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Professional Journalists, Real-World Results

The University of Cincinnati Department of Journalism offers comprehensive journalism education in an urban environment with experiential learning opportunities and individualized relationships with faculty mentors.

UC graduates work or have worked at numerous news organizations throughout the country, including USA Today, the Associated Press, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, Newsday, The Plain Dealer, Indianapolis Star, Columbus Dispatch, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Detroit News, Akron Beacon Journal, Cincinnati Business Courier, San Antonio Business Journal, Dayton Business Journal, as well as magazines, television stations, public relations and marketing agencies, and non-profits.

They are reporters, photographers and editors. They work in social media and digital media. They are newsroom and media industry leaders. Take a look at just some of our success stories across national media outlets.

Our goal is to prepare students for full-time positions after graduation through course offerings in  hard news, feature writing, investigative reporting, photojournalism, entrepreneurship, political reporting, visual storytelling, international field work, sports reporting, broadcast news, and social media allow students to customize their skill sets and direct their own career paths in modern news media.

In the City of Cincinnati, an active media market, students can explore and report stories from a vibrant urban landscape with diverse audiences and cultures.

Students have multiple experiential learning opportunities year round with professional internships, student media and hands-on Journalism classes.

 

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USA TODAY: Fact check: Identical injured dog posts are a viral...

October 21, 2022

UC social media expert cited in USA Today explains how social media posts can be replicated to see who might be vulnerable to sad stories such as a dog getting hit by a car. Use caution and verify posts through outside sources, says Jeffery Blevins, professor and head of UC's Department of Journalism.

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    Films: "Almost Famous", "Shattered Glass", and "The Post" with Q&A discussion following the film with Jeff Blevins, head of the Department of Journalism at UC. 
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  • UC Journalism to induct Beryl Love and William Strunk, Jr. into its Hall of Fame as the Class of 2019
    The University of Cincinnati Department of Journalism will induct Beryl Love and William Strunk, Jr. into its Hall of Fame on April 5, 2019.
  • Sharing stories
    Inspired by the book “The Other UC and Me: Editing the Sixties,” former editors of The News Record from the 1960s to present recall their experiences at the University of Cincinnati’s student newspaper.
  • Bearcats bring home 2018 Pulitzer Prize
    Thirteen journalists with ties to the University of Cincinnati are part of The Cincinnati Enquirer’s award-winning team of more than 60 reporters, photographers and videographers to win the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting.
  • Taft's Newest Addition: The Journalism Department
    The Taft Center’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to make the Journalism Department one of its humanities departments.

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