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Fairbanks Center

Journalism

The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism offers a newly designed, digitally focused undergraduate degree in journalism that blends coursework with field experience and turns class assignments into published work.

Our program provides:

  • Rich, hands-on education in multimedia journalism that includes required coursework in audio, video, digital, print, visual and social media.
  • Extensive on-the-ground reporting experience in the nation's 12th largest city and 26th largest media market.
  • Publication of coursework on our website—IndianapolisNewsBeat.com—to enrich graduate resumes and portfolios.
  • Wide-ranging opportunities for students from all class levels to work for and participate in our student-operated and student-led media organizations.
  • Fundamental working knowledge of the ethical, legal, economic and global aspects of the field.

Experience is key to post-graduate success 

  • Produce 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.

Learn more about the Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism.