News Reporting & Editing

From London to Paris: In the Footsteps of Ernie Pyle

Follow in the footsteps of Indiana native Ernie Pyle, one of America’s most famous World War II correspondents. From London to Paris: In the Footsteps of Ernie Pyle is a 4 credit, semester-long course during spring semester on the life and times of Pyle. The class includes spring break travel to London, England, and Normandy and Paris, France.

Words and Pictures

Words and Pictures unites photography, writing and multimedia to simulate the workings of a newsroom. Taught by a handful of Media School professors, the course spans three unique class sections with a different focus that collaborate once weekly. Students work in teams reporting a single story for the entire semester.

Television News

Television News focuses on the preparation and presentation of news for television. Students produce the school’s newscast program, “IU NewsNet”.

Student work

USA Today Network partnership

Students in professor of practice Kelley French's spring 2020 Story Mechanics course published 17 stories in USA Today Network publications through a partnership between The Media School and the network.

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Michael I. Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism

The Michael I. Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism teachs and produces top-tier investigative journalism covering the state of Indiana and beyond.

National Sports Journalism Center

The National Sports Journalism Center promotes the practice and research of sports journalism across the globe. It is affiliated with The Media School and provides experiential education opportunities and free extracurricular workshops to students interested in sports media.


The news reporting and editing concentration will provide you with the skills to think critically, creatively and independently, whether your ambition is to be a writer, designer, editor, photographer, anchor or producer.

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Deanna Allbrittin

Broadcast journalism classes, travel courses, student journalism and lasting relationships with professors-turned-mentors all helped lay the foundation for the career I have now.

Deanna Allbrittin, BAJ’13, reporter at WFTV Orlando