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James Dyer

Assistant Professor & Chair of Journalism

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7352

jsdyer@​knox.edu

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As a Knox College graduate, you will be well prepared for a wide range of endeavors. Knox alumni currently working in the field of journalism include:

Senior UX Architect, Pegasystems. Levi Flair '11, Self-Designed Major in Visual Communication.

Anchor/Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist, KVIA-TV. Andrew Polk '11, Journalism Minor.

Content & Community Engagement Manager, Green House Data. Joe Kozlowicz '11, Journalism Minor.

Market Research Analyst, American Medical Association. Andrea Houlihan '11, Self-Designed Major in Journalism.

Graphic Designer and Owner, JMDesign. Jen Milius '10, Self-Designed Major in Visual Communication. Portland, Oregon.

Editor & Writer, Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review. Laura Miller '10. Chicago, Illinois.

Reporter, Harrisburg Patriot-News. Chris Mouzakitis '10. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Lead Facilitator: UX Virtual, Designation. Deana Rutherford '09, Journalism Minor.

Publishing Production Coordinator, McMaster-Carr Supply Company. Jacqueline Henrickson '09, Journalism Minor. Chicago, Illinois.

Dog Trainer, Anything Is Pawzible. Bill Mayeroff '07, Self-Designed Major in Journalism.

Freelance Photojournalist. Farah Ahed '07. Karachi, Pakistan.

Wisconsin Football Beat Reporter, Land of 10. Jesse Temple '06, Journalism Minor.

Project Manager, Pearson. Cigi Ross '06, Journalism Minor.

Producer/Reporter, Chicago Public Radio. Alex Keefe '06, Journalism Minor.

Senior Web Strategist, Northern Illinois University. Donald Forti '06, Anthropology & Sociology and Political Science Major.

Project Editor, Buckle Down Publishing. Kris Bjork '04. Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

News Anchor, KMBC Channel 9. Lara Moritz '90, Creative Writing Major. Kansas City, Missouri.

Senior Editor, DNAinfo. David Newbart '90, Political science Major. Chicago, Illinois.

Director/Writer, Flight 33 Productions. Gabriel Rotello '74, History Major. Los Angeles, California. Winner of the 2001 Alumni Achievement Award.

Reporter and Former Bureau Chief, New York Times. Barry Bearak '71, Political Science major. Winner of Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting and George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting.

Syndicated Columnist, "Workwise" and President, Executive Directions International, Inc. Dr. Mildred L. Culp '71, English major.

Independent Writer/Author, Former Syndicated Financial Columnist, Chicago Tribune. William E. Barnhart '68, English Major.

Correspondent (Retired), ABC Television News. Robert J. Jamieson '65. Winner of an Emmy Award.

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$50,654

Estimated Salary of Alumni with Journalism Degrees

Top Job Titles of Journalism Alumni

  1. Reporter
  2. Account Executive
  3. Attorney
  4. Co-Editor
  5. Marketing Assistant
  6. Administrative Assistant

40%

Journalism Alumni Working in Related Field

Top Occupations of Journalism Alumni

  1. Journalists
  2. Public Relations Managers
  3. Public Relations Specialists
  4. Computer Support Specialists
  5. Editors
  6. Sales Representatives
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Printed on Monday, January 24, 2022