Journalists provide a vital service to democracy by keeping citizens informed and holding elected leaders accountable. 

Journalists tell stories that educate and entertain, helping expand the perspective of their readers and viewers. When you study journalism and digital media at St. 爱德华的, 你将学会面试, 组织信息, 写, 编辑, 使用数字工具, ensuring that you can update your skills as newsroom technology evolves. 

新闻 & 数码媒体在圣. 爱德华的能力包括新闻素养, journalistic practice and digital skills through the lens of civic understanding and engagement. Our program trains students to conceptualize and produce stories using data and digital tools in a liberal arts context that holds humanism as a core value. 关于隐私的问题, 数据所有权, and automation are actively considered and discussed as students learn to 写 chatbots, 创建数据可视化, 拍摄和编辑视频, 并讲述引人入胜的音频故事. We also teach our students to 写 with accuracy, rigor, and clarity.

You’ll learn how to 写 for digital outlets, 使用社交媒体作为报告工具, 拍摄和编辑视频, and use computer science and coding to enhance your work. You’ll graduate prepared to work in any type of media environment.

Outside the classroom, hone your craft as a reporter or 编辑or at the student news outlet, 山顶的观点以及在奥斯汀的实习. As a state capital and the home of multiple media organizations, Austin is an ideal place to work in the field of journalism. Your training will also help you succeed in public relations, 业务, research — and any field that prioritizes people skills and clear communication.


新闻与数字媒体 minors go on to a variety of careers and graduate schools from St. 爱德华的. 这里有一个例子.

  • 记者和编辑 奥斯汀American-Statesman, Dallas Morning News, the Juneau Empire, at the Center for Responsive Politics, Washington, D.C. 以及其他出版物
  • 政策处处长 & 德克萨斯州达拉斯市的通讯
  • Social Media 市场营销 and 沟通s professionals
  • Future newsroom leaders earning graduate degrees at elite programs, including the Berkeley 研究生 School of 新闻, Columbia University 研究生 School of 新闻, 纽约大学新闻研究生院, Medill School of 新闻 at Northwestern University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public 沟通s at Syracuse University 

有关新闻的更多信息 & 数码媒体在圣. 爱德华大学,请联系和 Jena Heath教授他负责协调这个项目. The 新闻与数字媒体 minor is part of the Department of Literature, 写作与修辞.



Students may practice their skills working at the 山顶的观点, the campus newspaper, which is both online and in print. 有写作的机会, 拍摄照片或视频, 设计, 复制编辑, 广告销售. These positions can be for course cr编辑 and/or pay.


The 新闻 program strives to give students opportunities to interact in person with 练习记者 尽可能经常. 


每年, an outstanding graduating senior in the 新闻 program is selected for the Michele Kay Outstanding Student Journalist Award. They receive $300 underwritten by 山顶的观点 in honor of Kay, a St. 365比分网电竞 graduate, professional journalist for 40 years, and St. 爱德华大学教员. She inspired students to participate in campus journalism and created the 新闻 minor. 她于2011年去世.