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  • Real World Experience

    Journalism students create audio-visual content for print, digital, and broadcast. BYU Communications students have served big names such as Nike, Nestle and Deseret Book. Students routinely fill competitive internships and go on to prestigious jobs in their respective fields.

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  • Student Labs

    The School of Communications offers students the use of 12 state-of-the-art labs, including print/digital and broadcast newsrooms, two student work rooms, three research labs and rooms for focus groups and interviews.

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  • Mentored Learning

    To bridge the gap between classroom and workplace, and under the direction of expert faculty, students work in one of the department’s award-winning learning laboratories: Bradley Public Relations Agency, print/digital and broadcast newsrooms, and the Advanced Advertising Lab.

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  • Strong Grounding

    BYU’s communications programs instill a firm grasp of communication theory and principles and teach practical workplace skills. The undergraduate programs in advertising, journalism, and public relations are routinely ranked among the top in the nation.

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  • Top Recognition

    Communications students regularly receive national recognition from industry organizations such as the American Advertising Federation, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Public Relations Student Society of America.

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School of Communications Features

Student News



Six Brigham Young University (BYU) students have just been announced as national finalists of The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards. SPJ is one of the oldest organizations representing journalists in the United States. Focused around promoting and defending First Amendment guarantees, it uses the Mark of Excellence Awards to honor […]

Faculty News


New Associate Directors Announced

On Wednesday, May 13, School of Communications incoming director Ed Carter announced the appointment of Tom Robinson, professor, and Clark Callahan, associate professor, as associate directors of the School, effective June 1. Robinson will work with graduate studies and Callahan will take on the undergraduate studies responsibilities. “Tom and Clark are well-prepared to make many […]

Alumni News


Comms Advertising Grad Launches “StorySnacker” App Idea on Kickstarter

StorySnacker to Launch in Fall, Funding on Kickstarter Now Fun New App Offers “Snack-Size Stories” for Time-Crunched Parents StorySnacker is the brainchild of award-winning children’s book author Erik Slangerup. His new app is designed to give parents more chances to fit storytime into their modern, busy lives with a mobile collection of original, 60-second, “snack-size […]

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Looking into a Comms Degree?

A new promotional video for the BYU School of Communications highlights the high caliber program, facilities and on-campus organizations that help students thrive in the real world of professional communications, namely the AdLab, Bradley PR, The Universe and BYU Eleven News. Watch this video to see if a degree in Communications is right for you.