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Broadcast Journalism Major

Learn to gather, produce, and deliver news for radio and TV. This major prepares you for careers as news and sports journalists, board and camera operators, writers, anchors, and video editors through hands-on training in three different media outlets (PSTV, WARP, and WQKE).

Develop the skills you'll need to be ready for the many facets of the broadcast news industry with a strong liberal arts core, courses in journalism, ethics, on-air performance, broadcast writing, and media production.

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For more information about communication studies programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, or to arrange a campus visit, please contact

Shakuntala Rao, Chairperson
Office: Yokum Hall 202D
Phone: (518) 564-4291

Department of Communication Studies
SUNY Plattsburgh
Yokum Hall 103B
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-2681