Communications & Digital Media

Communication is the key to maintaining strong relationships—in both your personal and professional life. Maintaining effective communications through multiple channels has never been more important. Regardless of the platform, business leaders need to understand how advances in digital media are shaping their industry. Here, we’ve provided relevant articles, tips, interviews, and how-to guides to help you apply these new strategies to your daily communications.

January 29, 2021

How to Leverage your ePortfolio after Graduation

Alumna Jessica Kline, CPS’19, discusses how she leveraged her ePortfolio post-graduation.


January 14, 2021

How Stories Create Experiences and Make Careers

Dawn Rutledge, a 2012 alumna, describes three stops along her communications journey and shares advice for communicators at the beginning of their careers.


January 6, 2021

Why Communicators Should Measure what Matters

Learn about communication measurement and why the ability to demonstrate communication's impact is key to career advancement in a digital era.


July 6, 2020

Tips for Starting a Video Game Development or Design Career

Establishing a career as a video game designer or developer can be challenging. Here are some tips that can help you get started.


December 12, 2019

12 Communication Skills That Will Advance Your Career

Looking to advance up the corporate ladder? Developing strong corporate communication skills can help you reach your personal and professional goals.


December 5, 2019

How to Develop an Internal Communication Strategy

Companies typically spend more money and time on communicating with customers than they do with employees, but a strong internal communications plan is critical for success.


November 12, 2019

How to Improve Cross-Cultural Communication in the Workplace

Learn how you can improve cross-cultural communication in the workplace and why doing so is important to organizational success.


October 16, 2019

Collaborative Leadership: What It Is & Why It’s Important

Uncover the ways collaborative leadership can positively impact an organization, then learn how to apply these skills to your workplace with a master’s degree in communications from Northeastern.


October 7, 2019

How to Motivate Employees: 5 Data-Backed Tips for Managers

Disengaged employees are bad for morale—and the bottom line. Here are 5 tips that will help managers communicate more effectively to motivate employees.


September 20, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Ed Powers

Learn more about Ed Powers, Professor of Practice for Northeastern's MS in Corporate and Organizational Communications in the College of Professional Studies.