Journalism and Media Studies

Be the journalists that tell the stories that matter. The Department of Journalism and Media Studies will help you begin your journey to becoming a professional and successful media and communications practitioner. Take a look at all the department accomplished in the 2016-2017 school year!

The department offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication in the following concentrations:

  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Media Production
  • Integrated Marketing Communications

The department also plans to add concentrations in Advertising, Public Relations and Sports Media in the near future!

The department consists of full-time faculty members with expertise in various areas of media and communication, adjunct faculty who are current or former media practitioners, and professional media managers.

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies also houses many of the university’s major media outlets.

  • JSUTV – the university’s commercial station
  • Tiger Report – the department’s student led 30-minute broadcast
  • WJSU-88.5 – the university’s public radio station
  • Experience Magazine – the university’s semi-annual magazine
  • The Blue & White Flash – the university’s award-winning student newspaper.

Your journey to a successful media career begins with the Department of Journalism and Media Studies.

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies is located on the first floor of the Mississippi e-Center @ JSU, 1230 Raymond Road, Box 2100, Jackson, MS, 39204.

PHONE:     601-979-2151
FAX:          601-979-5800
EMAIL: journalism.mediastudies@jsums.edu