what does your future hold?
Selecting the right college and major is a big decision, but knowing who you are is key. Our programs in journalism and strategic communications and our award-winning faculty can help guide you on the right path.
Follow in the footsteps on our graduates who are putting their passion and talents to work as storytellers, innovators, and creative communicators. See what you can be at the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism.
While studying advertising, Logan learned how to build an important brand - himself. As a budding indie musician, Logan designed his band's logo, built a social media following, and promoted his 7,000-mile tour.
Elaine is using her journalism skills to build an interactive documentary tackling the issues of rural W.Va. Through multimedia storytelling, she is helping to create change in a small community.
Matt is building community through his restaurants in San Francisco and Tampa. As CEO of Salud Management Group, he uses his public relations knowledge to promote his businesses.
Armand's first mobile app emerged from an advertising class project, and now the young entrepreneur is using his enthusiasm for technology to "move the world forward."
Karen Snyder Duke
Karen turned her love for magazines into a rewarding career. Her education in journalism provided the foundation she needed to turn her passion into a profession.
Pro wrestling fans know him as "Zema Ion," but as a student Michael began to leverage his lessons in advertising to create his stage character for millions of wrestling fans around the world.
As a "people person," Brandon found his niche planning events for a PR firm in New York City. His background in public relations and outgoing personality are the perfect fit for his new career.
While studying public relations, Shae applied her classroom lessons to engage her peers in Wishmakers on Campus, WVU's first branch of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
When a news director discovered her talents on "WVU News," Erica was offered a weekend anchor position at WTOV9 -before she even graduated. Now, she is the station's main anchor.
Jamie was a born talker and storyteller and knew early on that journalism was the perfect fit for him. While in school, Jamie put his talents to work interning at ESPN and for the NFL desk at USA Today.
PASSIONATE ABOUT ADVERTISING
As an advertising student, Lauren takes advantage of everything from professional organizations to study abroad opportunities. Her is calendar is always full-and so is her resume.
Luke started his own media company while a student at WVU and says his public relations classes gave him the edge to be a successful entrepreneur. Now, eight years later, he has a second company.