What we teach

Learn more about what we teach in each of our six undergraduate emphases and how to get a dual major or dual degree.

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News, broadcasting & documentary

Learn about broadcasting; print, digital & international reporting; podcasting; and narrative storytelling.

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Public relations & advertising

Learn about public relations; advertising; social media marketing; and health & crisis communication.

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Film & media production

Learn about film & video production; documentary film; scriptwriting; and motion graphics.

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Spanish-language media

Learn about reporting; advertising & public relations; and media portrayals of Latinas/os.

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Media studies

Learn about First Amendment; race, gender & media; global media; cybersecurity; and media ethics.

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Visual communication

Learn about graphic design; web & mobile design; photojournalism; and data visualization.

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Dual major or degree

Consider pairing the journalism curriculum with Spanish, French or secondary education.

The Reynolds experience

Small classes, dedicated professors

Learn in small classes with dedicated professors who will teach you to balance enduring values of fair and ethical communication with emerging practices and new technologies.

In-house startups & media partners

Prepare for the professional world with experiential learning in the school's own production centers and agencies as well as with its media partners.

State-of-the-art technology

Rent state-of-the-art labs and studios to work on class projects, research and personal passions.

Student success with JFIT

Prepare to take on the challenges and opportunities that come with being a Nevada journalism student in the Reynolds School’s Journalism Freshmen Intensive Transition (JFIT) program.

Commitment to diversity

Belong to an environment that is conducive to exploring, engaging and expressing diverse perspectives and respecting diverse identities.

Passionate alumni

After you graduate, go on to make a difference in your community and across the world through the stories you tell and the causes you support like our other outstanding alumni.

Our school in numbers

$166,000 in scholarships awarded annually to students
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1st school in the nation to partner with NPR for Next-Generation Radio
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1 national title & 8 regional wins National Student Advertising Competition
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2 National Murrow Awards for Reynolds School students' bilingual reporting at KUNR
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