Convergent Journalism

Stories change the world, but who will tell them? The Convergent Journalism major at IWU prepares students as effective storytellers in the 21st century: online, on-the-air through words, pictures and sound.

Choose from concentrations in Broadcast, Multimedia or Print/Online journalism. The digital tools for the next generation of newsgathering are joined with critical thinking, solid writing, clear judgment and ethical principles. Convergent Journalism at IWU is joining the latest technology with long-standing principles of reporting truth.

Convergent Journalism majors develop their skills at The Sojourn, the state and national award-winning student news source covering the campus news online and in print. Students in the broadcast or multimedia concentrations may also develop their talents through radio news at The Fortress 94.3 FM or television at WIWU-TV Media facilities in Elder Hall include the digital newsroom, with labs for computer graphics, layout and design, web publishing and photojournalism.

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