Concentration in Broadcast Journalism

The MSU School of Journalism is one of the few programs in the country that offers both radio and TV news and producing. You’ll learn from the best. Look up our broadcast instructors and start counting their Emmy wins- almost 50 total. 

Student awards line our conference room walls. With our student-produced Focal Point TV news, you’ll get hands-on experience and work side-by-side with professionals. Many student and faculty work is aired on WKAR, mid-Michigan’s public radio, TV and digital news outlet, which is located in our building and regularly hires student interns.

If you’re interested in broadcast news and documentary work, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn from the best in the business and produce award-winning programs.

The following courses focus on Broadcast Journalism, in addition to those in the core:

  • JRN 206 (3 credits) Video Storytelling with Cell Phones
  • JRN 306 (3 credits) Introduction to Radio and TV Journalism
  • JRN 403 (3 credits) Broadcast Journalism
  • JRN 406 (3 credits) Advance Broadcast Journalism

You may also be interested in the Broadcast Journalism Minor if you’d like to complete these additional class options:

  • JRN 303 (3 credits) On-Air Announcing, Interviewing and Hosting
  • JRN 492 (3 credits) Producing TV News section

Questions about this focus area? Schedule an appointment with your advisor.