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School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Today’s journalism is changing at lightning speed, and the same can be said for advertising, public relations, visual communications and mass communications studies. In other words, all of the majors in our school. The spectrum of opportunities to tell stories with words, photos and video is exploding. Here you’ll explore online news media, digital publishing, social media, microtargeting and viral communication in our classes and in future careers.

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From the warm hearts of South Carolina to the warm heart of Africa

From the warm hearts of South Carolina to the warm heart of Africa

Students preparing for a service learning trip abroad teamed up with individuals and a national company to deliver toys and blankets to vulnerable children in Malawi.

Learning through service, living through adventure

Learning through service, living through adventure

The Maymester study abroad to Malawi, Africa, merges adventure, learning and service to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience for USC undergraduates.

Advertising major wins national case competition

Advertising major wins national case competition

Senior advertising major Allyssa Andrews knew she would have a great time participating in the Washington Media Scholars Foundation’s case competition this summer. What she didn’t know was that she’d bring home the prize.

Senior semester students sweep production awards

Senior semester students sweep production awards

It's not the first time SJMC students have won awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, but it is the first time they have swept the news-related categories.

May grad lands

May grad lands "dream" Coca-Cola internship

Sydney Bugg's public relations major has opened many doors for her, including an advertising internship at an agency in New York City and a spring break academy for diverse ad/PR students. Now, another door has opened — a post-graduate internship with The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta.

Faculty Focus: Kevin Hull

Faculty Focus: Kevin Hull

Dr. Kevin Hull has a knack for scouring social media for sports data and translating his findings into real-world implications. The real-world part of his research is something he knows well — before becoming a broadcast journalism professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Hull spent nearly a decade behind the camera.

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