Media Relations

Social Media, Multimedia, Traditional Media and Public Relations

Many journalism students specialize in media relations, a form of public relations. Media relations professionals are hired by companies across the globe to communicate messages for different audiences, who use different media for different purposes.

Knowing how to write and visualize news and information in different forms for different media will make you successful in getting information published and shared with key audiences.

The following courses focus on Media Relations, in addition to those in the core:

  • JRN 206 (3 credits) Video Storytelling with Cell Phones
  • JRN 310 (3 credits) Photojournalism
  • JRN 336 (3 credits) Design for Media
  • JRN 402 (1 credit) Public Relations Topics in Journalism

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