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College of Information and Communications

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.


The NATAS Southeast chapter announces student award winners

The Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded five recent graduates of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications Student Production Awards during a ceremony on March 23.

SJMC students win 11 VIM Fest Awards

Students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications garnered 11 awards at the AEJMC Festival of Visual & Interactive Media or "VIM Fest" awards.

PR students elected to national offices

Public relations majors Megan vanVollenhoven and Alicia Caracciolo have been elected to the PRSSA National Committee. The election was held March 11 in Seattle as part of PRSSA's Leadership Assembly meeting.

Advertising and visual communications students honored

Students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications garnered a Best of Show, two Gold ADDYs and four Silver ADDYs at the 2024 AAF of the Midlands American Advertising Awards Gala.

Journalism alumna talks about leading student media organization

After leaving her mark as a student reporter and editor at The Daily Gamecock, Jackie Alexander, 2009 journalism, has carved an impressive career. She is currently serving as president of the College Media Association — the first woman of color elected to that role.

The implications of AI

SJMC professor Shannon Bowen leads a group studying ethics, safety and impact of AI.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to speak at USC

Bob Woodward will discuss the evolution of journalism and the future of the profession at the Buchheit Family Lecture Feb. 28. Reserve your seat.

Where hip-hop meets baseball

SJMC assistant professor of race and media Jabari Evans co-produces Chicago White Sox documentary.

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