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Journalism Major

The Grace College Journalism major is designed to equip students for successful careers focused on accurate and ethical reporting in a fast-moving multimedia landscape. Our classes, taught by experienced professionals, help students develop a flexible skill set that includes digital photography, layout and design, and social media strategy as well as interviewing, writing, and editing. Students hone their skills and build their portfolios through our campus newspaper, internships, and other professional development opportunities such as the Evangelical Press Association Conference.

Educational Focus

  • Newspaper Journalism
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Media Production
  • Digital Photography
  • Writing for Publication

Internship / Co-Curricular Opportunities

  • Orange Marketing Group
  • InkFree News
  • International Project
  • Warsaw Times-Union Newspaper
  • World Journalism Institute
  • The Pilot News Group
  • Input Fort Wayne
  • The Sounding Board (Grace College Student Newspaper)
  • Inkspot (Grace College Literary Magazine)
  • Roots (Grace College School Magazine)

Career Opportunities

  • Newspaper reporter
  • Social media specialist
  • Corporate communications specialist
  • Editor
  • Magazine feature writer
  • Advertising copywriter

Journalism is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Strong Writers
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Curious
  • Strong Communicators
  • Skilled at Time Management
  • Perceptive
Grace’s Journalism Major develops students’ writing, editing, & comm skills. Learn about our Christian Journalism College, Journalism Degree!

Featured Staff

Lauren G. Rich English and Journalism Program Director

Lauren G. Rich, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Humanities; Associate Professor of English; Program Director, English and Journalism

Grace College journalism alumni received Best of Press Awards from the Illinois Press Association in 2021


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