Whether focusing on breaking news, in-depth reporting, sports, or arts and entertainment, journalism involves the craft of storytelling. Anderson University’s journalism major emphasizes telling stories with clarity and purpose, in a variety of media.
At Anderson University, our journalism degree is guided by high ethical standards to seek truth, craft compelling stories, and explore various types of media delivery for breaking news. At Anderson University, you will learn the technical writing and production skills you need to excel in a communications career.
- Choose a 4-year degree in journalism
- Select a 30-hour complementary major in journalism, alongside another major
- Add an 18-hour journalism minor to your primary program of study
- An internship is required in both the complementary (30-hour) and full (42-hour) journalism majors.
- Writing for the Media
- Visual Communication
- Digital Production Techniques in Journalism and Public Relations
- Advanced Newswriting and Reporting
- Advanced Features and Magazine Writing
- Communication Design
- Communicating through Social Media
Anderson University’s official student newspaper, the Andersonian, produces online news, feature stories, video newscasts, and audio pieces. The weekly newscast, sponsored by the Folgate Agency, features news and sports headlines and has led to national and statewide recognition through the College Media Association, the Indiana Collegiate Press Association, the Sports Video Group, and the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Paid staff positions offer students a chance to develop their reporting, writing, editing, design, photography, leadership, and management skills.
Graduates with journalism, writing, production and storytelling skills find jobs in a variety of areas, including:
- Traditional Print
- Broadcast & Online News
- Sports Information
- Public Relations
- Other Associated Fields
ALUMNI WORKING IN THE MEDIA
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