• Eric Weeks '16, a producer at NBC Connecticut, speaks at a networking event about careers in broadcast production on Sept. 29, 2021.
  • Environmental journalism students photograph UConn biodiversity collections.
  • A scene from the making of the UConn Journalism documentary “Locked Out: American Dream in Jeopardy.”
  • Visual journalism students with award-winning photographer Greg Miller
  • Journalism students listen to panel of alumni from ESPN and NBC Connecticut discuss how they got started in their careers. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)
  • Ryan Kim '19 and Associate Prof. Marie Shanahan discuss the week in Connecticut news for TheRoundupCT newsletter.
  • Environmental Journalism students interview an expert beside Swan Lake.
  • 'Confronting Racism as Journalists' event with columnists Kevin Blackistone, Helen Ubinas and Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
  • High school journalism students get drone photography demonstration.

We are the only nationally accredited journalism program in New England.
We prepare students to become intelligent, responsible, articulate journalists,
and clear, effective communicators in all forms of media.

Welcome to UConn Journalism

Learn about our nationally accredited journalism program in this Q&A with Department Head Marie K. Shanahan.

Our Faculty

All faculty members have significant backgrounds as professional journalists, including two Pulitzer Prize winners.

Student Work

Our students produce works of journalism in all forms of media, from written stories to podcasts to documentaries.

Our Courses

 We offer rigorous and varied courses in reporting, writing, journalism ethics and news media production.

Internship Opportunites

Find out how an internship can help you gain valuable professional experience before graduation.


We offer current students scholarships and awards totaling approximately $20,000 annually.

Spring 2022 Office Hours

Monday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm


Contact Us

Email: journalism@uconn.edu
Address: Department of Journalism
365 Fairfield Way, U-1129
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: 860-486-4221
Social: Facebook: uconnjournalism
Twitter: @UConnJournalism

For general undergraduate advising questions, contact: clasasc@uconn.edu

The Department of Journalism at the University of Connecticut is accredited under the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) standards. Read more about ACEJMC accreditation»