Communication students gain valuable experience as reporters, editors, photographers, producers, directors, sales representatives and business managers for student media. Multimedia journalism students find opportunities on the award-winning newspaper, The Navigator, JU Radio, and the award-winning Dolphin Channel News. Public relations and advertising students manage campaigns for real-world clients as they run their own agency, Phin Communications. All students find networking opportunities with local media professionals through the student chapter of Florida Public Relations Association.
Stipends are awarded to students selected as editors and managers of student media organizations.
The Dolphin Channel
Join the staff of the award-winning Dolphin Channel, Jacksonville University's student-run TV station. Learn to produce visual content for broadcast and digital platforms, including social networks.
Learn how to produce a radio segment. Start your own radio show or podcast. Manage the radio station's advertising and social media. Join the staff of Dolphin Radio to explore all aspects of the radio industry.
Produce multimedia news content for JU's web-based student newspaper.
Phin Communications Public Relations Agency
Join the award-winning public relations and advertising agency to work with real-world clients in Jacksonville. Learn and apply every step of the strategic communication process to manage a brand's reputation. Develop special events, plan fundraising campaigns, manage social media content, and create advertisements.
Florida Public Relations Association
Join the JU student chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association. The FPRA is a leading professional organization dedicated to developing public relations practitioners. As a member of the JU student chapter, you will have access to the local and state organization's wide variety of professional development resources, including scholarships, workshops, webinars, and a job board. Each month, student members have access to the programs hosted by the Jacksonville Chapter and the chance to network with local media professionals.