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B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Digital Journalism

Residential B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Digital Journalism Degree

Create positive change as you effectively communicate truth with a B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Digital Journalism Degree from Liberty University.

With this degree, you’ll focus on your writing and research skills learning story development, and the production of hard and soft news for multiple media platforms and distribution outlets.

Gain a professional understanding of:

  • Proper script format for radio, television, and streaming news coverage
  • Fact-checking
  • The difference between editorial vs. news content
  • The connection and reciprocal relationship between print and video news stories

Pursue truth as you develop story ideas, gather information from sources, and accurately communicate with your audience. Here, you’ll also learn the value of developing relationships with content authorities for honest reporting as well as timely information delivery.

Beyond the classroom, you can gain experience right here on campus with 90.9 The Light (WQLU), a Christian music station featuring regular newscasts and news talk formats. You will also have the opportunity to write and produce content for the Liberty Champion, one of the largest weekly community newspapers in Central Virginia. And, deliver and produce news content in two of our state-of-the-art television studios or contribute to the Liberty Flames Sports Network (LFSN).

Student Media Lab

Housing more than a million dollars worth of equipment, the Student Media Lab is a crucial catalyst for hands-on learning in the Digital Media and Journalism department. Our students have access to industry-standard cameras, audio equipment, lighting gear, and other support equipment – all available for check-out. The student media lab also offers weekly training workshops for various featured equipment. Training is enhanced by the student media lab’s private editing suite that includes coloring stations and access to a variety of editing software.

Academics for the B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Digital Journalism

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Digital Media & Journalism  (B.S.): Digital Journalism

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Digital Journalism Courses

  • TV & Digital Reporting/Production (DIGI 343)
  • Producing Digital News (JOUR 345)
  • News Writing & Reporting II (JOUR 354)
  • Digital Magazine Writing & Editing (JOUR 374)
  • Investigative Reporting (JOUR 485)
  • Intro to Documentary Filmmaking (CINE 260)
  • Documentary Photography/ Photojournalism (ARTS  365)

Start Your Career in Digital Journalism

Digital Journalism Career Opportunities

  • Radio News Reporter
  • TV News Reporter
  • Beat Reporter
  • Radio News Anchor/Host
  • TV News Anchor/Host
  • News Director
  • Assignment Editor
  • Multimedia Journalist
  • Documentary Production
  • Social Media Writer
  • Social Media Editor
  • Multimedia Packaging for Web/Mobile
  • Copy Editor
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Public Information Officer
  • Promotional Writing/Packaging
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