Welcome to the School of Journalism

Engaged with the world, sparking cutting-edge media innovations across the journalism field, and celebrating student successes throughout the industry.

Whether you want to use video and podcasts to cover the vibrant city of Boston, harness social media to create social change, expose corruption and abuse, or travel abroad to report from foreign countries as part of Northeastern’s Dialogue of Civilizations program, the School of Journalism has a program for you.  The flexible, yet rigorous curriculum combines the latest forms of digital media with the expertise of nationally-renowned faculty who are leaders in their field.

As a student, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of Northeastern’s  acclaimed co-op program, an unprecedented experiential learning opportunity that provides real-world experience. Former and current students have worked for The Boston Globe, WGBH/National Public Radio, BuzzFeed, The Tampa Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, and even overseas at The London Times. As a graduate of the School of Journalism, you’ll join alumni working at organizations such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Fox TV, CBS radio, political campaigns, and powerhouse strategic communications firms.

Join us and be part of an outstanding group of aspiring young minds and seasoned industry experts, and put your passion into practice.




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Prof. Wihbey on big data and climate change

Journalism Professor John Wihbey’s article, “Big Data’s Impending Struggle to Combat Climate Change,” published on the Pacific Standard website, discusses …
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Reporters and “Spotlight” filmmaker talk about investigative journalism

Reporters, filmmaker shine ‘spotlight’ on investigative journalism April 6, 2016 by Joe O’Connell The panelist for Tuesday evening’s discussion on …
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Journalism student Aneri Pattani puts her journalism education to good use

Two University Scholars exemplify Northeastern’s commitment to community service. One of the requirements for the University Scholar program at Northeastern …
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Student Reporting

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Journalism student has the “Coolest Co-op”

Congratulations to Gwendolyn Schanker, journalism middler, for her third place tie in Northeastern’s “2016 Coolest Co-op Video” contest. Schanker is working …
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And the award goes to….Northeastern journalism students!

Three Northeastern University journalism students will add award-winning producer/photographer/editor to their resume when they hit the job market. The National …
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Investigative Reporting students air GE move to Boston deal

Students in Professor Mike Beaudet’s investigative reporting seminar obtained behind-the-scenes emails from Boston City Hall about the city’s efforts to …
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