• Renowned CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour has been named the 2019 winner of the Zenger Award for Press Freedom by the University of Arizona School of Journalism. She will be honored Friday, Sept. 20, at a public reception and lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott University Park Hotel. Tickets are now available.

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  • Undergraduate students now have a third option  — digital journalism — for earning a specialization on their transcripts and diplomas. "The digital specialization includes some amazing classes," said Professor Michael McKisson, who will teach a drone course. Majors also can specialize in broadcast or global journalism.  


  • The school welcomes new professors Jéssica Retis (left) and Ruxandra Guidi. “Jéssica has conducted ground-breaking research” and plans to start a bilingual journalism program at UA, while Guidi will advise Arizona Sonora News and “is a gifted storyteller who works across platforms,” Director Carol Schwalbe said. 


  • Jasmine Demers, Marissa Heffernan, Alec White and Jessica Suriano captured top honors May 8 at the University of Arizona School of Journalism’s 53nd Just Desserts student awards celebration at the Arizona Historical Society.

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Student Spotlight


Welcome to the UA School of Journalism, a nationally accredited program focusing solely on journalism.

The School of Journalism prepares students to face the complex challenges confronting journalists in the 21st century, in print, broadcast and online media, and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in and out of the classroom. Skilled professors with real-word experience mentor students in up-to-date labs, small classes, and hands-on projects that result in professional-quality publication.


Retis, Guidi join faculty
New faculty members Jéssica Retis and Ruxandra Guidi are committed to diversity and helping develop... read more
Verwys captures AEJMC award for gender pay gap story
Recent graduate Jamie Verwys' story on lower salaries for women in university leadership roles took... read more
Tarquinio wins AEJMC award for business story
University of Arizona School of Journalism student Shayne Tarquinio’s profile of the Raging Sage... read more


Contact Us


By mail
School of Journalism
P.O.Box 210158B
Tucson, AZ 85721

Physical location
Marshall Building Room 334
southwest corner of Park Avenue
and Second Street
Tel: (520) 621-7556
Fax: (520) 621-7557