Photojournalism Emphasis

Visual messages pervade today's society more intensely than ever. Newspapers, magazines, billboards, television and other sources constantly surround us with images. Photojournalism majors can prepare themselves to become part of that visual communication field.

Career Opportunities in Photojournalism

Students in the photojournalism sequence receive theoretical, technical, and practical training in news photography, and publication and Web site design. Graduates pursue careers in:

  • News Photography
  • Picture Editing
  • Publication Design (for newspapers, magazines, or public relations organizations)
  • Website Design (for newspapers, magazines or any corporation with online capabilities)


A roaring river

Internship Opportunities in Photojournalism

The following web sites will be useful in your search for internships. Please click on the links below to begin your search.

Rising Star Internships

New job. New World

Fran's Lanting, photographer

Washington Post Summer Internships

The New York Times Company

The Morning Sun, Pittsburg
Contact, Mike Gullett

The Kansas City Star
Kansas City, Mo.
Contact, Mike Gullett

The Joplin Globe
Joplin, Mo
Contact, Mike Gullett

NPPA National Press Photographers Association (membership required)

Time Warner

Gannett Co. (USA Today; Newspapers; Television)

Knight-Ridder Tribune

Editor & Publisher