Mayborn Students

Mayborn Success

Throughout the world, our graduates work for newspapers, magazines, news services, radio and television stations, public relations departments & advertising firms.

Our alumni include many notable journalists & eight Pulitzer Prize winners.

About Us

Our program has been a major provider of professionals & academics for all forms of media, profit & non-profit communication organizations since 1945.

The Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism comprises two departments and the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism.

The News Concentration offers instruction in newspaper reporting and publishing, magazine publishing, broadcast and Web news and photojournalism.

The Strategic Communication Concentration offers instruction in public relations and advertising. Graduate study options are a master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in News or Strategic Communications and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary studies.

The late Frank W. Mayborn and his wife Sue Mayborn lend their name to the school. The family is one of Texas’ top publishing families as publisher of the Temple Daily Telegram and the Killeen Daily Herald.

Mayborn Hosts Unique Events for Students, Alumni, Faculty & Professionals

The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference

Our nationally acclaimed annual conference offers a forum for journalists, writers, readers, stu­dents, educators and the general public to listen to, be inspired by and practice their craft at the highest possible level. The conference is incorporated into the literary journalism course offered during the second summer session.
Find out how you can participate.

Mayborn Faculty Share Their Experience

Help students succeed
Sheri Broyles

Sheri is the interim chair of the Strategic Communications department. She’s worked in advertising, PR and marketing for a symphony orchestra and as a copywriter and account executive for an ad agency.

Mayborn Staff Exemplify Professionalism

Facilitate your education
Chuck Weatherall

As the media technology manager, Chuck helps students and faculty utilize the latest digital media technology.