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Functions & Criteria

There 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.






Pen Pal on the continent of Africa

Posted on 11 Sep 2015
Pen Pal on the continent of Africa By: Robin Howzell                 During the summer I volunteered in Ghana, Africa. I vacationed in London, England. I toured Barcelona, Madrid, Pamplona, Toledo, Valencia; and studied Spanish in Cuenca Spain. My experiences of diversity and educatio

KRWG News 22

Posted on 19 Feb 2015
KRWG News 22 Wednesday 11, 20115 KRWG News 22 students prepare for their second broadcast of the year. Nick Miller, News 22 Director says, “It was alright.” It’s always rough at first, vets are rusty and it’s hard to get the new students to get used to the job.

Journalism Department Launches Kokopelli Website

Posted on 29 May 2014
Journalism Department Launches Kokopelli Website There are many stories around the origins and meaning of Kokopelli, the humpbacked flute player venerated for some Native American cultures in the Southwest, who has became an icon, a symbol of this part of the country. Kokopelli -a myt

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