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Student Publications



Tiger TV

WLEZ-98.1 FM


The Jackson State University Department of Mass Communications is a part of the School of Communications in the College of Liberal Arts. It is located on the first floor of the Mississippi e-Center @ JSU, 1230 Raymond Road. 

The Department houses an instructional television studio and Tiger TV, a closed-circuit campus channel and co-curricular activity that allows students to air their original content.

The Department also is a part of the JSU Broadcast Center, which includes JSU-TV, the university’s commercial station; WJSU-FM 88.5, the university’s public radio station; and Weathervision.

The Department consists of eight full-time faculty members, about 225 undergraduate students, about 40 graduate students, and a 15-member Advisory Council. The Department offers three concentrations: Integrated Marketing Communications, Media Production and Multimedia Journalism.

Here are some key dates in the Department's history: