Welcome to the School of Journalism, where the culture of mentoring is the norm, whether in the Convergence Center working with your professor on a news story or in Studio C preparing for a sportscast or newscast.

You will find opportunities to intern in our nation’s capital through the Washington Program or spend a semester working with the local media on a senior project. Here you will find faculty who worked in major media markets and who also have degrees from Harvard, Northwestern, and Missouri.

Come join us.


Student journalists’ work featured in Star-Telegram special report

May 16, 2014

This semester, aspiring reporters in TCU’s School of Journalism participated in an innovative capstone course that allowed them to cut their teeth in the competitive field of newspaper journalism. Working under the direction of professional Star-Telegram editors, 12 senior-level students produced investigative special reports on civil asset forfeitures, an important issue affecting Tarrant County. The… Read more »

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Students recall capstone experience in final class exercise

May 6, 2014

While most college students spent their last day in class taking a final with pen and paper, 12 journalism students from the School of Journalism met with industry professionals to discuss their unique semester-long project. Throughout the semester, the students worked with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in investigative teams reporting on civil asset forfeiture. The… Read more »

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Cummins, Harris take home top Milner awards for 2013-2014

May 1, 2014

At the third annual Jay and Gail Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Awards, senior Lauren Cummins and Jake Harris received the top awards of reporter and editor of the year. The awards were announced at the student media awards luncheon that honors the best in student journalism from the past year. The story of the year… Read more »

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John Tisdale named interim director for School of Journalism

April 28, 2014

As the School of Journalism prepares to separate from the School of Strategic Communication on June 1, the independent School of Journalism has selected a new interim director. John Tisdale, Ph.D., will lead the School of Journalism. The new schools of journalism and strategic communication will remain within the Bob Schieffer College of Communication. As interim director, Tisdale will be… Read more »

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Alumnus Ken Bunting remembered as a ‘journalist’s journalist’

April 21, 2014

TCU alumnus and longtime news industry leader Ken Bunting has died in Columbia, Mo. He was 65. Bunting, who graduated from TCU in 1970, distinguished himself early in his professional life as a reporter, a middle manager, newsroom leader and top executive in the newspaper business. “Ken was a professional colleague, a friend and a… Read more »

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