Register for fall classes: Priority Registration: Mar 31 Graduate Students: Apr 3 Seniors: Apr 4-7 Juniors: Apr 10-14 Sophmores: Apr 17-21 Freshmen: Apr 24-28

How Will You Spend Your Summer?

We’re offering a wide range of exciting course this summer, like visual communication, principles of strategic communication, social media and society, media ethics and much more. Get a required course out of the way or try something totally new.

NPR Next Generation Radio

Kickstart Your Public Media Career

It’s time to apply for NPR’s Next Generation Radio Bootcamp, taking place at the Reynolds School May 21-26. Learn cutting-edge production and storytelling techniques from public media pros and earn $500. Get your application in by April 17.

Find An Internship

Your Gateway To Real-World Learning

Each student majoring in journalism is required to complete a professional internship with a minimum of 150 hours in the field of media prior to graduation. We have collected internship listings across all media locally, around the state and across the country.

Build Your Own Media Major

A Journalism degree from the Reynolds School is more than traditional print and broadcast training. We’re training the next generation of media makers for jobs that might not even exist yet. We’re looking for students who want to experiment, play and push the current boundaries of media forward. We focus on three main areas of study: news, strategic communications and visual design. However, students are encouraged to mix and match courses to meet their unique interests and vision.

News Focus

Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information - it's also the product of these activities. This track focuses on the traditional practice of journalism.

Next Steps

See what a focus in news can do for your career in media.

Strategic Communications

This track encompasses a variety of media disciplines, including public relations, integrated marketing, management communication, social media and advertising.

Next Steps

See what a focus in Strategic Communications can do for your career in media.

Visual Communication

If you're interested in photography, video, graphic design, page layout or user experience design - courses from the visual track might be in your future.

Next Steps

See what a focus in Visual Communication can do for your career in media.

Media Innovation M.A.

Curriculum

Our cohort-based program is built on a collaborative model that includes theoretical structure as well as practical training.

Faculty

Reynolds School faculty are committed to creating journalism that matters.

Affordability

Tuition at the University of Nevada is more affordable than at many other schools and financial assistance is available.

Facilities + Equipment

Each student is assigned a dedicated computer during the program and a Nikon DSLR camera, with video cameras and audio equipment available.

Environment

Located just 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and a quick drive to the Black Rock Desert, numerous hot springs and hiking trails.

The Reynolds School offers an customizable, accelerated, affordable program.

This graduate program is designed to educate an emerging class of innovative professionals working at the intersection of journalism, strategic communication and interactive media. The program is structured in an three-semester intimate cohort model with focuses in media entrepreneurship, media studies and news innovation.

Graduates go on to become social media managers, business developers, entrepreneurial journalists, content strategists, writers and public relations professionals.

Research grants and teaching assistantships are available. 

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