About the Journalism Program
Follow a Hot Lead on a Career in Journalism
Step into the fast-paced world of journalism, news and multimedia production. Our journalism program offers technical training in reporting and nonfiction storytelling across multiple platforms: print, photography, video, audio, social media, and digital media production. Learn how to develop storytelling techniques and think critically in real-world settings including running our award-winning campus newspaper, The Corsair.
You will start with courses in journalism history, media law and ethics, which lay the foundation for more advanced studies in news writing and reporting. Faculty, including industry professionals, train you on how to develop story ideas, source leads, report and produce stories in the appropriate format. We provide many opportunities for you to practice news writing, interviewing, reporting, editing, and even photojournalism. Our program prepares you for roles including reporter, correspondent, editor, copywriter and broadcast technician.
Offers networking events for public relations professionals and students.
Promotes recognition and advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. It offers internships, networking, scholarships and other opportunities for journalism students.
Supports Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and provides encouragement, information, advice and scholarship assistance to Asian American and Pacific Islander students who aspire to professional journalism careers.
Provides networking, scholarships, internships, training, and other resources.
Promotes the advancement and growth of women – both student and professional – in sports media.
Provides networking, critiques, and awards to professional and student photographers and photojournalists.
Committed to fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues. The LA chapter focuses on professional and student development. It offers mixers, panel discussions, and other events.
Hosts networking mixers, advocates for government openness, provides scholarships for journalism students.
Dedicated to the nourishment and recognition of talent, as well as working to preserve the right to a free press.
Committed to providing a community for online journalists, and to promoting fairness in online journalism. Offers networking events, training, and internships.