Are you a writer, a journalist, a photographer, or a filmmaker?

The goal of communication is to inform and entertain. In the communications industry today, you need to do both. Students in this program get hands-on experience with telling stories across multiple media. Find the stories you want to tell through journalism and creative writing. Make your stories more engaging with design, photography, and video. Then publish them in print, the web, and on mobile devices. Get your work seen through online and social media marketing. Do all this in Multimedia Publishing at JRTI!

Work for someone else, or build your own brand and self-publish. Build an exciting future in the communications industry with your creativity. The opportunities are greater than ever for those who have the skills to capture an audience’s attention.

What you will do in this class

Write advertising copy, news features, and fictional stories. Add multimedia elements to make them even more compelling. Publish these stories in print, the web, and mobile apps. Learn how to market your work on the web and through social media. Run inkjet and laser printers. Mount photos. Design and screen print T-shirts.

Skills you will learn

Media Writing, Page Layout, Digital Printing, Web Publishing, Photography, Video Editing, Binding & Finishing, Screen Printing.

Tools you will use

Computers, Adobe Creative Cloud software, DSLR cameras, laser printers, inkjet printers, laminator, bindery tools, silk screen press.

Major Units of Study

Fundamentals of Media Writing
Introduction to Visual Communication
Digital Photography
Information Graphics
Cross-Media Publishing

Example Job Titles

Production Assistant
Video Editor
Online Editor
Audio Visual Technician
Copy and Print Associate
Social Media Marketer

Related College Programs

Communication Studies
WVU, Morgantown, WV

Online Journalism
Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Communication Arts
Hood College, Frederick, MD

Communication and New Media
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

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