Welcome to the Department of Journalism

Our mission is to educate students and provide leadership in an evolving media landscape by promoting excellence, integrity, creativity and social responsibility in telling the stories of a multicultural world.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position

We are looking for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in multimedia journalism across digital platforms.

Journalism Grad Karen Datangel Talks About Her Career at Salesforce

From the newsroom to the Salesforce Tower: Alum shares insights about working in marketing at tech giant.

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Journalism Scholarship and Grant Winners

We are proud to announce our Journalism scholarship and grant winners!

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Concentrations include Print and Online Journalism, and Photojournalism.

Journalism Faculty

Sachi Cunningham

Assistant Professor, Faculty Advisor

Previously she was a staff video journalist at the Los Angeles Times, where she covered national and international stories. Prior to the Times, Cunningham worked on the staff of the PBS news documentary series FRONTLINE and FRONTLINE/World, where she covered stories around the world. The Emmys, Webbys and Pictures of the Year International, among others, have honored Cunningham’s work.

Student Publications

Golden Gate Xpress

Xpress Publications and its staff members are dedicated to providing an independent and accurate information source for the San Francisco State University campus and the greater Bay Area community.

Research and Civic Engagement

Renaissance Journalism

The Journalism Department and faculty members frequently partner with Renaissance Journalism and Storytelling Center, which sponsors strategic media projects addressing equity and social justice initiatives.

Upcoming Events

  1. LaToya Tooles, Youth Radio

    Monday, September 24, 2018 at 2:00pm
    Humanities Building, Room 309