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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

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71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Journalism students graduate with portfolios of work created for professional clients
The Journalism Career Center helps students discover internships, jobs and careers
The journalism school's new minimester allows students to complete a class online between semesters
The school launched its journalism Ph.D. program in 2012
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined