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School of Journalism and Broadcasting

Various faculty interacting with studentsStudents working together Graduation CeremonyMany thanks to Jon Fleischaker and Kim Greene whose generosity to WKU brought SJ&B a visit from Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Colombian Journalist Jineth Bedoya, the first recipient of the Fleischaker/Greene Award for Courageous International Reporting. Participating in the award presentation are (from left) SJ&B Director Dr. Loup Langton, Kim Greene, WKU President Gary A. Ransdell, Jineth Bedoya and Jon Fleischaker.

Many thanks to Jon Fleischaker and Kim Greene whose generosity to WKU brought SJ&B a visit from Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Colombian Journalist Jineth Bedoya, the first recipient of the Fleischaker/Greene Award for Courageous International Reporting. Participating in the award presentation are (from left) SJ&B Director Dr. Loup Langton, Kim Greene, WKU President Gary A. Ransdell, Jineth Bedoya and Jon Fleischaker.

Photo by Photojournalism major Gabriel Scarlett


  

 

 


Our Focus Is Your Future

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting (SJ&B), accredited by ACEJMC, blends innovative education with emerging technology to prepare you for leadership in a changing media environment.

While you study in one of six majors or three minors – advertising, broadcasting, film, journalism, photojournalism or public relations – the school offers an overall experience to support your success.

  • SJ&B classes offer learning opportunities in digital technology and storytelling for all majors.

  • Four interactive user experience (IXD) classes are available.

  • Multimedia labs and HD studios are equipped with the technology and equipment needed to provide hands-on experience in all majors.

  • Your practical experience options are numerous. While studying, you are encouraged to seek internships or work study opportunities on and off campus with news publications, TV or radio outlets, advertising or public relations firms, not-for-profit organizations, or other business locations.

  • SJ&B student accomplishments earn distinctions from Hearst Journalism Awards, Advertising Federation, Associated Press, Broadcast Education Association, Professional Marketing Association, Public Relations Society of America, and Society of Professional Journalists.

  • Research students in SJ&B present at conferences and publish WKU Honors College theses.

  • You also can be active in one of seven student organizations related to your future career choice.

SJ&B’s focus on content, ethics and technology is built with your future career choice in mind. Remember, our focus is your future.

    

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