Master of Arts (MA)
Semester of Degree Completion
Frank E. Parcells
This study examines public information as a profession by surveying professionals at the management level in state government. Respondents provided data which was analyzed using content analysis, paired correlation, univariate statistics, and phenomenology. Results reveal a general theme involving journalism. Respondents indicated a background (educational and occupational) in journalism is the most important aspect in a public information career. This study provides average ages, dominant gender, salary figures, specific educational preparation advice, and advice for getting into and achieving in the public information field.
Forney, Elizabeth C., "A Career Profile in Public Information" (1990). Masters Theses. 2294.