Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism

Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism
Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism
Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism

Small School - Big City . . . Bigger Opportunities.

With a student body of fewer than 150 students, the Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism can provide you with an education built on applied learning experiences and professional opportunities that allow you to compile a strong portfolio of published work that encompasses all forms of media to position you for today's dynamic media market.

As a Butler journalism major, you will spend three semesters working in the field, covering actual news beats and pursuing in-depth stories in the nation's 12th largest city and 26th largest media market. All student produced work is published on our website - IndianapolisNewsBeat.com - and often picked up by news outlets across the state via our collaboration with the Hoosier State Press Association's Information Network.

In addition, extensive opportunities exist regardless of your class year to work for and participate in our student-operated and student-led media organizations. All of these opportunities foster leadership, entrepreneurial skills, independent judgment and professional standards. They also allow you to work across the various media platforms - broadcast, print, online, visual, audio, social, etc. - to broaden your employment opportunities.

Involvement is key to post-graduate success. 

  • Produced award-winning stories, newscasts, sportscasts and talk shows; video and multimedia packages; photographs and photo illustrations; graphic designs; and print and online publications for our student media organizations.
  • Provide exciting coverage of Butler sports, including live play-by-play and color commentary through our collaboration with Butlersports.com.
  • Develop your leadership and management abilities by becoming an editor, producer or manager on The Butler Collegian/Collegian Online, The Butler Beat or BU:30.
  • Freelance for Sky Blue Window, a weekly online publication that focuses on the arts in Central Indiana.
  • Complete one or more internships tailored to your interests.

 

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Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism

Fairbanks, Room 118
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
(317) 940-5962
Chair: Dr. Nancy Whitmore
Assistant: Maggie McGlynn
CollegeofCom@butler.edu