An Exciting Transformation

Washington is the center of the media universe and you will be part of it. Journalism and communications are undergoing an exciting transformation, and you can learn how you can be part of it by taking the Washington Journalism and New Media Semester.

We focus on how print and broadcast media are changing and how online journalism is offering a wealth of new opportunities for young people. We also teach you how the basic core values of journalism must be maintained during this transformative time.

Recent Seminar Speakers

  • Ken Strickland, NBC Bureau Chief
  • Emilio Garcia Ruiz, Washington Post Managing Editor for digital news
  • Kelsey Donohue, former student who worked in Michelle Obama's communications office
  • Donna Leinwand, USA Today breaking news editor
  • Joe Madison, SiriusXM Radio
  • Bob Deans, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Jim Innocenzi, Republican media adviser
  • Chad Lorenz, Slate
  • Ron Estrada, Univision
  • Chris Geidner, BuzzFeed

Places We Visit

  • National Press Club
  • Senate Press Gallery
  • State Department briefing room
  • Newseum
  • National Public Radio

Recent Internship Sites

  • NBC
  • Smithsonian Channel
  • Social Driver
  • DKC Communications
  • SiriusXM Radio
  • Columbus Dispatch Washington Bureau
  • PolitiFact
  • ABC-7
  • Americans for Tax Reform
  • Special Olympics
  • PBS "To the Contrary"
  • VOA (German Television)
  • ARD (German Television)
  • Tokyo Broadcasting
  • DPA (German news service)
  • Investigative Reporting Workshop
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar press office