B.A.J. in Journalism
Learn how to tell amazing stories. Develop the writing, visual narrative, and digital skills necessary for a career in journalism.
From taking photos on another continent to shooting video at a playoff game or writing stories that change lives around the world, you'll immerse yourself in the craft at the Meek School. Don't just study journalism, experience it!
Journalism students at Ole Miss have an opportunity to dive right in. As freshmen, students can work for award-winning student publications, go on weekend reporting trips with faculty mentors or join one of the various media-focused organizations the school sponsors.
Getting a degree is about more than getting a job - it's about learning to think critically and developing skills to help you regardless of your career path. Meek School of Journalism and New Media graduates leave prepared to join media companies of all sizes around the world.
In and out of the classroom, journalism students learn by doing. Skills classes are small and intense. In addition to learning opportunities offered at the Ole Miss Student Media Center, students may also choose to participate in a number of faculty-led Study Abroad opportunities.
B.A.J. in Journalism Faculty
A hallmark of the faculty is having walked the walk. Instructors and professors have worked at the highest levels of diverse media enterprises and bring that expertise into the classroom. It's an ideal setting for learning and for finding a mentor who shares one of your passions.
To learn about program emphases and specializations within our program, please use the following link: https://meek.olemiss.edu/prospective-students/undergraduate/
Admissions requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism program are the same as the general undergraduate admissions requirements.
Norman Seawright Jr.
Ole Miss journalism graduate Norman Seawright III had a passion for sports and found success on-air at KBRJ-TV, in Duluth, Minn. Seawright, a 2013 graduate, has since won awards for play-by-play and color commentary.
The Meek School of Journalism and New Media hosts chapters of the nation's top journalism and public relations organizations, as well as a chapter of Kappa Tau Alpha, a nationally recognized scholastic fraternity.