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Thinking about a career as a reporter, editor, or freelance writer? At Calvin, we will sharpen your expertise and expand your vision of what journalism can do.
You can expect to take classes that will hone your craft. Expert professors will guide you to become a clear and precise writer. They'll challenge you to think deeply about this changing field. Beyond writing, you'll have choices, with options including photography, publishing, and documentary film.
You’ll also have many opportunities to gain relevant experience. West Michigan is home to many international publishers where you can find internships. Right on campus, you could write for the beloved student-run newspaper, Chimes.
Bottom line: Calvin will give you the tools to be an effective journalist, helping bring truth, accuracy, and integrity to whatever stories you may tell.
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