Special Programs

For Undergraduates

CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program

The CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program is an intensive hands-on workshop led by professionals at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, N.C. and UNC journalism faculty. It is geared toward college seniors or graduate students finishing their programs and pursuing broadcast careers.

Carolina Community Media Project

The Carolina Community Media Project is dedicated to the proposition that strong community media help strengthen communities, and that communities with a vital civic life and a sense of place are key to high livability in a free democratic society.

Latino/a Journalism and Media

Latijam is a cultural development effort dedicated to improve journalism and strategic communication of Latino life in North Carolina and beyond. The Latijam website offers resources that assist students, scholars and professionals to portray the vitality, complexity and potential of Latino communities.

N.C. College Media Association

College media staffs and advisers across North Carolina are invited to participate in this association aimed at supporting and encouraging college media operations on public and private university and college campuses. 

Sports Communication

Launched in 2002 with a $1 million anonymous donation, the Sports Communication Program provides courses about sports and the media, offers internships and scholarships for students, and brings visiting lecturers to the school.


For Graduate Students

Interdisciplinary Health Communication

The Interdisciplinary Health Communication initiative fosters synergy among Carolina’s leading programs in media and journalism, public health, information and library science, psychology and allied fields that are working together to build a new science of health communication.

M.A. / J.D. Dual Degree Program

The School of Media and Journalism and School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers an M.A./J.D. dual degree program for students interested in mass communication law.

Science and Medical Journalism Program

The school's master's program in science and medical journalism teaches the skills needed to work as a practicing science and medical journalist in print and electronic media.


For High School Students or Teachers

N.C. Scholastic Media Association

NCSMA is a statewide organization that promotes excellence in scholastic journalism and encourages respect for freedom of the press. It also promotes professional growth for journalism advisers.

Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media

The Chuck Stone Program, inspired by UNC journalism professor emeritus Chuck Stone’s life-long commitment to increase voices of diversity, is one of the top multiple-platform storytelling workshops for students from underrepresented populations. 

Carolina Sports Journalism Camp

The Carolina Sports Journalism Camp is for rising high school juniors and seniors with an interest in sports and media. The four-day residential workshop includes instructional sessions on sports play-by-play, sports writing, sports photography and more.