UNC School of Media and Journalism

At the UNC School of Media and Journalism, we believe in the transformational power of communication. Informed debate and discussion are at the heart of democracy. It’s up to us to train and inspire the next generation with the tools, insights and values to ignite the public conversation in our state, nation and world. Today’s society gathers and interacts with information in ever-evolving ways. The UNC School of Media and Journalism is on the cutting edge of that change. We analyze data, connect it to the public and deliver it with complete and accurate storytelling. Our graduates are responsible, creative and dynamic communicators who understand media business models. With your support, we can maximize their impact on society and the industries we serve.

School of Media and Journalism Funding Priorities

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Faculty Support

Turning Creative Dreams Into Workroom Realities

“It is the living definition of a blank canvas...”

Student Support

An unexpected pairing

Thanks to the Lookout Fellows Program, Chuka Akpom is growing personally and professionally.

Student Support

Owning This Place

"When I zip up the gown and put on my cap, I'm going to feel like I own this place."


A fashionista with a flair for entrepreneurship

"If I'm going to start something, I want to start something that is a force for good..."


An opportunity to be himself

"It was the place where I got to figure out who I really was..."


Tools to lead the future of media

"We want to be on the cutting edge and leading the industry."