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Cy Cress Excellence in Journalism Scholarship Recipients Announced

Posted on 24 Nov 2014
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications is pleased to announce that the recipients of the of Cress Excellence in Journalism Scholarship has been awarded to 11 students in the Journalism Department. Each student was selected based on academic achievement and financial need

Photography Exhibit

Posted on 29 Sep 2014
Septiembre Fotos 2014 Visual Stills Along La Frontera September 19- October 24, 2014 Featuring work from: Bruce Berman Assistant Professor Journalism & Mass Communications At: La Fe Culture and Technology Center 721 S. Ochoa (Rear Building) El Paso, TX 79901 (915) 545 – 7190

John E. Kramer Earns 2014 NMSU Distinguished Journalism Alumni Award

Posted on 30 Jun 2014
John E. Kramer, a 1988 NMSU journalism graduate and the 22-year veteran vice president for communications at the powerful Institute for Justice (IFJ) in Arlington, VA, has earned a 2014 NMSU Distinguished Alumni Award for his public relations practice at the nation’s only libertarian

Journalism Instructor Position Opening

Posted on 14 May 2014
New Mexico State University seeks a non-tenure track Instructor or Assistant Professor/Assistant News Director to supervise student television newscasts and Web news and to teach video production, electronic news gathering and basic news writing in Spanish. Professional television new

Alumni Stories

Posted on 02 Oct 2013

Journalism &

Mass Communications


here has never been a better time to enter the world of mass communications, where you can achieve your degree in a stimulating field with opportunities and satisfying careers in the new media – and beyond.

New Mexico State University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications offers a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with emphasis of study in advertising, broadcasting, news editorial, photojournalism and public relations. The department has an internship/practicum program, which assists students in finding varied internships that provide valuable, up-to-date experience. You also have the opportunity to work on a live news broadcast – News 22 – or create multimedia stories for the Merge, our online news magazine and our photojournalism site.

The Scoop, which reaches our alumni throughout the world, is completely written, illustrated and designed by our students. You are also encouraged to apply for national and regional scholarships. The communication and technical skills you learn as a journalism major opens career opportunities for you in all fields of journalism, including magazine, newspaper and online publications; radio and television, and, governmental agencies; business and industry communications; multi-media agencies; and advertising and public firms.