What can you do with a journalism degree? Almost anything! You'll gain skills in evaluating information, storytelling, and cutting-edge technology, such as drone videography.

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Journalism student using drones

"You get incredible hands on, real-world experience. Every class that you are in, you are out there doing journalism. And the stories you do for class have the potential to change the world."

–Mike McKisson, Associate Professor

Alumni Profiles

In these challenging times, journalism matters more than ever. Meet some of our alums who are making a difference, including Kristan Obeng ('19, M.A.), who is a reporter for Lansing State Journal in Michigan.


Explore Our Students' Work

El Inde is the school's online platform covering southern Arizona. Students produce storytelling for readers and media outlets, including a recent project in Patagonia.

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Zenger Award for Press Freedom

Since 1954, the school has honored journalists who fight for freedom of the press and the people's right to know. The 2019 recipient was CNN's Christiane Amanpour, who gave an inspiring speech along with Junior Zenger Award winner Hilde Lysiak.