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You want to make an impact by telling people about the world around us. Today's journalist needs to work in all formats, and our multiplatform journalism program will get you there. 

A good journalist knows how to research, write and report, but some stories demand more. A day in the life of a reporter can involve creating a Facebook live video, writing your story for the web, shooting and editing photos/video, as well as filing the final package of your story. 

As a Bachelor of Arts in journalism major, you're in for some intense classes in writing, editing, multimedia, video production, newsgathering and reporting, among other electives to further your program of study.

Beginning day one, you have access to our state-of-the art facilities and the opportunity to join any of the student-run media outlets/organizations

Point Point Park University School of Communication students attended the annual Broadcast Education Association conference and National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas April 7-10.

School of Communication students attended the annual Broadcast Education Association conference and National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas.

Course Offerings

You will receive a well-rounded education through Point Park's core curriculum and classes in your major. Some of the courses in the journalism major include:

  • Journalistic Writing & Editing
  • Broadcast News Writing
  • Video Production & Editing
  • Newsgathering & Reporting
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Graphic Design I
  • Intro to Photojournalism
  • Broadcast Reporting
  • Multiplatform Magazine Reporting 
  • Intro to Digital Photography
  • Media Ethics and Responsibility
  • Editing and Producing the News
  • Electives to further your program of study

Faculty bring industry experience to the classroom

School of Communication faculty members are proven professionals with connections to top media and communication organizations.

Meet the faculty
Pictured is Bill Moushey
FACULTY SPOTLIGHT
  • Worked professionally as an investigative journalist for more than 38 years
  • A Pulitzer-Prize finalist who has won numerous awards for his reporting and an author of two non-fiction books: Game Over: Jerry Sandusky, Penn State, and the Culture of Silence and Never Give Up
  • Teaches journalism classes

Career Options

Graduates will be well-equipped with the core skills essential to any career in journalism - television, radio, print, web, etc. — and prepared to handle any other beat upon graduation, such as:

  • Broadcast Reporter
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Multimedia Journalist
  • Data Journalist
  • Entrepreneurial Journalist
  • Web Content Editor
  • Photojournalist
  • Website Host

Alumni success

Learn about where our graduates have gone on to build their careers.

More profiles
Pictured is Brittany Lauffer. Submitted photo
Deputy Director of Communications, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Pictured is Josh Croup.
Anchor/Reporter, WDTV

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