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Department of Communication and Mass Media

Here, you will gain the real-world knowledge and practical skills you need to succeed as a communication or mass media professional in a wide variety of career fields.

In the Department of Communication and Mass Media, you can choose the program that fits your specific interests. Our department also runs the ASU student media outlets.

Programs

In today’s digital world, communication is king. Your ASU degree is your ticket to join the exciting communication/mass media industry that keeps us informed, keeps us entertained, builds our websites, enhances corporate operations, and helps prepare the next generation of communication professionals.

  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.jpg" alt="Student operating a video camera at a sporting event." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51322_IMG_1220.rev.1667491571.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “I enjoy the environment and energy of the sporting events, as well as getting to know all the people who are part of Ram TV Sports.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Den Frausto</strong>, Ram TV Sports Cameraperson</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.jpg" alt="Student operating a video camera during a football game." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/51326_IMG_9933.rev.1667491574.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3024" data-max-h="4032" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “Being a college athlete at one point, I’ve always liked sports and knew I wanted to stay involved with sports. Working for Ram TV, I’m still around sports and could potentially turn this into a career.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Phoebe Rosado</strong>, Ram TV Sports Director</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg" alt="Student sports broadcaster reporting on football game" width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/958,229,2916,2185/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1958" data-max-h="1956" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “ASU helped prepare for my job with the opportunities it provides, such as working with Ram TV. That helped me build a resume reel, gain experience writing, and obtain an internship, which further prepared me for the position I am in today.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Dylan Jimenez</strong>, Class of 2019, Multi-Media Journalist, Big 2 News, Odessa</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.jpg" alt="Student smiling into the camera" width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3277,3276/43058_IMG_8400.rev.1602794764.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3277" data-max-h="3276" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “My favorite class at ASU has been Visual Communications. Not only did I get to be creative in different aspects, but it taught me several useful ways to bring media and advertising into the agriculture realm.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Jaelynn Page</strong>, Class of 2021, Agricultural Science and Leadership</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG" alt="Graduate smiling while holding her diploma." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3024,4032/46513_IMG_1014_jpg.rev.1621624921.JPG 3x" data-max-w="3024" data-max-h="4032" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “ASU (especially the Comm department) has amazing professors who understand that life happens, and they don’t judge you for it.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Senora Scott</strong>, Class of 2021, M.A. in Communication</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg" alt="Student sports broadcaster reporting on football game" width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/892,294,2777,2177/41738_DSC_9603.rev.1602622794.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1885" data-max-h="1883" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “Ram TV Director Donald Plachno really impacted the way I view my work and gave me creative ways to get better as I prepared for life after college.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Dylan Jimenez</strong>, Class of 2019, B.A. in Communication</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG" alt="Studcents operating cameras and computer equipment in a studio" width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51323_IMG_4617.rev.1667491571.JPG 3x" data-max-w="4032" data-max-h="3024" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “I decided to work at Ram TV because I wanted to gain all the experience I could in many different areas. I’ve spent a lot of time working with our media, and I’ve really enjoyed all of it.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Katherine Roberts</strong>, Ram TV Web Master/Associate Social Media Producer</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.jpg" alt="Student operating a video camera at a sporting event." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/51329_Sports-Cameraperson.rev.1667492252.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “Sports Broadcasting at ASU is fantastic! Not only do I get to experience broadcasting college athletics and learning new programs and skills, but I also am able to forge relationships with my peers.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Zach Turner</strong>, Ram TV Sports Cameraperson</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.jpg" alt="Dr. Herman Howard " width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2400,1600/46239_Herman_Howard_Ram_TV_2021.rev.1615826303.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2400" data-max-h="1600" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “At ASU, you have a faculty, staff and administration that are here to support you and help you achieve your dreams and goals, regardless of your academic major or career plans. You’ll become a better scholar, and we also want to help you plan beyond graduation when you become an ASU alum.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><a href="/live/news/18317-master-of-the-mic" class="font-weight-bold">Dr. Herman Howard</a>, Department Chair</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.jpg" alt="Vendor handing a student an item at Rambunctious Week." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/81,0,2580,2501/46493_DSC_2498.rev.1621357308.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2499" data-max-h="2501" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “Dr. Flor Madero had made such an impact on my life. I look up to her so much. You can tell that it was her calling to become a professor.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Precious Emeagi</strong>, Class of 2018 and 2021</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG" alt="Student being filmed while interviewing another student." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51325_IMG_4678.rev.1667491573.JPG 3x" data-max-w="4032" data-max-h="3024" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “I started working at Ram TV because I wanted to extend my resume and also get experience. I want to become a videographer and work on music videos.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Trinity Patterson</strong>, Ram TV Producer/Interviewer</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.jpg" alt="Student laughing" width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/315/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/573,0,3301,2731/45205_COM_3644.rev.1604083685.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2728" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “The hands-on experience in Ram Media allowed me to get a taste of what life in that field would actually be like. It takes you beyond the classroom to learn practical and transferable skills that will benefit you in your career.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Brit Raley</strong>, Class of 2019, B.A. in Mass Media</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.jpg 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.jpg" alt="Student sitting at a table in the library studying on her laptop." width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/48/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4096,2731/47956_COM_2233.rev.1639002941.jpg 3x" data-max-w="4096" data-max-h="2731" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “Dr. Herman Howard made learning fun while teaching us life lessons along the way!”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Tyler Ing</strong>, Class of 2025</p> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="wide-block quote-block "> <div class="quote-block__image"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG" alt="Student operating video editing equipment" width="580" height="430" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/37/width/580/height/430/crop/1/src_region/0,0,4032,3024/51324_IMG_4664.rev.1667491572.JPG 3x" data-max-w="4032" data-max-h="3024" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </div> <div class="quote-block__content"> <div class="quote-block__quote"> <blockquote> <p> “I chose Ram TV because I like editing, and I wanted to learn more outside of class. I also wanted the opportunity to produce different content and increase my experience for my resume.”</p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="quote-block__caption"> <p><strong>Gloria Bautista</strong>, Ram TV Producer / News Anchor</p> </div> </div> </div>

Around the Department

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study communication and mass media.

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Student-Run Media

Gain the hands-on experience you need in our on-campus Ram TV station, Ram Radio internet radio station or Ram Page newspaper. Help broadcast weekly shows and ASU sports, produce and/or host radio programs, or cover campus news, sports and lifestyles for our digital paper.

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Student Organizations

In addition to our campus media outlets, you can join the ASU Advertising Club and the Lambda Pi Eta national communication honor society. Both groups offer various opportunities for networking and professional development.

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Annual Seminar

You can meet and network with local and national print and broadcast media professionals at our yearly Media and Broadcasting Seminar. We have hosted everyone from NFL broadcasters and Fox News anchors to freelance producers and iHeartRadio personalities.