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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Media & Cinema Studies
Amanda Ciafone, assistant professor of media and cinema studies at Illinois, describes herself as a cultural historian of capitalism. She is the author of the book “Counter-Cola: A Multinational…
Journalism
Five Department of Journalism students have earned Dow Jones News Fund internships for the coming summer. Dow awarded 79 paid internships in data, digital and business journalism, as well as…
Journalism
The College of Media welcomed back alumna Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton (BS '87, broadcast journalism) on April 25. She visited a journalism class taught by lecturer John Paul,…
Media & Cinema Studies
Congratulations to Julie Turnock, associate professor of media and cinema studies, for being awarded a Criticism & Interpretive Theory Senior Research Fellowship by the Unit for Criticism and…