Admissions: Programs of Study


Broadcast Journalism


Our Broadcast Journalism program will teach you how to think, write and produce across the electronic and print news universe. You'll learn how to create and edit stories for television and radio news programs, social media sites, web-based publications (e.g., blogs) and for the traditional print media. While you'll explore ethics, writing and other core journalistic principles, you'll also be introduced to new technologies and techniques that are revolutionizing the way we receive, create and exchange news. As part of this process, you'll learn about documentaries, community-based news reporting, audience analysis, research, strategic planning and how to use cameras, ranging from cell phones to professional systems, to produce a story. You'll be prepared for a career in journalism and related fields and will benefit from hands-on training in our computer labs, media production suites, television station, award winning radio station and on the University's newspaper, The Wood Word.

The department also offers students a number of opportunities to enhance their education. These include professional internships, independent studies, and membership in professional and student-based organizations.

Student Esperanza Gutierrez discusses what it is like to be a TVM news anchor (video)

Five-Year Bachelor’s to Master’s Option

The combined undergraduate/graduate degree is a broad-based program that covers a range of communication skills and careers. Choose from four tracks – media management, production, health communications, and corporate communications.

With lots of hands-on projects using state-of-the-art production equipment, the opportunity to work at Marywood’s WVMW-FM radio station and TV Marywood, and professional internships with local and regional media companies, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running as a communication professional – whether in television, radio, film, newspapers, advertising and public relations, or other media industry. Recent alumni are experiencing successful careers at companies like Dreamworks Studios, ESPN, MTV, and NBC.

Credit Hours: 54 credit hours in the major
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Broadcast Journalism
Program Website
College: Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts
Department Website: Communication Arts

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions
866-279-9663
Email: YourFuture@marywood.edu

Chairperson: Michael Mirabito, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Arts
570-348-6209
Email: comm@marywood.edu

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