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Broadcast Journalism, B.A.J.M.C.

College of Information and Communications

Do you dream about covering the biggest stories? Want to cover anything from the White House to the NFL? Learn to shoot and edit, broadcast live, produce and anchor the news, and be prepared for a great career from day one.

You'll learn to report and narrate stories, shoot and produce video, and practice play-by-play and public speaking. You'll also work at big news events as part of your class schedule. As a graduate, you'll have colleagues at every major news network, National Geographic, NFL films and almost every television station in the Southeast.

Program Highlights

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    Senior Semester Newsroom

    Experience a capstone program few can offer as you help produce a daily news program run entirely by students.

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    An Expert Faculty

    Learn from and be mentored by an extraordinary faculty filled with long-time professionals and award-winners.

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    Get an Internship

    Find an internship through our resources in major television markets, with professional sports teams or even in your hometown.

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    Pick a Network

    Go ahead and pick one: ABC, BET, CBS, CNN, ESPN, FOX, NBC and more all have our graduates in front of or behind the camera.

What You’ll Study

After you complete the well-rounded Carolina Core and foundational requirements, you'll learn to report and narrate stories, shoot and produce video, and practice play-by-play and public speaking via your major courses. You may also decide to pursue a sports media concentration as part of your studies.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Communication

    Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression

    Organizational Skills

    Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives

    Presentation Skills

    Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire

  • Public Speaking

    Delivering a message or presentation to an audience effectively and persuasively


    Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective


    Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Sports Broadcaster
  • Documentary Filmmaker
  • Producer

Workplace Settings

  • Television
  • Film
  • Communications
  • Education

I love the journalism program here because it provides hands-on experience. The collaboration and teamwork with other students pushes me to learn and grow each day.

Flynn Snyder
Portrait of Flynn Snyder

Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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