News & Events

James Villalobos '17 covered the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, for FUSE TV and Voto Latino. Check out his Twitter handle to see coverage. 

Students in Razvan Sibii's Social Justice Journalism course partnered with MassLive to interview local immigrants and write their stories. Stay tuned to our social media where we'll post more stories as they are published. 

Are you in high school and thinking about studying with us? Go ahead and contact us to set up a tour of our facilities and learn more about our department; we're here all summer. In the meantime, check out Amherst Wire, our student-run online magazine. 

"Journalism is a public good, and democracy cannot thrive without it. Our students learn journalism not only as a professional practice but also as a democratic habit of the heart and mind."

Kathy Roberts Forde, Department Chair


Read the Monday Memo to keep up with Journalism news and events. It will arrive by email every Monday for all students, faculty and staff.


Journalism Department
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650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Journalism Department: 413.545.1376
Online Certificate Program: 413.545.5926