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

  • Photo of ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman
    VERMILLION, S.D. – Chris Berman, long-time ESPN sportscaster, will present a public lecture titled "He did ‘go all the way’ - for 40 years!" at 6:30 p.m. April 24 at the University of South Dakota, where he will be recognized for winning the 2016 Al Neuharth Award for Excell...
  • Haley Westphal photo
    VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota student Haley Westphal of Battle Creek, Iowa, has won the first “NO.METH.EVER.” advertising contest hosted by the South Dakota attorney general’s office.
  • Congratulations to USD Media & Journalism student-athletes Karina Dufoe and Taylor Kidd, as well as recent graduate Kaitlyn Krzyzanowski, for being included in the 2016-17 Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence. To be eligible for this list the student-athl...

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Al Neuharth Media Center Location
Department of Media & Journalism
Al Neuharth Media Center, Room 151
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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