Digital journalism majors will learn the bedrock skills of news reporting and writing and acquire the technical capacity to apply them in the rapidly changing world of print, broadcast, and web journalism. Students will complement the hands-on skills training with in-depth study of media law, history, theory, criticism, and ethics.

This course of study will prepare students for careers in the media and also provide the background in critical thinking, problem solving, and clear writing necessary for success in a wide range of other careers or graduate programs.

Digital journalism majors learn the basic skills of news reporting and writing and acquire the technical capacity to apply them in the rapidly changing world of print, broadcast and web journalism.

Career Opportunities

Digital journalism prepares students through:

  • New analysis, interviewing, reporting and writing skills
  • Multimedia design and production skills
  • Creative and problem-solving skills

These journalism skills students develop what employers call “transferable skills”—the ability to:

  • Work well with others
  • Think critically
  • Learn quickly
  • Ask the right questions.

And their technical skills are good, too, giving Dominican students an edge in a crowded job market.

The skills acquired in the communication majors will prepare students for ethical, informed and rewarding careers in journalism and beyond. Their education will give them the insights they need to serve their respective audiences and to help create a more just world.

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