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MCJ Week set for April 20-24
Students in the MCJ 159S Public Relations Cases & Campaigns class will host the university's first-ever Mass Communication & Journalism (MCJ) Week April 20-14. Each of the Department's five options will have its own day to showcase the program and reconnect with alumni. Monday is Multimedia Day, Tuesday is Advertising Day, Wednesday is Print Journalism Day, Thursday is Broadcast Journalism Day and Friday is Public Relations Day. Events will be held at various locations throughout campus and everything is free and open to the public. MCJ Week is designed to provide added value for current MCJ students and encourage other Fresno State students to consider majoring or minoring in MCJ. In addition, the week will serve as an opportunity for MCJ alumni to reconnect with the Department. Stay tuned for a full schedule and more information! 

 

About MCJ:

Contemplating an exciting career in mass communication and journalism? Check out the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ). Graduates of the program are well represented on the staffs of many of America’s finest newspapers, radio and television stations, broadcast and film production companies, advertising agencies, and public relations firms.

MCJ graduates in print journalism are working for newspapers such as the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Fresno Bee, and other major newspapers. Graduates in broadcast journalism are heavily represented on the staffs of Fresno radio and television stations. They also can be found at CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN, and PBS. Graduates in advertising are working for agencies that include: J. Walter Thompson, Chiat/Day, Publicis and Hal Riney, and Foote, Cone, and Belding. Public relations graduates have obtained jobs with American Airlines, Caltrans, Coca-Cola, and other nationally known entities. The department’s advertising students regularly finish high in regional and national competitions sponsored by the American Advertising Federation.