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.


Symphoni Media Seeks Paid Digital Marketing Intern

Salary Range: $8.00/hr. Job Type: Part-Time Internship, Fall 2015 (20 to 30 Hours/Per Week) Reports To: Content Marketing Strategist Symphoni Media is looking for an optimistic, passionate, and dedicated Marketing Intern to join our team in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in […]


Academy Prep Seeks Marketing Intern

Summary: Creates marketing materials for development purposes, public relations purposes, and recruitment. Duties: Develop video stories about Academy Prep students, families, and supporters in varying lengths (under 30 seconds for social media; 3-5 minutes for events) Research and write articles for monthly newsletter Identify community populations not aware of Academy Prep and develop communications strategies […]

  • Neighbors

    Neighbors is built and maintained by students and faculty of the Neighborhood News Bureau through our field location in Midtown St. Petersburg.

  • Undergraduate & Graduate Programs

    All programs allow for individually tailored approaches to journalism studies to accommodate the varied backgrounds and interests of our students.

    The programs stress intellectually stimulating seminar-style classes taught by professors and part-time faculty with strong academic credentials and professional experience. Skills classes admit no more than 20 students.

  • Food Writing & Photography Graduate Certificate

    With a graduate certificate in Food Writing and Photography from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, you’ll be equipped to handle culinary media in whatever field benefits you. Writers, reporters, photographers, marketers, entrepreneurs and industry professionals all have something to gain.