Multimedia Journalism Concentration

About 93 percent of Americans got at least some portion of their daily news online in 2018, according to the Pew Research Center.

What will you study?

To earn this concentration, you will take courses such as:

  • COM 150 Media Ethics and Law
  • COM 205: Student Media
  • COM 245: Fact Finding and Checking
  • ENG 210: Public Action Writing
  • COM 326: Digital Journalism

What are your career paths?

You may work as a reporter, editor, or news analyst for a newspaper, radio station, or television network or as a journalist for a digital media company. You can pursue communication careers in the nonprofit and corporate arenas.

Here are some of the most common career paths from which you might choose. Data is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Occupation  Growth through 2026 2018 median pay 
Writer, blogger, and author  Eight percent  $62,170 
Public relations specialist*  Nine percent  $60,000 
Public relations and fundraising managers Ten percent  $114,800 
Technical writer  11 percent  $71,850 
Producer, director, or show runner  12 percent  $71,680 


For admission information

Office of Undergraduate Admission
(317) 955-6300 or (800) 772-7264

For program specifics

Rev. George LaMaster, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Communication
(317) 955-6215

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