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Collaborate, Motivate, Inspire
Welcome to our innovative networking place for aspiring media professionals. We offer networking opportunities, a working space, and valuable resources tailored for journalists. Additionally, we encourage community engagement through informative events and discussions. Join us to expand your network, enhance your skills, and contribute to the media industry and society.


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.
  • Podcast 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.


News & Features 

CMI Annual Report 2023-2024


Reserve the Center for Media Innovation



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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The Center's Innovative Staff

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