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 Kokapelli, our online news magazine, or our photojournalism site nmsu.documentaryshooters.com.

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.

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Professor Gives TED Talk

Associate Professor Bruce Berman gave a TEDxEl Paso talk at the El Paso Museum of Art on Sat., Sept. 16th.

The talk, titled “Walking Between The Lines: The Nature Of Documentary Photography,” discussed the photographer’s role in the process of documenting socially sensitive issues. The talk, accompanied by 12 images from Professor Berman’s career, will be available online on YouTube in approximately one month from its presentation.

Berman was one of ten speakers on the agenda. He talked about his recent book, Walking Juárez, and discussed the way documentary photographers gain access to subject, how they work, and how they distribute their work. The theme for this year’s TED talk was “Your city. Your design,” and featured outstanding thinkers and doers. The ten speaker were limited to 18 minutes each.

Associate Professor Bruce Berman

 

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 SCOOP!

THE SCOOP MAGAZINE IS OUT AND IT’S A “MUST READ!”

READ IT HERE: The Scoop Magazine PDF

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IS SOCIAL MEDIA KILLING JOURNALISM

(YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED AT THE ANSWER!)

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NMSU DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION: FORTY FIVE YEARS STRONG AND STILL PASSIONATE ABOUT OUR MISSION

This video features the multi level opportunities available to our students. Take a look! NMSU Department of Journalism/Mass Communication is unique, passionate about our students and their opportunities and relentless in its commitment to ethical, high quality journalism. We are the Fourth Estate* and we take it seriously. 

*A good description of the Fourth Estate and its role in the Digital Agehttp://stanford.io/2jx4OhD