Welcome to the School of Journalism, where the culture of mentoring is the norm, whether in the Convergence Center working with your professor on a news story or in Studio C preparing for a sportscast or newscast.

You will find opportunities to intern in our nation’s capital through the Washington Program or spend a semester working with the local media on a senior project. Here you will find faculty who worked in major media markets and who also have degrees from Harvard, Northwestern, and Missouri.

Come join us.


The Eleventh Annual Schieffer Symposium on the News

March 2, 2015

The The Eleventh Annual Schieffer Symposium on the News will take place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ed Landreth Auditorium on the TCU campus. Online registration for this event will be available beginning March 6, 2015. Click here to for more information.

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Prototype Photojournalism Project Wins Knight Foundation Grant

November 3, 2014

A project developed at the School of Journalism has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The project, called Photostreamer, was developed during the summer of 2014 by Kent Chapline, director of student media and instructor at the School, and Andrew Chavez, then the School’s director of digital… Read more »

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Applications for Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp now open

October 29, 2014

The School of Journalism is now accepting applications for its annual Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp. During the camp, young aspiring journalists learn to create news stories across multiple media platforms. The two-week intensive program is open to rising high school juniors and seniors, as well as incoming first-year students who have been admitted into TCU… Read more »

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Student journalists’ work featured in Star-Telegram special report

May 16, 2014

This semester, aspiring reporters in TCU’s School of Journalism participated in an innovative capstone course that allowed them to cut their teeth in the competitive field of newspaper journalism. Working under the direction of professional Star-Telegram editors, 12 senior-level students produced investigative special reports on civil asset forfeitures, an important issue affecting Tarrant County. The… Read more »

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Students recall capstone experience in final class exercise

May 6, 2014

While most college students spent their last day in class taking a final with pen and paper, 12 journalism students from the School of Journalism met with industry professionals to discuss their unique semester-long project. Throughout the semester, the students worked with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in investigative teams reporting on civil asset forfeiture. The… Read more »

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