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The major in multimedia journalism focuses on reporting and editing processes, as well as storytelling in online video, audio, and data-visualization mediums. The coursework expands skills in digital editing technologies designed to help students become storytellers through reporting and editing across all media platforms.
You will become immersed in the journalism and multimedia production world through classroom and extracurricular opportunities. The degree focuses on developing reporting, editing, and producing skills across all media platforms.
You’ll also gain proficiency in the use of professional digital editing technologies and professional-level radio and television studios. All majors acquire a thorough understanding of the legal requirements and ethical implications of journalism and media production.
- Scholarships and financial aid
A variety of state, federal, and university-sponsored programs are available to help students with educational costs.
For all students at WSU
Washington State University awards millions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships to students every year based on financial need, academic merit, or a combination of the two.
To get all the financial help WSU can provide, you'll need to do these two things:
- Complete the University's general scholarship application so you can be eligible for scholarship consideration, including departmental awards.
- Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) so WSU can consider you for aid (scholarships, grants, loans, etc.) based on financial need. Get started here.
For communication students
The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has 19 scholarship funds and awards $50,000 in scholarships and fellowships to communication students each year. Visit the college's scholarship page to learn more.
A major in Multimedia Journalism opens a wide range of career options. You can put your skills in writing, news reporting, and digital media authoring to work in many different areas:
- Journalism in digital and print media
- Magazines, whether printed or online
- Corporate communications
- Nonprofit and government organizations
WSU graduates with this degree pursue careers in radio, television, newspapers, and multimedia news and media production in the Pacific Northwest and around the world.