Journalism (news editorial concentration)

Best part of CMU’s journalism program:

"I think the best part of CMU’s journalism program is the networking opportunities. You get to meet established journalists through interviews, banquets and more."

Involved in:

  • Central Michigan Life
    • Editor-in chief
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • Online News Association

Biggest accomplishment at CMU:

“Placing 18th in the Hearst Journalism Awards for personality/profile writing.”

What you do to be competitive your field:

“I read newspapers and blogs on journalism. I watch how the pros do it and see what new things are coming.”

Dream career:

“I want to work in Web or sports at a mid to large-circulation newspaper or publication.”

Suggestion to students interested in the journalism program:

“Journalism isn’t dying. It’s changing. You have the opportunity to help transcend this industry. Get experience at Central Michigan Life, meet people and enjoy what you do.” ​