Spanish-language media

Who might be interested

Student holds a video camera wearing a Noticero Móvil t-shirt.Students who want to work professionally in journalism or advertising/public relations incorporating English and Spanish.

What you will learn

  • How to communicate professionally in English and Spanish within the areas of journalism, advertising, and public relations.
  • How to practice journalism or advertising/public relations with an emphasis on serving Spanish-speaking communities.

Internships & practicums

Students have interned as bilingual reporters for KUNR and Univision and bilingual communicators for the Reno Aces and other companies. Coming soon: international internships in Spanish-speaking countries.

Future careers

Bilingual reporters, editors and producers. Bilingual account executives and managers. Engagement editors, media producers and media managers interested in targeting Spanish-speaking populations.

What you'll study

  • Courses (18 credits)
    1. Required courses (15 credits)
      • JOUR 306 Latina/os through the Eyes of the Media
      • JOUR 307 Multimedia Reporting and Editing OR JOUR 361 Writing for PR/Advertising
      • JOUR 482 - International and Cross-Cultural Reporting OR JOUR 351 Principles of PR/Advertising
      • JOUR 465 Noticiero Móvil OR JOUR 440 Advanced Media Production
      • JOUR 465 Noticiero Móvil (second semester) in Spanish OR JOUR 442 Advanced Strategic Com (Spanish)
    2. Recommended courses (3 credits)
      • Upper division elective to help develop expertise in a specific area
  • Recommended minors / double majors

    The Spanish-language media emphasis offers students the possibility to do an accelerated dual major (journalism and Spanish), taking advantage of inter-program synergies.

Take the next steps

Meet emphasis faculty

Spanish language media internship, internships, faculty
Claudia Cruz
Claudia Cruz
Director of Internships and Experiential Learning She, her
(775) 784-4434
RSJ 303B
2425 internship, internships, faculty
Spanish language media Journalism, faculty, advertising & public relations, Spanish language media
Ezequiel Korin
Ezequiel Korin
Assistant Professor of Spanish-Language Media He, him
(775) 784-6946
RSJ 203
2425 Journalism, faculty, advertising & public relations, Spanish language media