Photojournalism Careers & Outcomes

  • Where Photojournalism Journalism Alumni Work

    MSUM alumni find great success and joy in their careers. Whether documenting hard-hitting news in a major metropolis, revolutionizing sports coverage or rubbing elbows in Hollywood, our alumni practicing photojournalism are well known for what they do, and do their jobs exceedingly well.

    Prestigious alumni accolades include Eric Blumer being named National TV News Photographer of the Year in 2004, alumnus David Plakos winning nine National Primetime Emmy Awards, and still another alumnus Bob Mikkelson selected to the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2016. Here’s where several alumni work:

    • Photojournalist, Forum Communications
    • Photojournalist, KARE 11 TV, Twin Cities
    • Photojournalist, WCCO-TV, Twin Cities
    • Photojournalist, KSTP-TV, Twin Cities
    • Photojournalist, KUSA-TV, Denver
    • Photojournalist, CBS 4, Denver
    • Master control operator/director, Valley News Live
    • Aerial photographer and owner, Winged Vision
    • Reporter/photographer, Associated Press, Prague, Czech Republic
    • Senior media producer, San Diego Zoo