Journalism

About Us

Journalism is an essential part of American life and culture, which makes journalists among the most influential people in our society. They are in the unique position of interpreting the political, social, economic, cultural, and everyday events that affect all members of society and influences the choices we each make. The field of journalism has such importance to the success of our nation that its freedom is protected in the Constitution.

Why Study Journalism at Eastern?

We are committed to excellence and student success.


Get Hands-On Experience

Work as an editor, writer or reporter for our student-led newspaper, The Easterner.

Give & Receive Feedback

Most classes are limited to 15-25 students, which allows you to give and receive meaningful feedback from your peers and instructors.

Build Your Resumé

You'll have the opportunity to apply your education in practical situations and internships.

Careers in Journalism

Earning a degree or minor in journalism from Eastern Washington University leads to many career opportunities:


News Reporter

Social Media Editor

Sports Reporter

Web Content Manager

Public Relations Specialist