Media and Journalism

Gain professional experience through our nationally recognized, student-run media.

The Department of Media & Journalism prepares you to compete in the rapidly changing media industry by teaching every student a wide range of professional skills.

Through hands-on learning and classroom instruction, you’ll master the art of multi-platform storytelling and communication. Whether you dream of working in a creative ad agency, promoting a professional sports team or becoming an investigative reporter, you’ll be ready with the right experience to launch your career.

News in Brief

  • Ariel photo of DakotaDome and Sanford Coyotes Sports Center.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – While it’s not finals week yet, for University of South Dakota senior Taylor Staab, much of this semester has been spent preparing for this weekend–the South Dakota High School Football Championships.
  • Aliya Elshami

    Aliya Elshami fulfilled a lifelong dream of working in New York City with help from her strategic communications professors. She now works as a communications strategy assistant at Generator Media + Analytics in Manhattan.

    "My professors at USD made me feel like I was never alone throughout this four-year process, breaking down my grand idea into small, attainable goals."