SJMS Media Outlets

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The School of Journalism and Media Studies at Jackson State University has on-campus media outlets that are available to help students gain practical experience in their concentration area. These include: JSUTV, WJSU 88.5 FM, The Blue & White Flash campus newspaper, the eXperience Magazine, and Tiger TV. The School is equipped with state of the art technology along with a team of experts always ready to work with students in "real world applications of multimedia journalism."

 

JSUTV

JSUTV, on Comcast Cable Channel 14, offers local programming including Metro Morning Live, JSU events and programs, sports highlights shows, music performances, arts and humanities, community updates, news, public affairs and weather.  JSUTV is an affiliate of the America One Network and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The station is broadcast throughout the Jackson Metropolitan area including Hinds, Madison, Rankin, Warren, and Copiah counties.  JSUTV reaches approximately 80,000 households.

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WJSU-FM

A community resource since June 1, 1976, "Cool and Current" WJSU (88.5 FM) began as a 10-watt station broadcasting from the JSU campus.  Now a 24,500-watt entity, the station broadcasts 24 hours daily from the Mississippi e-Center at JSU, reaching Hinds, Simpson, Madison, Rankin and Copiah counties.  With membership in National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media, WJSU offers an intelligent mix of in-depth news, informative talk, jazz and blues.  In addition to timely news and timeless music, the station supports community activities and provides practical experience for students majoring in mass communication. 

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Student Publications

The Student Publications unit operates under the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Jackson State University and is responsible for coordinating the production of student-oriented publications, specifically, the weekly print and online student/campus newspaper, student magazine, digital yearbook, etc., and assisting with information dissemination to students via multiple platforms.  Through participation with these publications students develop leadership skills, engage in personal and professional development, practice hands-on journalism/media skills, as well as provide a service to the students and university community.
 

The Blue & White Flash

The award-winning Blue & White Flash is the official student newspaper for Jackson State University.  The print and online publications offer a variety of news, features, sports and other information designed to meet the needs of the Jackson State community – including a student population of nearly 10,000, in addition to faculty, staff and subscribers.  The paper is an associate member of the Mississippi Press Association. With the help of advisers, Jackson State students of all majors and classifications participate in the editorial process from the beginning story idea phase to the printing and online posting of the newspaper. 
 

eXperience Magazine

Student Publications is responsible for the coordination, production and printing of publications developed and designed primarily for consumption by and for the benefit of students. Since its launching in 2007, the eXperience Magazine has detailed the spirit of student life at Jackson State University. Students gain practical experience in feature writing, photography and graphic design by covering current topics and issues presented in feature and photo stories. Designed and managed by students with the counsel of an advisor, students majoring in Mass Communication in the School of Journalism and Media Studies have priority access to work with the magazine.  

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At the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Jackson State University, students learn both the theoretical and pragmatic approaches to producing high quality media artifacts. For more information on how to get involved with telling the stories that matter, please contact 601-979-2151, or email journalism.mediastudies@jsums.edu.

 

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