You will develop the leading-edge multi-media reporting skills — and the foundational journalistic values and ethical standards — that will prepare you to tell stories with impact.
Guided by our expert faculty, you will learn to embrace technology, assess it critically and use it in the service of powerful and effective journalism as you report, write and produce news stories across platforms. Our innovative curriculum will allow you to acquire fundamental knowledge in critical areas such as media literacy, civic engagement, coding for storytelling, and law and ethics for the digital age.
USC Annenberg’s position in the media capital of Los Angeles and our state-of-the-art media center provide the endless inspiration and the leading-edge resources you need to launch your career in an ever-changing media landscape.
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Student, alumni and faculty work
Luke Scorziell flourished as a multimedia journalist at USC Annenberg, becoming a producer of Annenberg Radio News’ “From Where We Are” and a politics reporter and anchor for Annenberg TV News.
Alumna Sophie Flay cites the short-form reporting skills she learned at USC Annenberg with making her the multimedia journalist she is today.
Quincy Bowie discusses how his photography business led him to pursue the powerful medium of journalism.
After years working in television news, Mike Huckman ’83 sought out a new career path in executive communications where he now advises health sector leaders.
Students hone their reporting skills and connect with professionals at local media outlets as well as students from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
As a leader at her school’s newspaper and Latinos Unidos, Katherine Contreras Hernandez looks to take her skills to the next level with a major in journalism.
Run your own newsroom
Annenberg Media is a student-run news organization focused on producing innovators and leaders in journalism. Contributing to Annenberg Media allows you to gain hands-on experience in all fields of the news media and to build the multimedia skills necessary to tell stories on every platform. Annenberg Media’s presence in USC Annenberg’s Media Center also offers a state-of-the-art facility with an array of experiential learning opportunities for you to cover breaking news on the web and on the air, create high-impact journalism, and produce podcasts. USC Annenberg faculty members who have spent years as award-winning journalists will guide you as you tackle the day’s news and go deeper into topics that matter to the USC community and beyond.