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2016 Mustang Media Hall of Fame Recipients  "Weird Al" Yankovic (right) and  Bruce McPherson (center) with Cal Poly president Jeffrey Armstrong (left). Photo by Alan Halfhill. 

Send Us Your Nominations for Mustang Media Hall of Fame

Mar 13, 2018

The Journalism Department is seeking nominations for the Cal Poly Journalism’s Mustang Media Hall of Fame, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the student media organizations in the Journalism Department or those who have used their student media experience to launch successful careers.

Cindy Carcamo, one of the new Journalism Advisory Board members

Six New Members Join the Journalism Advisory Board

Mar 13, 2018

Learn more about the six new members of the Journalism Advisory Board.

New Student Media Management Course

New Course for Student Media Managers in the Works

Mar 13, 2018

Journalism professor Pat Howe has an exciting project in the works that could cause an interesting change in the department’s curriculum.

Journalism Student Awarded $2,500 Internship Grant

Mar 13, 2018

The year had just begun when third-year journalism major Bianka Pantoja became the recipient of three high accolades: a grant, a fellowship and an internship.

Journalism Alumna Part of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Team

Mar 13, 2018

Julia Prodis Sulek (Journalism, '86) and journalists at the East Bay Times were honored in April 2017 when the paper received the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for coverage of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire.

Richard Gearhart

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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Profile Shot of Cara Benson and Connor McCarthy

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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Example of student work

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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