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Jayhawk Journalists start working on campus media, taking high-level classes, and getting professional experience right when they get to the J-School.

Current freshmen are...

Interviewing politicians for Political Fiber.


- Eric Pahls, Beloit, Kan.

Writing front-page stories for the University Daily Kansan.

- Emma LeGault, Emporia, Kan.

Delivering the nightly newscast across Kansas and online.

- Ben Allen, Ridge, Md.

Upperclassmen are...

Covering election night on live television.

-Lindsey Mayfield, Overland Park, Kan.

Interning at top-notch outlets.

-Mike Vernon, Houston.

Getting named in Glamour Magazine's Top 10 College Women of 2012.

- Sarah Stern, Lawrence, Kan.

Recent graduates are...

Producing for the best sports shows.

- Tim Dwyer, 2011

Strategically communicating for big brands, like Nike.

- Joe Garvey, 2011

Editing and managing political news.

- Francesca Chambers, 2010

Running ad operations at major social media companies.

-Mindy Wang, 2010

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Learn about careers, internships & jobs

The Journalism Career Center helps J-School students explore their career options and find internships and jobs. Patty Noland, the J-School's Career Development Coordinator, is ready to help you at any stage in your college career—whether you're just beginning to explore the possibilities or you're ready to enter the job market. 

Schedule an appointment today!

Best ad staff in the nation: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012. —College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
85 percent of classes have fewer than 50 students
2nd place: Hearst Foundation “College Pulitzers” national writing contest, 2011
Top-ranked teachers, including National Journalism Teacher of the Year Doug Ward
71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Students prepare marketing projects for Sprint, Coca-Cola, NASA, and other corporations
81 percent of 2011 journalism graduates were employed full time six months after graduating
—University of Georgia study