• Sixteen teens participated in the 2019 Donald W. Carson Journalism Diversity Workshop for Arizona High School Students. 


  • 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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  • 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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  • Four students "crushed it" with their Arizona Daily Star product projects, says Prof. Mike McKisson. (From left) Ava Garcia and Rocky Baier created "Tu Salud Tucson," a bilingual mobile health website, and Erin Thomson and Phillip Bramwell made “Tucson Access Guide," an app for people with physical disabilities.


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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.


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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