Real World, Right Now

Our programs prepare you for life after college by providing valuable experience both inside and outside the classroom.

A student laughs while listening to a guest speaker.

Build connections for a lifetime

The School of Journalism and New Media's slogan, "real world, right now," reflects our commitment to exposing students to real opportunities and challenges, preparing them for their dream jobs. In addition to classes, the campus and Oxford offer opportunities to gain valuable knowledge. Through our centers and conferences, you'll connect with professionals in journalism and integrated marketing communications.


Student smiles for a photo while sitting in a radio booth.
Two students talk while looking down at a laptop.

S. Gale Denley Student Media Center

Located in Bishop Hall, the SMC is home to the student yearbook, newspaper, news station, and radio station. The best thing? You can start working there from day 1! Dive deep into the newsroom with these paid opportunities for writers, designers, photographers, videographers, social media managers, and so much more!

Three girls smile and pose for a photo.
A man speaks into a microphone.

IMC Connect!

This annual event connects senior leaders in integrated marketing communications (IMC) from both research and practice. Students in Dr. Bradshaw's event planning class spend the year planning all the details and running the show when the event takes place each spring. Past guests include leaders at FedEx, Chick-fil-a, Boeing, CVS, Carnival Cruise Line, Las Vegas Raiders, and more.

A group of students pose for a photo.
Six students stand infront of a screen and give a presentation.

Student Organizations

Whether you're looking to grow your skills in advertising or PR, serve the SOJNM as an ambassador or get involved with the student-run fashion magazine, we have student clubs for everyone.

Professor talks to a classroom of students.
Three students pose for a photo in front of a large soccer arena.

Study abroad with the SOJNM

Each May, professors from the SOJNM lead journalism and IMC students on an enriching month-long study abroad trip. You'll have the opportunity to take core classes with your friends while immersing yourself in new cultures and gaining valuable knowledge. Join us for an unforgettable educational experience!

A student stands on the football sidelines while holding a camera.
Four students smile while standing on a football field.

Intern with Ole Miss Athletics

Interning with our athletics department offers students an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the dynamic world of sports. As an intern, you can work behind the scenes as photographers and videographers, capturing the excitement and essence of game days. You'll can also collaborate with our events and digital marketing teams, playing a crucial role in crafting the fan experience for our diverse range of sports teams. This hands-on experience will enhance your skills and allow you to be an integral part of the vibrant and energetic atmosphere that defines our athletic events.

Ignacio Murillo

Why should you get involved?

"The best advice I have for students is to intern as much as possible and work at the Student Media Center. I learned a lot about journalism and working on teams. Don’t be scared to go big."

Ignacio Murillo

Global Talent Casting Director at Vogue, B.A.J. Class of 2014