site is operated by the Ohio Association of Broadcasters

Publishers Marketplace
The “definitive source for jobs in publishing.”

Publishers Weekly
The Job Zone page posts a large variety of jobs in publishing across the country.

TeamWork Online
Resources for job seekers pursuing a career in sports or live events. Job seekers can apply for jobs and network with professionals.

ESPN Careers
Online job board for ESPN.

Work In Sports
For over 10 years, WorkInSports.com has worked with thousands of employers, establishing a reputation of providing the most current and comprehensive job board in the sports industry.

Casino Careers
Learn about positions with  gaming/hospitality  companies, tribal enterprises, regulatory agencies, and vendors/suppliers in the U.S. and worldwide.

Mediabistro
Find jobs in social media, publishing, advertising, PR, and television, along with career-related advice articles.

EntertainmentCareers
Entertainment Jobs in film Television music animation Studios Networks: Disney, Fox, New Line, Paramount, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros. more.

The Ultimate American Sport Industry Job Board
The Sport Management Hub is a one-stop-shop for sport business jobs, resources and marketing services.

NCAA Job Board
Find careers in college athletic on the NCAA job board.


Industry Connections for Journalism, Sports, Entertainment and Production

If you're an employer that is interested in recruiting from this population of students at The Ohio State University, we've made it easy for you! Director of Industry Connections Scott Kustis is your point of contact. Scott can help you explore our Career Fairs and Expos, our signature programs, and develop a recruiting strategy to hire from the high-caliber and diverse population of students and recent alumni.

Director of Industry Connections, Scott Kustis (headshot)

Scott Kustis, MBA

Director, Industry Connections
(614) 292-6961
kustis.1@osu.edu

Scott joined the Center for Career and Professional Success in October 2005 as a career prep advisor, and eventually moving into an assistant director role. In this role, Scott advised students on ways to build their resumes and professional competencies. He also coordinated the annual Ohio State Spring Career Fair, and served as the manager for employer relations.

In August 2018, Scott was appointed to the newly established role of Director of Industry Connections. In this role, Scott leads his team as they build relationships with businesses and brands interested in hiring high caliber and diverse talent, ready to help organizations tackle their 21st century challenges.