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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Latest Features

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Spanish-Language Journalism

Journalism Dept invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Spanish-Language Journalism for Aug 2018.

Journalist Sylvie Sturm wins Otto Bos memorial scholarship

A veteran, award-winning journalist returning to school to help herself and the news media muscle up for today’s challenges has be

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Concentrations include Print and Online Journalism, and Photojournalism.

Journalism Faculty

Jon Funabiki

Professor, Faculty Advisor

In addition to teaching, Jon Funabiki is executive director of Renaissance Journalism, which sponsors local and national social justice journalism initiatives. A career media specialist, he been an international news reporter for The San Diego Union, executive director of the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism and deputy director of Media, Arts and Culture for The Ford Foundation, one of the world’s leading philanthropic institutions. Funabiki also directs the university’s Lab for Media and Community.

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.

Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism

CIIJ strives to improve the Four Rs of the Journalism Pipeline: Recruitment, Retention, Revitalization, and Research.

Upcoming Events

  1. Indhira Rojas, founder of Anxy Magazine

    Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 3:35pm
    Humanities 309