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Telling Stories in a New Way

You already know the ins and outs of blogging, creating content and leveraging social media. Turn your passion into a career at Point Park University's Center for Media Innovation gaining hands-on experience in the:

  • Video studio: Report live on breaking news for U-View or assist in the taping of show for a local TV station.
  • Radio studio: Broadcast live on WPPJ or run a podcast for local media professionals or a national show.
  • Photography studio: Create authentic portraits in an ideal space, equipped with ceiling grids and the latest lighting technology.
  • Multimedia newsroom: Collaborate with fellow journalists, writers, photographers, graphic designers, social media strategists and web developers to tell your story.
  • Presentation and gallery space: Showcase your creative work and view the work of others, including notable visiting artists.

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CMI 2021 Annual Report


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An Innovative Networking Place for Media Professionals 

The center also serves as a resource for professional journalists, providing networking opportunities and a working space. Learn more about resources for professionals

An Informative Showcase for the Community

Additionally, the center welcomes the public inside to take an active role in media discussions during community events.

Media Partnerships

Pittsburgh Media Partnership

A grant-funded initiative to connect journalists working in Pittsburgh and the surrounding river valley communities — helping them find new resources to support good journalism. 

McKeesport Community Newsroom

An initiative of the Center for Media Innovation, it supports citizen journalism and storytelling by residents of the Mon Valley’s largest city and surrounding areas. 

Unabridged Press/All Abilities Media

An initiative to enable people with disabilities to host podcasts, work in newsrooms, serve in marketing and other media-related roles.

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Bringing Industry Experience to the Center

As director of the Center for Media Innovation, Andrew Conte brings with him decades of experience as an award-winning investigative journalist, teacher and writer. His latest column, On Media, is featured on NEXTpittsburgh.

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Pictured is Andrew Conte. Photo | Hannah Johnston
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The Center's Innovative Staff

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