Media, Journalism & Digital Storytelling Department – Asbury University
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Media, Journalism & Digital Storytelling Department

Leverage state-of-the-art technology to become a master storyteller across a wide variety of platforms.

As a Media Communication student at Asbury University, you’ll learn the art of storytelling and communicating ideas. You’ll gain experience in many aspects of media—from audio production to interactive media and film/TV production—while also focusing your studies on a specific area through the six emphases available in the major. As you learn, you’ll have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art equipment and explore the practical hands-on application of what you learn in the classroom.

As a Journalism major or minor at Asbury University, you’ll be prepared to write and create for any media format, from print to online to broadcast. You’ll learn how the power of writing, photo imaging and graphics can bring meaning in an ever-changing marketplace of ideas, and you’ll gain experience with writing, editing, photojournalism, television production, shooting documentaries and more. Students with a Journalism major or minor gain not only professional journalistic skills but an understanding of how Christian values can be applied to competent leadership over print and online media ranging from newspapers and magazines to public relations and advertising materials.

Department News

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Journalism department wins multiple awards

May 31, 2022 — Asbury’s Media Journalism department’s Collegian newspaper won the 2022 Kentucky Broadcasters Association (KBA) award for best website, along with journalism student Allie Sutton winning three KBA awards in different news story and reporting categories.

Asbury Premieres College Tour Episode on Campus

November 2, 2021 — Asbury University's The College Tour episode can now be streamed online at asbury.edu/collegetour. In celebration of Asbury’s nationally-streamed television show episode, the university hosted a fun, in-chapel campus event which included complimentary popcorn and a live-streamed appearance of the show’s host, Alex Boylan, who interacted with Asbury President, Dr. Kevin Brown.

Goofy Comes to Campus

September 20, 2021 — The magical arrival of a certain Disney voice actor had Asbury University exclaiming “Gawrsh!” On Sept. 9, Bill Farmer, the voice of Goofy, visited campus and spoke to students and faculty about the inspiring path that led to his voice acting career and his incorporation of faith into the world of animation.