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Richard Gearhart Promoted to KSBY’s Evening News Anchor

Mar 13, 2018

Richard Gearhart (Journalism, '91) has been named KSBY’s evening news anchor after serving as the face of the morning news show, “Daybreak,” for 27 years.

Featured News Coverage

Nov 16, 2017

Follow how students reported on breaking news at the scene of a fire, read an in-depth human interest story involving multimedia journalism and extensive interviewing and see how students collaborated to create an engaging video feature. 

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Students Make Big Strides with Highly Successful Internships

Nov 14, 2017

Cara Benson and Connor McCarthy both held prestigious internships over the summer. Benson worked at Pop Media Group and Warner Bros., and McCarthy worked at ABC News in Washington, D.C.

Class Feature: JOUR 410

Nov 14, 2017

Advanced Digital Journalism (JOUR 410) is a class designed to arm journalism students with cutting-edge skills in web-based media communication. In this class, students learn coding skills including languages like HTML, Javascript and CSS in order to create their own websites on a topic of their choice.

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Class Feature: JOUR 390

Nov 14, 2017

Visual Communication for the Mass Media (JOUR 390) provides students with multimedia skills in the critical Adobe Suite programs.

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Class Feature: JOUR 285

Nov 14, 2017

Introduction to Multimedia Journalism (JOUR 285) serves as the gateway to skills students need in digital journalism today.

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Quarter in Review

Nov 14, 2017

The Journalism Department welcomed 80 new students in fall 2017: 57 freshmen and 23 transfer students, making it one of our biggest incoming classes ever. 

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KCPR is Number 1!

Sep 26, 2017

This just in... 30 Amazing College Radio Stations votes KCPR as number 1.


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Katya Cengel and Keli Moore Paired Up with BBC

Sep 16, 2017

Journalism adjunct faculty, Katya Cengel and Keli Moore work with BBC on a local story entitled My brother’s killer is now my friend - BBC News

Paul Bittick Recognized as Journalism Educator of the Year

Mar 24, 2017

The California Journalism & Media Affiliates recently named Paul Bittick, Cal Poly’s Mustang Media Group general manager, as the 2017 Journalism Educator of the Year — Four-Year Division. The award recognizes leadership and support that goes beyond the journalism program and has impact across campus, community and local or regional associations.


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