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Department of Communication
Media Production - Content Creation & Journalism
Media students collaborating on project
Department of Communication

Media Production - Content Creation & Journalism


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Undergraduate

125 credits

required for program

Minor Available

125 credits

125 credits

required for program

Minor Available

You’ll learn from experienced Christian professors to develop a critical understanding of media production and its relationship to faith in today's world. The Content Creation & Journalism track is designed to develop your skills in audio and video production, media writing, programming, and management. You’ll be prepared to work in radio, television, film, and other careers in electronic media or go on to graduate study.

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of media production graduates found employment

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is a newspaper produced by students on campus

1,300

people attended the Five16 Film Festival hosted by Northwestern students

Why study media production at Northwestern?

Our small classes allow Northwestern faculty members to guide and mentor you towards a track that will best fit your unique strengths, while growing in faith and seeing God’s gifts flourish within you. With campus so close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, students can take advantage of opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving business and media production industries.

Northwestern media production alumni have found careers as anchors at TV news stations, managing or hosting programs at many radio stations around the country, investigative reporting, and magazine editing.

If you enjoy working with technology and editing audio or film recordings sounds fascinating to you, or filming a sermon in a Christian environment would empower you to spread the gospel to others, and are interested in a career in various media platforms, this might be the right degree for you.

What will you learn?

You will gain an appreciation for technology and develop strong written and verbal communication skills.

Some classes include:

  • On-Air Performance
  • Radio News
  • Television News
  • Writing for Mass Media
  • Web Content Strategy

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There are a variety of career and academic pathways that begin with a degree in media production.

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