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List of famous people who majored in journalism, including photos when available. This list of famous journalism majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in journalism. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in journalism you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

This list contains people like Brad Pitt and Olivia Munn.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were journalism majors?" and "Which famous people studied journalism?"
Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Academy Award nominations in acting categories, and received two further Academy Award nominations, winning one, for productions of his film production company ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Inglourious Basterds, Fight Club, World War Z, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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#23 on The Best Actors Working Today

#22 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#7 on The Best Actors to Start Their Careers on Soaps

#44 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska, from 2006 to her resignation in 2009. As the Republican Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 Presidential election, alongside Arizona Senator John McCain, she was the first ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Sandpoint, Idaho, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Commentator, Basketball player, Politician Television producer, + more

Credits: Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, Sarah Palin's Alaska, Big Miracle, The Corrupt Bastards Club

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#10 on The Best Saturday Night Live Characters of All Time

#43 on The Best Political Nicknames

#23 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#29 on The Best Secret Service Code Names

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Olivia Munn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Lisa Olivia Munn is an American actress, model, television personality and author. She began her career being credited as Lisa Munn. Since 2006, she has been using the name Olivia Munn personally and professionally. Born in Oklahoma City, Munn spent her childhood in Tokyo and Oklahoma City among ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Model, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Attack of the Show!, Magic Mike, Iron Man 2, Deliver Us from Evil

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#27 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#15 on The Greatest Daily Show Correspondents of All Time

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Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Parvati Shallow is a television personality and was the $1,000,000 winner of the reality television series Survivor: Micronesia. She had previously competed in Survivor: Cook Islands where she placed sixth, and later was the runner-up in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. From July 5, 2011 to December ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Vero Beach, Florida, United States of America

Profession: Professional Boxer

Credits: Survivor, Survivor After Show, Into the Blue 2: The Reef, Around the World for Free

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#1 on The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

#1 on The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is an American actor and filmmaker. Washington has received much critical acclaim for his film work since the 1990s, including his portrayals of real-life figures such as South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Film Director

Credits: Training Day, American Gangster American Gangster, Man on Fire, Inside Man

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#7 on The Best Actors Working Today

#7 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#28 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#17 on The Best Living American Actors

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Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Michael Francis Moore is an American documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, author, journalist, actor, and liberal political activist. He is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush and the War on Terror, which is the highest-grossing ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Flint

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer Critic, + more

Credits: Bowling for Columbine, Sicko, Roger & Me, Fahrenheit 9/11

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#19 on Celebrities Who Should Run for President

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Meg Ryan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra, known professionally as Meg Ryan, is an American actress and film producer. After playing minor roles in film and television, Ryan's breakout role came with the female lead in When Harry Met Sally... in 1989. Over the next 15 years, she played leading roles in several ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Sleepless in Seattle, Anastasia, When Harry Met Sally..., You've Got Mail

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#49 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#17 on The Best Actors to Start Their Careers on Soaps

#34 on The Best Living American Actresses

#69 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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Marina Baker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People who Majored in Journalism
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Marina Augusta Pepper is an English Liberal Democrat local politician, journalist, children's book author and former model and actress. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for March 1987. ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Windsor, United Kingdom

Profession: Nude Glamour Model, Politician, Journalist, Model Author, + more

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