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Journalism and Media Studies


COVID-19 Response and Encouragement

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies dedicates itself to protecting the health and safety of its students while still providing each student with the quality and valuable education they desire. Faculty, students, and staff have come together during these trying times to show support to the students, each other, and the community. Dr. Anthony, Chair of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies, provides encouragement and information about the department and COVID-19. 


Department of 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. One of our outstanding students, Cianna Reeves, expresses her thoughts about her professional journey as she strives to start her career as a working journalist.

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

  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Media Production 
  • Integrated Marketing Communications

*Sports Media coming soon*

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.


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



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