| Journalism, Broadcasting, and Digital Media | Major Requirements | Courses in the Major | Faculty |Advising

The Journalism, Broadcasting, and Digital Media major (formerly Multimedia Journalism) at Grand Valley State University prepares the next generation of storytellers to succeed and lead in a rapidly changing media landscape.

Our students:

  • Receive training from scholar-practitioners with decades of experience in video, print, radio, and web.
  • Build a digital portfolio by working with our award-winning student media.
  • Learn on the job with an internship in a greater Grand Rapids business.
  • Research and present with faculty at media conferences.
  • Listen and learn from pathbreaking guest speakers.
  • Take advantage of state-of-the-art broadcasting facilities at WGVU PBS.

Bottom line: GVSU Journalism, Broadcasting, and Digital Media students receive a great liberal arts education and take advantage of opportunities you can't find anywhere else. But most importantly, our graduates get jobs in their chosen fields.


• Journalist • Communication director • Company spokesperson • Copy editor • Copywriter • Digital media designer • Editor • Freelancer • Government relations officer • Graphic artist • Blogger • Media broadcasting • Media consultant • Media critic • Media relations specialist • Multimedia designer • News anchor • News director • Newscaster • Newspaper publisher • Photographer • Political analyst • Professor • Public affairs director • Public relations specialist • Radio news director • Radio talk show host • Researcher • Scriptwriter • Social media marketer • Social media specialist • Speechwriter • Sports announcer • Writer •

Classes You Will Take

From the Catalog


WGVU TV studio


Looking at newspaper layout on computer screen


Two Students talking in a Radio Studio

Digital Media

Student working on online web content

Get Involved With Student Media!


The Lanthorn

WCKS Radio

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