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We are the content creators, message makers and storytellers in a society eager for information. In Gannon's journalism communication program, you will master techniques in news gathering and storytelling, learn about multiplatform digital media and traditional media and create important, timely and accurate stories through an array of media that can shape our world for the better.
Gain real-world knowledge in key journalism communication courses including:
Writing for Print/New Media: Explore the art and science of reporting through lab exercises and live assignments.
Advanced/Specialized Reporting: Take your knowledge a step further with a focus on specific "beat" coverage areas including criminal justice, local government, education and the environment while engaging with high-profile officials in each realm.
Sports Journalism: Learn the art of sports reporting, game coverage, feature writing and issue stories as you cover Gannon sports, local minor league teams and more.
Feature Writing: Choose topics that interest you and produce long-form stories suitable for publication.
Gannon's journalism communication program will help you build a diverse and impressive portfolio to prepare you for your career. Through an array of exciting opportunities you can:
“The faculty and staff ... have challenged me to step outside my comfort zone and develop my potential as a young creative mind in the field of journalism. (The program) will enhance your skill set to make you a valued and well-sought after member in many aspects of the emerging media.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Jennifer Allen CatellierAssistant ProfessorDirector, Graduate Program
Shawn ClerkinAssociate Professor
Lindsey DiTirroAssistant Professor
Francis GarlandAssistant Professor
Mary GensheimerAssistant ProfessorCo-Director
Angela HowellAssistant ProfessorTechnical Director
Alaina ManchesterAssistant ProfessorDirector, Theatre
Anne O'NeillAssociate Professor
Megan WollerAssistant Professor
Daniel AdamusAdjunct Lecturer
Jason BeckerAdjunct Lecturer
Erika BerlinAdjunct Lecturer
Lauren BloreAdjunct Lecturer
Ellise ChaseAdjunct Lecturer
Benito DiStefanoAdjunct Lecturer
Danielle Dolin-BaneAdjunct Lecturer
Tina FitzgeraldAdjunct Lecturer
Kimber ForresterAdjunct Lecturer
Brian KuzmanAdjunct Lecturer
Sean LaffertyAdjunct Lecturer
Chester LaPriceAdjunct Lecturer
Michael MalthanerAdjunct Lecturer
Sean MorphyAdjunct Lecturer
Linda Mukina FelkerAdjunct Lecturer
Hollin NiesAdjunct Lecturer
Abigail PaulsonAdjunct Lecturer
Lee SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Lori SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
William SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Rebecca StynAdjunct Lecturer
Sonya WhitmanAdjunct Lecturer
Alexander WollerAdjunct Lecturer