Between our hands-on, experiential classes and your internships with local and network news outlets, you’ll be working as a journalist from the start of your studies.

You will be coached to write news that is clear, concise and compelling. You will research and report. You will produce and anchor newscasts. You will navigate the digital news world using mobile devices and social media. Additionally, you will study today’s most critical journalism issues and ethical dilemmas. After completing our curriculum, you will be well-equipped to work in a multimedia, multi-platform news world.

Selected courses:


Audio and Digital News Writing, Reporting and Producing

Write news stories for broadcast, online and social media. Report and edit day-of-news stories for audio and online. Produce daily newscasts, under deadline pressure. Learn government and education beats.


TV and Digital News Producing and Presenting

Writing, story selection, positioning of local and national stories; plus weather, sports, producing, and presenting. Presentation of news on the Internet and on-set taping of a complete news program.


Television News Magazine Production

Students produce a weekly public affairs show, which explores topics important to the University and Syracuse community. This magazine show includes field reports and studio interviews. Student jobs include booking guests, reporting, and producing.