The Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism is committed to providing students with the latest technology required to succeed in the fast-paced journalism profession. These computer classrooms and facilities, all located in the General Academics Building (GAB), offer state-of-the-art technology and the most current software applications.
Location: General Academic Building (GAB) 305
Phone: (940) 565-4637
Mon–Wed 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thurs 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun 1 p.m.to 10 p.m.
The MacLab serves as the general access computer facility for all journalism students. It was founded and originally funded by long-time journalism professor Jim Rogers in the early 1990s. This facility features iMac computers. Software available for newspaper and magazine production, photojournalism, broadcast news, advertising and public relations students include InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Audicity, iLife, iWorks and Microsoft Office. Reference materials for resume writing, logo, newsletter and brochure design books, and AP and PR Stylebooks are also available. Lab assistants are on hand to tutor and answer questions about software applications. Open during Fall, Spring and Summer One semesters only.
Location: General Academic Building (GAB) 112
Open lab hours are scheduled each semester based on courses offered.
This computer-based classroom is for use by the journalism Introduction to Media Writing, News Editing and Reporting Practices classes and their associated writing labs. Students use the facility to write and edit stories for class assignments and the UNT student newspaper, The North Texas Daily. This computer-based classroom gives students a unique newsroom experience and the opportunity to excel in their journalism career at UNT. The lab features iMac computers.
Location: General Academic Building (GAB) 111
This classroom is used for visual journalism, multimedia storytelling, and public relations courses. Students have access to iMacs, photo and video editing software, magazine layout software, digital cameras, digital camcorders and other equipment available for student checkout. Software applications include Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Photo Mechanic, Audacity and Soundslides.
Location: General Academic Building (GAB) 319
This is the main computer-based classroom for introductory journalism courses. The main courses taught in this classroom are Instruction in Software Applications Used Within the Journalism Profession, Writing for Broadcast News Media, Advanced Broadcast News Writing and Reporting, Online Journalism and Public Relations Writing. The classroom is equipped with iMacs, a flatbed scanner and a digital projector. Software applications include Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Final Draft, iLife and Microsoft Office.
Location: General Academic Building (GAB) 101
This classroom is used by broadcast news and online journalism courses and their associated audio and video editing labs. Students in this classroom shoot and edit video for internet and TV news broadcast programs on NTDaily TV and on the campus station Denton Community TV (DCTV), operated by the Mayborn School of Journalism. Students have access to Dell computers equipped with the latest audio and video editing software. Digital cameras, camcorders and audio recording equipment are available for student checkout. Software applications include Adobe Premiere, Audacity and Microsoft Office.