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In addition to a liberal arts core curriculum, Journalism & Broadcasting majors prepare for careers in their field by completing a rigorous course load.
Requirements for a major in Journalism & Broadcasting.
Requirements for a minor in Journalism & Broadcasting.
Student Success
of Marietta College students will complete a Senior Capstone project or presentation.
of Marietta College’s Journalism and Broadcasting graduates since 2020 were employed or attending graduate school within six months of graduating.
A Marietta College student majoring in Journalism/Broadcasting records in a studio
Two students studying in a hammock on the Marietta College campus.
A Marietta College student majoring in journalism and broadcasting laughs during a class discussion
A Marietta College student majoring in journalism and broadcasting produces a newscast for WCMO

What You’ll Learn

Whether students want to focus on print journalism or be behind the camera, a Journalism and Broadcasting degree from Marietta College prepares graduates for success in the media industry and beyond. Our students are passionate about helping others share their experiences through various forms of media — our students learn how to research, ask the best questions and tell compelling stories. 

Excellent Facilities

You will benefit by getting hands-on experience from our campus television station, radio stations, podcast centers, and the online newspaper. You will learn to create effective communication that changes your community and the world. 

Talented Faulty

Our faculty expose students to all aspects of the media industry — from teaching interviewing skills to maintaining an online news presence. Students also benefit from faculty who worked in the industry at newspapers and television and radio stations. The talented professors are wholly dedicated to providing a comprehensive, in-depth education that is based in the liberal arts.

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It’s no surprise that Marietta graduates are enjoying successful careers as broadcast and journalism professionals.

Outcomes — Internships
  • TODAY Show
  • CNN
  • WMOA-Radio
  • The Chautauquan Daily
  • Stonewall Group
  • Parkersburg News & Sentinel
Outcomes — Professions
  • FOX News
  • Great Plains Health
  • FOX Radio Sports
  • Lorain Morning Journal
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department
  • Case Western Reserve
  • The Canton Repository
  • Newsday
  • PBS
Outcomes — Graduate Programs
  • Hawaii Pacific University — Diplomacy/Military Studies
  • University of Missouri — Journalism
  • Boston University — Public Communication
  • Syracuse University — Journalism
  • Thomas Edison State College — MBA
  • Johns Hopkins University — Government
  • New York Film Academy — MFA
Honor Societies and Student Organizations

National Broadcasting Society (NBS) is a student and professional society with more than 85 chapters on college and university campuses.

Alpha Epsilon Rho is the national honor society for electronic media students. Members of AERho emphasize superior scholarship and creative participation in broadcast, corporate, and digital media production and activity.

The Society for Collegiate Journalists (SCJ) is a professional group and the oldest national honorary society for collegiate mass communications. Among other activities, SCJ sponsors a national journalism contest. Marietta students have received awards for their work in this national competition.

Rise to the Challenge


Will I be required to complete an internship to graduate?

Yes. Our faculty have professional connections around the globe — many are Marietta College graduates — and they will assist you with internship opportunities. Of course, you are also encouraged to seek out your own internship in the U.S. or abroad.

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Are there specific scholarships for Journalism/Broadcasting majors?

Marietta College offers a variety of scholarships — some are general and some are connected to certain majors or programs.

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Can I study abroad as a Journalism/Broadcasting major?

Yes! We encourage our students to have a well-rounded undergraduate education experience, including study abroad. There are also domestic opportunities like an Alternative Spring Break or job shadows.

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