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, a face-to-face masters degree, a fully-online masters degree, and a graduate certificate in food writing and photography. Undergraduate students can also minor in Journalism and Media Studies.
Andrew Thornhill, a nationally-recognized expert on broadcast and digital media, will discuss digital technology and storytelling. He’ll touch on the FCC spectrum auction, ATSC 3.0 and digital channels. The event will include opportunities to learn how to tell stories and be heard all across the digital world. Mr. Thornhill has traveled to many universities in […]
In late spring 2014, the Department of Journalism and Media Studies cooperated with the Office of University advancement to develop a new website template for other departments in the College of Arts and Sciences at USF St. Petersburg. The website features WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) functionality and uses WordPress as its […]