Multimedia Journalism Master's Program News

Tiara Darnell ’18, a double-alum of the SOJC’s Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication master’s programs, opened Blaxicocina, the only soul food restaurant in Mexico City.
Multimedia Journalism Master’s alum Rita Sabler ’23 paired her digital art with animation skills she learned at the SOJC to create a beautiful and moving documentary about global funeral practices.
The UO School of Journalism and Communication’s journalism program is evolving at its fastest pace ever to prepare students for a field that’s going through big changes.
In spring 2023, members of the Multimedia Journalism Master’s program produced a documentary related to the racist history in Portland, Oregon, that dates back to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
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.
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.
Erika Bolstad ’20 came to the Multimedia Journalism Master’s program to learn how to make documentaries. Her first film, which solved a family mystery, started as her capstone project.
Multimedia Journalism Master’s grad Christena Dowsett turned heads with her short film “Be the Healing” about Dr. Joy DeGruy’s groundbreaking work on intergenerational trauma.
Sarah Shivley and Christena Dowsett’s documentary “Darcelle: One Life, Love and Dying” follows the late Portland icon Darcelle, the Guinness World Record holder for the oldest working drag queen.
Students in the Multimedia Journalism Master’s program took the unique approach of pursuing their class project as a group and told a meaningful story about longtime Portlanders.