Journalism, Sports, Entertainment and Production iconJournalism, 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:

Mark Runco, Career Coach (headshot)Mark Runco, MS

Career Coach
(614) 292-4924 

A native Pittsburgher, Mark has been working at Ohio State since 2014 and joined the Arts and Science Center for Career and Professional Success in 2020. He earned his B.S. in Communication, Public Relations from Slippery Rock University. After working in the Sports Industry, he returned to school and received his M.S. in Organizational Leadership. Mark is enthusiastic to share his story and experiences with OSU students to help them create their own professional path.

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

Variety Media Careers
Resource for film, TV,  music and digital entertainment careers

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

Find paid internships, part-time jobs and entry-level opportunities at thousands of startups and Fortune 500s. 

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, resrouces and marketing services.

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! Assistant Director of Industry Connections Hope Brinkmeier is your point of contact. Hope 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.

Randy DineenRandy Dineen, MA

Assistant Director, Industry Connections

Randy joined The College of Arts and Sciences Career Success in September of 2007 as a career coach, transitioning to the Industry Connections team as an Assistant Director in 2018. In this new position, Randy builds relationships with businesses and brands, and helps connect them with the high caliber and diverse talent available in the College of Arts and Sciences.