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Developed in close partnership with industry, the Mayborn School of Journalism curriculum gives students broad and diverse skills for work in multiple media platforms. Students develop the skills needed to analyze, evaluate and inform a global audience, as well as to consider the ethical implications of mass communication and its impact in today's world. Mayborn students have access to multimedia labs featuring state-of-the-art computers, software and video equipment. The school emphasizes curriculum and career advising and mentoring by professionally trained faculty and staff.
Our journalism concentrations — Broadcast and Digital, Print and Digital or Photojournalism — can prepare you for a career in reporting, writing, editing and photojournalism (video and photography) for the internet, television, newspapers, magazines and radio. With a strong focus on multi-platform journalism, Mayborn students gain hands-on experience as news reporters, sports reporters, writers, photojournalists, designers and editors for North Texas Daily, NTDaily.com and NTDaily TV.
Students receive comprehensive instruction from faculty with extensive professional experience in broadcast, print, online and digital news. They also can complete internships at newspaper, television, radio and web organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the nation's fifth-largest media market, and in other news organizations in the area and across the state.
A career in journalism is exciting, dynamic and critical to the future of an informed and enlightened American society. The Mayborn School of Journalism provides students with the creative and critical-thinking skills to prepare them to work in fields including: