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Journalism

Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

A.B.

Overview

The Journalism major at the University of Georgia is designed to prepare students for jobs in news organizations. Students learn to find and tell stories that matter on multiple platforms for a variety of audiences.  They develop storytelling skills in audio, visual and written forms.  They learn what makes a story important, how to gather credible information, and how to present it in the most effective way while balancing the ethical and legal needs of news organizations and audiences.  Grady Journalism graduates are prepared to be leaders and media entrepreneurs.  Our graduates excel at jobs in online media, television, magazines, newspapers, and any career that values ethical, credible communication skills and leadership.

Careers are available in broadcast and multimedia reporting, writing, editing and producing, including photojournalism, video journalism, social media, web and publication design, media innovation and entrepreneurship, and news management.

Study Abroad Options: UGA at Oxford Study Abroad Program; Travel Writing in Cambodia Summer Study Abroad; Cannes Film Festival Study Abroad Program; Cannes Lions Advertising Festival Study Abroad Program

Explore Careers With This Program

Lawyers

Possible paths to this career:

Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

Photographers

Possible paths to this career:

Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that tell a story or record an event.