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Scripps College of Communication faculty and staff will be working remotely until further notice to prevent community transmission of COVID-19.

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With more than 20 undergraduate major, minor and certificate programs across our five schools, the Scripps College of Communication prepares the next generation of innovative communicators to move the world forward. Our students benefit from rigorous courses taught by award-winning faculty and hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology. We offer countless opportunities for professional-level career exploration and internships on campus, across the country and all over the world. We are a far-reaching community of achievers, bridging disciplines to solve complicated problems, welcoming change in all its forms, and inspiring each other to reach even further.


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Scripps Blog

  • Remembering influential photojournalist Paul Fusco

    R. Smith Schuneman shares memories of OHIO alum Paul Fusco. Fusco was a memorable guest at the annual Schuneman Symposium, where he spoke about his well-known series that documented a nation in mourning following Robert Kennedy's assassination.
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  • Meet a J-School student who helped run the 2020 HSJW

    Junior journalism major Claire Geary describes her experience helping to develop and implement a strategy for the first-ever virtual version of one of the nation's longest-running high school journalism workshops. Interpersonal connections are a hallmark of the workshop; learn how Geary and the planning team made them happen despite the virtual format.
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  • The power of the Bobcat network: A guest blog post from alumna Julie Brown, BSJ ’11

    Julie Brown, BSJ '11, is a senior public relations and social media specialist for The Adcom Group in Cleveland, Ohio. She reached out with the story of hiring two Scripps interns in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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