Welcome to the Department of Journalism

Our mission is to educate students and provide leadership in an evolving media landscape by promoting excellence, integrity, creativity and social responsibility in telling the stories of a multicultural world.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position

We are looking for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in multimedia journalism across digital platforms.

Journalism Grad Karen Datangel Talks About Her Career at Salesforce

From the newsroom to the Salesforce Tower: Alum shares insights about working in marketing at tech giant.

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Journalism Scholarship and Grant Winners

We are proud to announce our Journalism scholarship and grant winners!

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Concentrations include Print and Online Journalism, and Photojournalism.

Journalism Faculty

Beth Renneisen

Lecturer

Is an award-winning visual journalist, writer and illustrator. Former Graphics Editor at the Marin Independent Journal in Marin County and contributing features writer and photographer for Gannett News Service. Her expertise includes an emphasis on experimental approaches to digital design, including animation, virtual worlds and interactive graphics, particularly on mobile devices.

Student Publications

Golden Gate Xpress

Xpress Publications and its staff members are dedicated to providing an independent and accurate information source for the San Francisco State University campus and the greater Bay Area community.

Research and Civic Engagement

Renaissance Journalism

The Journalism Department and faculty members frequently partner with Renaissance Journalism and Storytelling Center, which sponsors strategic media projects addressing equity and social justice initiatives.

Upcoming Events

  1. Lauren Markham, author of "The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life"

    Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:00am
    Humanities Building, Room 309