THE DEPARTMENT OF
JOURNALISM AND MEDIA STUDIES
At the USF St. Petersburg Department of Journalism and Media Studies, we’re dedicated to educating journalists and professional communicators who can report and interpret news and information with skill, responsibility and social consciousness. We stress innovative, community-oriented coverage of public life, seeking out news and issues that touch the lives of ordinary citizens. We embrace the world of digital communication, where everyone is both a consumer and producer of content. Our coursework encompasses theory, law and ethics alongside visual communication, technology and community engagement.
The department offers an undergraduate degree, an on-campus masters degree, a fully-online masters degree, and a graduate certificate in food writing and photography. Undergraduate students may also minor in Journalism and Media Studies.
By Rosie Lee, Digital Journalism and Design Program Michael Butler, a junior in the JMS program, has been selected as the first recipient of the Stephen Noble Internship at WUSF Public Media beginning in fall 2014. The mentorship allows Butler the opportunity to research, write, and produce news for radio under the tutelage of the […]