Sports Journalism Concentration

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Are you interested in a career in sports journalism?

The Journalism Program now offers a special Sports Journalism Concentration. The Concentration includes four courses and an internship. These courses cover beat writing, blogging, column writing, multimedia, sports photography, the study of sports in film and literature and more.

How to Apply: Submit a short (1-2 pages) essay on why you want to take part in the Sports Journalism concentration and what you plan to do with such training. Your essay should be typed and double-spaced. Add a cover page and include your name, year, any journalism journalism courses you have taken, your GPA, email address and phone number. Please drop off a hard copy of your essay in Steve Fox's mailbox in the Journalism office, Bartlett 108. No email submissions, please.

To earn the sports journalism concentration, you'll need to complete specific requirements.

Questions? Please email Steve Fox.

Journalism Department
108 Bartlett Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Phone: 413.545.1376