News from the School of Journalism and Communication

Find out what SOJC students, faculty, and alumni are up to on campus, on the national stage, and beyond.

As a journalism major in the UO School of Journalism and Communication, Jane Glazer ’24 expected to be a reporter. But the multimedia journalism graduate program showed her a different career path.
Sierra McClain ’19 had always been drawn to journalism, so she applied to the one-year Journalism Master’s program. She has already made some impressive progress in her career.
Jackie Gutierrez, MA ’21 (journalism), is the founder of Women Kick Balls, an independent media company focused on authentic storytelling centered around women’s soccer.
The SOJC alum, who has been an entrepreneur since she was a young girl, launched The Jefas, a first-of-its-kind beauty platform with aspirations to be the Sephora for Latina-founded brands. 
In this special feature, the UO Alumni Association featured the many contributions of the Latine/x community at the university and around the world, including those of two SOJC alumni.
Few people are lucky enough to have a day job or a side gig that allows them to accomplish good in the community while living out their creative dreams. Sommer Martin ’17, who has a master’s degree in multimedia journalism, has both.
Nicole Alstrin, who is studying advertising and sustainable business, embarked on a transformative journey during her 2023 summer break in the United Kingdom through Global Education Oregon.
Attila Schillinger, originally from Hungary, brings expertise in international business and sustainability public relations to the School of Journalism and Communication.
Bart Brewer, a student in the Journalism Master’s program, took J-508 Visual Studies Journalism during the summer term expecting an easy refresher course. He shares why it was so much better.
The School of Journalism and Communication launched a new master’s degree in immersive media communication, providing an exciting reality for creative careers.