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Reach Further

It Begins With Reporting

UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism is looking for the leaders of the next generation of journalists—strongly motivated individuals with reverence for truth, a hunger to discover and to inform, a deep regard for thorough analysis, and an ardent embrace of civic engagement.

Come and join us.

The Berkeley Difference

  • Journalism, exclusively. No public relations, no advertising, no strategic communications.
  • Program built on small classes, close faculty contact, creative collaboration with outstanding fellow students.
  • Emphasis on producing high-quality, publishable work while enrolled.
  • A two-year educational immersion, because there are no shortcuts. We call our degree a Master of Journalism for a reason.

The Right Time, The Right Place

The digital explosion has created an unparalleled appetite for news as more and more people hunger to witness, experience and learn about what’s happening around them. That’s why, more than ever, our world needs professionals who are committed to reporting on contemporary realities with precision and eloquence. You’ll be prepared not just to make a living, but to make a difference.

News & Highlights

J-School students, alumni, faculty and staff in the news.

Documentary Fellowships Named for Maverick Filmmaker Riggs

A $300,000 fundraising drive, now under way, honors the legacy of alumnus and professor Marlon T. Riggs.


Student Beatrice Katcher ('15) Named AP-Google Scholar

Beatrice Katcher, a second-year student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, has been named a winner of the 2014 AP-Google Journalism and Technology Scholarship. Katcher is the third J-School student in three years to win the award.


Lowell Bergman to Give Keynote Speech at IRE 2014

J-School professor Lowell Bergman will deliver the keynote speech at IRE 2014, the country’s premier investigative reporting conference. Several J-School faculty members and alumni will serve as facilitators and panelists during the four-day event to be held in San Francisco.


J-School Events

Bringing the World to the J-School.
The J-School hosts public events with distinguished speakers from the media, politics, business and other fields, many at North Gate Hall.

Saturday, November 8th
The Latest in Longform

Under the direction of Constance Hale, this Cal conference brings together top editors and an audience of talented, veteran writers. 

Featured Projects

Browse a sampling of projects by students & faculty.
View our recent projects page to see what else we've been up to.