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Grad Students Master Their Craft

With real world experience
Krystal Maestas

Krystal Maestas is a Mayborn graduate student who has been to Africa four times, but her trip to Ghana this summer impacted her the most.  β€œThe people, the culture, the heart of Ghana are remarkable.”  

Our Alumni Achieve Their Dreams

Writing their own futures
Pelpina Trip

Pelpina Trip didn’t have to think twice when she received an offer to create and host her own webcasts. It was a natural fit for Trip who is passionate about covering new technologies, Internet trends and online tools.

Headlines from the North Texas Daily


Our internship program maintains strong ties with industry leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, the fifth 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 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 Hatch Visuals, 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.