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.
- Brande Victorian, senior entertainment editor, Essence Communications
- Lance Lambert, editorial director of Fortune Education
- Meghan Malas, education data journalist, Fortune
- Bethany Cianciolo, opinion editor, CNN Business ·
- Saleha Mohsin, senior Washington correspondent, Bloomberg
- Ray Locker, formerly Washington Enterprise editor at USA TODAY
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.