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About this Guide
This guide is intended to help journalism students and student-journalists locate resources for reporting and writing stories. Most of the sources on this guide are freely available and accessible online.
Other Journalism Resources at UIUC
College of Media Student Services Center
The Student Services Center (SSC) is the College of Media’s comprehensive academic and career advising resource center.
Professional Organizations: UIUC Chapters
Learn more about professional organizations you can join as a student, including the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Association of Black Journalists the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Hands-On Media Opportunities at UIUC
Check out the list of print, film/tv, and other media opportunities students have at UIUC.
Department of Journalism
Take a look at programs and opportunities offered by the Department of Journalism at UIUC.
Other Online Journalism Resources
The Poynter Institute
Founded in 1975, Poynter is an inspirational place but also a practical one, connecting the varied crafts of journalism to its higher mission and purpose. From person-to-person coaching and intensive hands-on seminars to interactive online courses and media reporting, Poynter helps journalists sharpen skills and elevate storytelling throughout their careers. Poynter specializes in: ethics and fact-checking, reporting and storytelling, developing journalism's leaders, advancing newsroom diversity, and strengthening local news companies.
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