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Undergrad Students Get Experience

Communicating excellence
Loryn Thompson

Loryn Thompson comes highly recommended. When we asked Mayborn faculty members for the names of current students to feature online, this advertising major’s name popped up several times, and for good reason.

Our Alumni Achieve Their Dreams

Writing their own futures
Jon Prior

Up against stiff competition such as The Washington Post and New York Magazine, Jon Prior, Mayborn School of Journalism alumnus, came out on top. While working for HousingWire Magazine, he won SABEW’s Best in Business Award in 2011 for best exploratory story from the Society of Business Writers and Editors. Recently, Prior landed at POLITICO as a reporter, catapulting him into the journalist’s haven that is Washington, D.C.

Headlines from the North Texas Daily

Internships

Our internship program maintains strong ties with industry leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, the fourth largest media market in the country. This provides excellent networking and job opportunities at some of the nation's top newspapers, magazines, publishing companies, television and radio stations, web companies, and advertising and public relations agencies.

Mayborn Benefits

Students receive hands-on opportunities to use state-of-the-art video/audio technology, computers and software in our classrooms and labs. Our students gain real-world experience creating campaigns and projects for advertising and public relations clients. They produce content for broadcast, via Denton Community Television. They write material for magazines like the MAYBORN magazine. Students publish in the NT Daily newspaper and write online at DentonLive.com. They also have the opportunity to get professional experience at SWOOP, the Mayborn's student-managed advertising and public relations agency. The Mayborn is also home to One Eleven Mediaworks, a non-profit, student-run media agency.

Success Starts Here

Pulitzer winners, acclaimed faculty, national accreditation, dynamic curriculum, social media experts, the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction conference & your path into the future of journalism.