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USC Annenberg Dean: PR Students Face Better Job Prospects

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Ernest Wilson III, Dean of USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, offered encouraging news on the PR job front this week.

Wilson reported that graduating students at the Annenberg School specializing in PR faced better job prospects that their counterparts in related fields. During his trip to New York, he plans to meet with the CEOs of seven of the largest PR firms.

He was speaking at SUNY’s Levin Institute in New York on Wednesday evening in a discussion moderated by Levin’s President, Garrick Utley [pictured right].

Editor’s note: This post was written by Nancy Lazarus, consultant and new contributor to PRNewser. Her professional background is in research and writing. Most recently she worked at Nielsen Business Media on their media, entertainment, travel and design brands, including the company’s magazines, websites, events and trade shows.

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