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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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$860,000 in Scholarships

Yes, this year the J-School awarded more than $860,000 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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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 jmcrecruitment@ku.edu 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, MLB.com, 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.

Jayhawk Journalist Stories

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Journalism Student leads growing KU Swift Society

Senior KU School of Journalism student Alexis Greenberg is the founder of the KU Swift Society. It's one of KU's newest clubs and quickly growing in popularity.
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Fall Sports Kickoff

The JMC School hosted the Fall Sports Kickoff to celebrate the launch of a new concentration, Sports Media & Society. Alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered for a celebration that featured panel discussions, food and fun.

Recent News

Day family establishes endowed student award to support study abroad experiences

The family of J. Laurence (Larry) Day has established an endowed student award to financially support study abroad experiences for KU School of Journalism students.

Marion County Record to receive William Allen White Foundation National Citation

LAWRENCE – The Marion County Record has been selected to receive the 2024 William Allen White Foundation National Citation, marking the first time in the foundation’s history that the award will be presented to an organization rather than an individual.

Two JMC students named 2024 Global Scholars

LAWRENCE — From around the world and across diverse academic units, 15 University of Kansas second-year students have been selected as the 2024 cohort of Global Scholars.

Ph.D. program to hose virtual open house on Oct. 27

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas will be holding a virtual open house for our Ph.D. program in Journalism and Mass Communications on Oct. 27 (2-3 p.m. U.S. Central Time).

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