We look forward to welcoming incoming journalism majors during the New Student Orientation program over the summer. If you have questions before you arrive, don't hesitate to contact advisor John Ciampa.

The Journalism Department welcomes Dr. Ah-Ram Lee, who will join the faculty in September as an Assistant Professor in Strategic Communications. Lee recieved her Ph.D. from the University of Florida, with research that focused on the role of digital media and technology in promoting public engagement in social issue campaigns, as well as the public relations practices of nonprofit organizations.

Online course registration is open for the Fall 2019 semester. Students can enroll in fully online sections of Journalism Law, News Literacy, Writing for PR or Interviewing Essentials.  

Meet UMass Journalism alumni and hear about their experiences as a UMass Journalism student in our Alumni Spotlight series.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Read the Monday Memo to keep up weekly with UMass Journalism.

Tours of the Journalism Department are offered Monday through Thursday. To request a tour, fill out this form.

Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003