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Generations of Jayhawk media innovators are making their mark around the globe in journalism, communications and marketing. Come be the next.

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Transforming today's students into tomorrow's leaders, creators, thinkers and agents of change

Through experiential learning pathways, our graduates are educated, ethical
and enlightened communicators forging the future of the media industry

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$860,000 in Scholarships

Yes, this year the J-School awarded more than $860,000 in scholarships to students. Learn how we help students navigate tuition, get scholarships and financial aid, and hear what our students say about how J-School scholarships helped them succeed.

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Find Your Place Here

Schedule a visit to check out the recent $5 million renovation of our historic building on Jayhawk Boulevard and meet our amazing faculty, staff and students. You also can schedule an in-person or Zoom appointment with one of our recruiters. E-mail or call 785-864-7620.
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Get In The Game

You can start right away with our sports media opportunities in reporting, play by play, multimedia, marketing, production or public relations. Our students have worked with professionals at ESPN,, the Kansas City Chiefs, The Washington Post, KU Athletics and local media outlets.
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Make Your Mark

We have amazing opportunities for students interested in news but also marketing, public relations, social media, video and advertising. The University Daily Kansan, The Agency, KUJH-TV, Media Crossroads, Ad Club and PRSSA allow students to immerse themselves in every facet of the media industry.

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Journalism Student leads growing KU Swift Society

Senior KU School of Journalism student Alexis Greenberg is the founder of the KU Swift Society. It's one of KU's newest clubs and quickly growing in popularity.
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Fall Sports Kickoff

The JMC School hosted the Fall Sports Kickoff to celebrate the launch of a new concentration, Sports Media & Society. Alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered for a celebration that featured panel discussions, food and fun.
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JMC alum interviews movie stars for social media campaign

Emma Greenwood (j'21) had the opportunity to represent her company, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, on the orange carpet during the Garfield movie premiere in May. Greenwood called her experience at the premier interviewing movie stars such as Chris Pratt an “exhilarating and unforgettable experience.”

Recent News

30 Faculty and Graduate Students Present at 2024 AEJMC Conference

Thirty faculty and graduate students from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications are presenting their research studies, teaching best practices, and creative projects at the 107th annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Lacy C. Haynes Professor Patricia Weems Gaston served as 2024 Pulitzer Prize juror

Lacy C. Haynes Professor Patricia (Weems) Gaston served as a 2024 Pulitzer Prize juror. The Pulitzer Prize is regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievement, and musical composition.

KU students honored with KAB Student Awards

University of Kansas students received two first-place awards, four second-place awards and five honorable mentions in the College Visual portion of the 2024 Kansas Association of Broadcast Student Awards.  The list of KU honorees: 

Day family establishes endowed student award to support study abroad experiences

The family of J. Laurence (Larry) Day has established an endowed student award to financially support study abroad experiences for KU School of Journalism students.

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