These organizations with national affiliations connect student members to professional networks across the country.
National Association of Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) at Syracuse University is a support group for rising journalists, communicators, and media enthusiasts. NABJ helps journalists of color develop opportunities to succeed in an often-difficult industry.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) at Syracuse University is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics/Latinos in the news industry. NAHJ is committed to creating a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic Journalists.
National Press Photographers Association
The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) at Syracuse University follows the NPPA mission towards the “advancement of visual journalism—its creation, practice, training, editing and distribution—in all news media and works to promote its role as a vital public service.”
Public Relations Student Society of America
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Syracuse University works to advance the careers of public relations students through skill enhancement, professional networking, and a vibrant student atmosphere.
Society of Professional Journalists
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) at Syracuse University maintains SPJ’s mission of “a broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior.”
Women in Communications
Women in Communications (WIC) at Syracuse University is a Newhouse affiliated professional organization that aims to bring together and empower young women as they pursue communications-related professions. Through various events and campaigns, WIC strives to create an empowered network of young professionals, ready to take on the communications industry.