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.

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


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University Photography

Prof. Hempel wins this year’s Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Carlene Hempel, lecturer, School of Journalism, who was one of two winners of the 2016 Excellence in Teaching …
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Prof. Wihbey weighs in on ethics issue regarding ‘El Chapo’ interview

Rolling Stone recently published an article by Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn detailing his interactions with noted drug kingpin Joaquín “El …
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Prof. Ross edits new book on Jews in China

Journalism Professor James Ross, along with Song Lihong, professor of Jewish Studies at Nanjing University edited The Image of Jews …
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Student Reporting


Journalism students hit the campaign trail in New Hampshire

Students in Professor Jonathan Kaufman’s “Covering Campaign 2016” class a had an opportunity to gain hands-on experience covering a presidential campaign …
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Grad student Meredith Berg writes article on Massachusetts’ effort to treat addicted moms

Residential drug treatment is a better place than jail for moms who are addicted to drugs. Massachusetts now runs 14 …
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Students Mailing

Journalism students prove that some MA cities and towns violate the public records law

Northeastern  journalism students performed the largest public records audit ever conducted says WCVB, Channel 5 and The Boston Globe. This …
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