Multimedia Journalism Master's Program Student Work

Our students land critical interviews and use the latest multimedia technology to tell gripping stories as they gain hands-on journalism experience.

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.
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.
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.
Jahlysa Azaret had so many questions about her lineage in Ghana. So, for her life-changing Multimedia Journalism Master’s capstone project, she traveled to Accra to document and explore her heritage.
A Multimedia Journalism Master’s student created an immersive sound narrative to share the perspectives of a blind woman.
A Multimedia Journalism Master’s student’s documentary film confronting institutional racism in Portland government debuted at the Vanport Mosaic Film Festival.
For his capstone project, a Multimedia Journalism Master’s launched an adventure-story podcast about stepping into the unknown and achieving goals.
See five ways that SOJC faculty and students, with the help of the Agora Journalism Center, are engaging with Oregon communities as journalists.