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Multimedia Journalism

Major and Minor

What will I learn?

So much has changed in the communication world, but learning the basics remain crucial. We start our students with the fundamentals of journalism, and then show how to present their work in a variety of ways, including print and digital.

You will study the fundamentals of news writing, including methods of news judgment, news gathering and modern news style. Emphasis will be placed on the coverage of breaking news events.

Why study at Simpson?

Here are a few of our favorite reasons:

Our enviable location close to Des Moines provides you with amazing internship and job opportunities.

Simpson Student Media consistently wins awards and honors for excellence from our associations.

Learn from the Best
You will learn from professors who have excelled in the industry prior to coming to Simpson.

Connected Alumni
Our vast alumni network knows the value of a Simpson education and is waiting to help you take the next steps in your career.

Explore the Department of Multimedia Communication

The work is exciting and important and so are the opportunities and experiences. So why not take a closer look at what's available at Simpson? Our track record will impress you.

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Simpson Success Stories

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Our students and alumni share how Simpson helped them define achievement on their own terms

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Checking In with Baillee Furst ’20

Checking In with Baillee Furst ’20

The marketing communications and event planning manager for the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce had a different career in mind before discovering her passion

My internships helped shape who I am.

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Joel Clifton '89, Chris Hanson '99, Emily Beckmann '09

Joel Clifton '89, Chris Hanson '99, Emily Beckmann '09

Lessing Flynn Advertising

Often we find ourselves in conversations that begin, ‘Well, when I was at Simpson….’

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Jason Alley '99

Jason Alley '99

First Advertiser To Win National Gold ADDY Award

We just believe advertising should be truthful, should be beautiful, it should be about story.

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