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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

Gracies Awards

ELEVENnews Students win at gracie awards

Four ElevenNEWS students from the School of Communications won Gracie Awards in the student national-level competition this year. The Gracie Awards is a national-level contest hosted by the Alliance for Women in Media to recognize achievements by women across all media. The numerous winners from Brigham Young University in this year’s competition highlight the caliber of students […]

Faculty News

Pat Wheeler

Morgan State University professor visits BYU

Pat Wheeler, a public relations professor from Morgan State University in Baltimore, visited BYU campus this past week to observe the Communications Department. Wheeler has taught public relations and advertising at Morgan State for the past four years. She participated in an exchange program in which a communications professor from BYU recently visited Morgan State […]

Alumni News

Madison Avenue

Making it There: Beginnings of Comms NYC Internship

In 1977, Ray Beckham started the New York City Internship Program for Communications majors’ after hearing students repeatedly talk about their future in what he says were limited terms. In 1979, a white Ford Crown Victoria departed Provo, Utah, bound for New York City. As four young men drove across the George Washington Bridge, they gazed in […]

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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.