If you see yourself as a non-fiction storyteller whose passion is to educate and engage an audience with words, sound and visuals, there’s a career in broadcast and digital journalism for you.

Our alumni work or have worked in:

  • Network news operations such as CBS and CNN
  • Local newsrooms across the country, from NYC to LA and everywhere in between
  • International news media such as the Shanghai Media Group
  • Sports media such as ESPN, MSG, Comcast, NFL Films, NBA Entertainment

They work as:

  • Anchors—news and sports
  • On-air reporters—news and sports
  • Producers—news, sports and web
  • Multimedia journalists
  • Writers—news, sports and web
  • Meteorologists (after completing additional training)

Additionally, some graduates have put their broadcast and digital journalism training to good use in careers such as:

  • Law
  • Public relations
  • Magazine and other journalism fields
Barbara Fought

Featured Faculty

Barbara Fought

Associate Professor Broadcast & Digital Journalism Also teaches in: Communications@Syracuse (online)

Barbara Croll Fought (rhymes with "boat") has taught at the Newhouse School since 1993, leading classes in radio and television writing, reporting and producing, and communications law. What she loves about being a faculty member is teaching. She is proud to have received the Teaching Excellence Award from the class of 1995 and been named, in 2013, the Laura and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence, the university’s highest teaching distinction.

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