Broadcasting Major

Redefine the media landscape

Watch VideoExplore Admissions Apply Now
Students in broadcasting booth

Broadcasting

Studying broadcasting means being the next generation to take over the media landscape while rubbing shoulders with politicians, sports figures and celebrities. Inside the classroom, you can help produce a live TV newscast or DJ for the college's radio station. Outside the classroom, there are tons of ways to get involved, from HuskerVision to the Hearst journalism competition. Whether you want to be the star or behind the scenes, there are two options in this major:

 
BROADCAST NEWS
BROADCAST PRODUCTION
 
Do From Day One drawn text

Our students hit the ground running the minute they step into Andersen Hall. Your portfolio will build itself through each class, from an intro-level reporting course to producing a student-run newscast.

  • Class celebrates award for covering election
    Professor McCoy's broadcast news writing class won the Eric Sevareid Award for their coverage of the 2016 election.
  • Class taking place during 2016 election
    Class time is anytime, especially when covering the dynamic 2016 election.
Learn Heading script

Work alongside professor Trina Creighton a former reporter, news director, news anchor and producer. 

See Trina’s Credentials
Trina Creighton portrait
Work heading script

Meet Mitch, a videographer at Omaha's Children's Hospital who believes in the power of visual storytelling.

See how Mitch got there
Mitch Mattern portrait
Get Dirty hand drawn words

Your major is more than what you get done in the classroom. At Nebraska, you will find plenty of ways to get your hands dirty with experiences through student clubs and organizations, learning communities and education abroad opportunities.

NBS-Alpha Epsilon Rho students
National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho

Meet students, faculty and professionals with a passion for broadcasting.

Student in KRNU broadcasting studio
Friends of KRNU

Get involved in creative production and promotion of the campus radio station 90.3 FM.

Jacht Ad Lab students posing for picture
Star City News

Be part of a student-led, live broadcast twice a week.

Student Advisory Board members
Student Advisory Board

Amplify the voices of your peers.

Competition winners
National Competitions

Put your skills to the test on the national stage.

Jacht Ad Lab students posing for picture
CoJMC Ambassadors

Learn the ropes from experienced upperclassmen.

CoJMC Academic SUCCESS

Academic Advisors

From day one, you're paired with an advisor to help navigate your new college academic environment.

Career & internship Coach

Work with our career coach to strengthen your personal brand and learn about jobs and internships.

EQUIPMENT checkout

You have stories to tell, and we want to make sure you have access to the best equipment.