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The Journalism and Media Management Department at the University of Miami School of Communication includes majors in Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Electronic Media, and Media Management.

Journalism and Media Management faculty teach students to gather content, analyze information, and use technology to tell meaningful stories to global audiences, as well as to understand those audiences and think critically about demographic and usage trends important to today’s media enterprises. Graduates of the department can be found working for news and information operations such as CBS, Fox News, E! Entertainment Television, ESPN, Telemundo, The Washington Post, and National Geographic.

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image The University of Miami’s Emmy Award-winning, student-run cable TV station. Guided by SoC faculty, UMTV produces weekly newscasts and a variety of programming, including a live newscast, a weekly sports show, a late night comedy show, and a Spanish-language news program. In addition to airing in the Coral Gables area, shows are also streamed live and archived online at umtv.miami.edu.

image An Associated Collegiate Press Hall of Fame Newspaper, The Miami Hurricane is the University of Miami’s campus newspaper produced by students that includes news, sports, opinion and entertainment sections. The Hurricane is published twice a week and is also available online at themiamihurricane.com.

image An Award-winning, student-run radio station broadcasting from the University of Miami throughout South Florida and streaming worldwide on wvum.org, WVUM plays a variety of music, including alternative, world, hip hop, techno and more. The station also produces news and information programming, including sports broadcasts and a political affairs show. Students participate as DJ’s, newscasters, station managers, ad sales reps, and more.

image A lifestyle, entertainment and fashion magazine focusing on student culture at the University of Miami. Students write and edit stories, take photos and design layout for the magazine, which also has an online edition, distractionmagazine.com.

image The University of Miami’s Ibis yearbook, made its debut in 1927 at the end of the University’s first year. In the foreword of the first yearbook, the strength and spirit of those pioneering students rang out: “We have no traditions to follow, no precedents to guide us in our venture into the realms of education…. We are constructing this yearbook for the purpose of making permanent record of accomplishments of our first year.” The Ibis has been published annually since that first year and has grown considerably. The most recent volume of the Ibis was 480 full color pages, and created by staff of nearly fifty.