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Journalism, Communications and Creativity

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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Have a Look Around!

If you are unable to visit Stauffer-Flint Hall in person, let us show you around virtually! Join us on this video tour created by our J-School students.

Choose your Bachelor's Degree Concentration

Tailor your degree to one or more "concentration" areas to specialize in. And learn more about our Media Arts & Production option starting Fall 2022!

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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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$650,000 in Scholarships

Yes, this year the J-School awarded more than $650,000 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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Recent News

Study analyzes how fact-checkers from four different countries assess climate-change claims

Researchers analyzed how fact-checkers in four countries practice the craft in relation to the issue of climate change. They found that fact-checkers have different approaches and suggest the most effective tactic is to provide accurate, reliable and easy to understand information to the public.

KU team publishes guide to reach overlooked populations in COVID-19 communications

A KU project turned to trusted community leaders across the state to deliver accurate, accessible and culturally appropriate multimedia messages on COVID-19 for racial and ethnic minority populations. KU researchers have now published a step-by-step guide for others to replicate the project.

Kevin Merida to receive William Allen White Foundation National Citation

Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, has been selected to receive the 2023 William Allen White Foundation National Citation. The award has been given by the William Allen White Foundation since 1950 to recognize individuals for outstanding journalistic service.

J-School alumni to be inducted in Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame

Three William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications are part of the inaugural class being inducted into the Kansas Press Association’s Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame.

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