Journalism at UC Berkeley
Journalism plays a vital role in a democratic society. Journalists are the truth seekers who keep our leaders accountable, and they share the stories that affect us all. Dive into this vital field, learn about news, and become a citizen journalist who can produce news on the go!
This program is designed for students who wish to become better writers and editors for online media. Study journalism with professionals who will share their techniques and thoughts about the future of media. Regardless of what you major in, all students benefit from becoming a more organized, coherent and persuasive communicator.
Experience a journalist’s process from idea development and reporting to editing and publishing
Gain hands on experience in citizen reporting and social media, shooting and editing video and photos all from your smartphone
Develop skills to interview sources for details, anecdotes, and quotes for feature stories
Create a final project exploring different aspects of the field including blog, video, photo, and podcast reporting