Department of Journalism and Digital Media

Description of Majors

Digital Media Production

Production students will be prepared for positions in broadcast and production facilities in the areas of radio production, television production, professional video, media management, and related fields. A range of laboratory experiences in the campus radio station, television station, and video production facility are open to qualified students regardless of class rank. This program instills in students an understanding of the power and influence of the media as well as the social and ethical responsibility it places upon media professionals and consumers.

Digital Media Journalism

Journalism students learn how to gather and create news content for multiple platforms including print, broadcast, and the web. AU is the only small college in Ohio to offer this type of fully converged journalism degree. Students learn a core curriculum of writing, reporting, shooting, and editing through classroom and laboratory experiences. Digital Media Journalism students are prepared for news reporting, sports reporting, editing, and producing jobs at newspapers, websites, television stations, and radio outlets.