Journalism and Mass Communications

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications offers students two dynamic majors:  Journalism and Strategic Communication. Both combine deep grounding in the liberal arts and sciences with solid experience in research, analysis and clear communication. Our graduates have an excellent reputation throughout the news industry, in public relations, and in a variety of other fields.

News & Announcements

Beth Macy

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Beth Macy, author of "Factory Man," to Speak at W&L

Beth Macy, author of the Lukas Prize-winning "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – and Helped Save an American Town," will speak at Washington and Lee...

Todd Smith Memorial

Monday, June 02, 2014

Todd Smith '83 Remembered in Reid Hall

Among the many celebrations that marked the third week of May for the graduating seniors, one remembered an alumnus: the late Todd Smith '83.

Dayo Abah

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

W&L's Abah Wins Scripps Howard Foundation/AEJMC Grant

Adedayo (Dayo) Abah is one of six recipients of the 2014/15 social media externship grants awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass...