Programs & Organizations
The Bloomberg-UNC Business Journalism Diversity Program has two aims: to introduce journalism students to the dynamic field of business journalism and to increase diversity among journalists reporting on business. This program is an intensive, five-day workshop based at the UNC School of Media and Journalism and the newsroom of Bloomberg News in New York City. Students come to Chapel Hill for three days of intensive instruction in business journalism and then travel to New York for two days to visit the Bloomberg newsroom to see how reporters and editors put their journalism skills to work.
The mission of the Carolina Association of Black Journalists (CABJ) is to prepare minority students for a career in various fields of journalism with the ultimate goal to diversify the journalism industry.
The CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program is an intensive hands-on workshop led by professionals at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the University of North Carolina journalism faculty in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The program is for college seniors or graduate students within six months of graduation and pursuing broadcast careers as producers, reporters, photojournalists and web editors.
The program, which honors civil rights journalist and former professor Chuck Stone, works to create a thriving generation of young journalists and media professionals and to increase diversity in the industry. It attracts rising high school seniors to participate in four days of instruction by professors.
The journalism programs at UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. Central University partner with Durham civic and church leaders, volunteers and residents to launch the Northeast Central Durham Community VOICE, a community news publication serving Northeast Central Durham (NECD).
Latijam, an initiative of the School of Media and Journalism, is a cultural development effort dedicated to improve journalism and strategic communication of Latino life in North Carolina and beyond.
The School of Media and Journalism offers six study abroad exchanges in London, Paris, Buenos Aires, Brisbane, Hong Kong and Pamplona.
The Visiting International Scholars (VIS) program was created for academics and professional journalists and other communicators who wish to spend at least a semester, but usually a year, in the school and the University.