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The world of media is always changing. So are you. Get ready.
Media and communication are the heart of the modern economy. No matter if your interests lie in social media, print newspapers, online magazines, TV news, radio shows or podcasts, effective communicators with cutting-edge media skills are in demand across the board.
Long Island’s Department of Journalism and New Media Studies (JNM) is where traditional media meets new media. Students can choose to major or minor in JNM, preparing for the current digital media environment while gaining skills in the newest interviewing, writing, photography, filming and editing techniques.
Get ready to pursue the job of your dreams with our Department of Journalism and New Media Studies.
"Getting to the bottom of what makes social media its own culture has been one of my greatest takeaways from the JNM curriculum at St. Joseph’s. Learning how audiences work is significant to how professional social media marketing campaigns work, and it’s definitely a lesson that has stuck with me throughout my time at St. Joseph's."
Get Involved: Studio 155, a student-run club, gives those interested in pursuing a potential career in the field and those who view it as a hobby a chance to put their skills to the test by covering events around campus through articles, photos, videos and podcasts.
Advanced Technology: Get firsthand experience working with some of the latest technology right on campus.
Internship Opportunities: Study with trained professionals while interning at such places as Atlantic Records, Buzzfeed, MTV, WBLI, Newsday and News 12.
Earning a B.A. in Journalism and New Media Studies leads to a set of diverse career opportunities, including social media consultant and strategist; journalist or columnist for print, broadcast or web; music industry promoter; multimedia screenwriter; editor; and new media producer.
Be at the center of contemporary culture with a B.A. in Media Studies from St. Joseph’s University, New York. Choose from a robust range of jobs, including film writer, director and producer; journalist; advertising and public relations; radio production and promotions; social media strategist, consultant and manager; and web designer.
A minor in journalism and new media studies provides an excellent opportunity for students from all majors to add a strong writing and new media communications component to their education.