College of Media

Our college is rooted in collaboration and innovation. As the media landscape evolves, so do we. We prepare students to make a difference in industry, society, and their disciplines. Students receive individual attention while exploring their interests in our flexible curriculum. Our students and faculty make an impact—and they make it their own.

The College of Media at Illinois is made up of 1,000+ students, 50+ faculty members, and 15,000+ alumni. Check out some of our stellar members!

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Institute of Communications Research alumna Jillian Báez (PhD '09) won this year’s Bonnie Ritter Outstanding Feminist Book Award, Feminist and Women Studies Division, National Communication…
Journalism
For the first time in FIFA Women’s World Cup history, each city had its own public fan movement.   FIFA sent out a blast on Twitter looking for the perfect fan to follow the teams around Europe…
College
In honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and University of Illinois journalism graduate Roger Ebert, three undergraduate students have been named as a member of the fifth class of …
Journalism
Alison Davis Wood (BS '91, MS '11, journalism) won a National Academy of Televisions Arts and Sciences Mid-America Emmy in the arts/entertainment program feature/segment for "Illinois Artists:…