What can you do with a bachelor's or master's degree in journalism? 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

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Explore Our Students' Work

El Inde is the school's online platform covering southern Arizona. Students produce storytelling for readers and media outlets. Their latest work is available now online.

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Hall of Fame

From Pulitzer Prize winners to trailblazing faculty, 14 individuals and two couples are part of the School of Journalism's Hall of Fame, including NBC "Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie. Read her N.Y. Times profile.



In these challenging times, journalism matters more than ever. Meet six of our grads making a difference, including Ernesto Romero of KYMA-TV in Yuma. And watch five of our alums give job advice to students.


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 2021 recipient is the Committee to Protect Journalists. Joel Simon, CPJ outgoing executive director, accepted the award. Watch a video of the ceremony, Prof. Michael McKisson's "state of the school" speech and Prof. Maggy Zanger's Q&A with Simon.



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