Let’s go to WORK!

Welcome back Spartans! A big wave to the lovely group of freshmen and transfer students who want to be part of Sports Journalism. We are thrilled to see you. Our best advice for this year: make it the one where you go for it. Apply for the internships. Get involved with the State News, Spartan…

Have a great summer!

We all need a break. Turn off Zoom. Get up and get out. If you’re off doing an internship – learn, network and grow. If you graduated and off to your first job – learn, network and grow. If you’re looking for a job, or spending the summer working elsewhere – learn, network and grow….

To our 2020 grads…LOVE

We are sending a massive shout out of love, best wishes and pride to our 2020 Sports JRN minor graduates. We are so proud of you. You worked hard, you showed up big for the Spartan Sports Report, BTNu, The State News, IMPACT, MSU Athletic Communications, Spartan Vision, and many other forms of outside work….

Time to think about 2019-20!

(No, really!) We’re not trying to speed up time, but it is time to register for classes for next school year. So we wanted to drop a little thought on you: the Sports Journalism Education Abroad class to Paris and Rome is a GO for Summer 2020. Which means, if you are an MSU student,…

MSU Sports JRN works with BTN Tailgate

By Kacy Kobakof/MSU JRN Senior Before Saturday’s Wisconsin-Michigan State game, I was one of 10 MSU journalism students selected to partner with the Big Ten Network. We assisted in their execution of airing their new , 90-minute live football pre-game television show, BTN Tailgate, from Munn Field. BTN asked MSU Sports Journalism for students to…

So much great stuff happening!

We can’t say enough about the amazing students and faculty of MSU Sports Journalism. But to let you know what’s going on…we’re going to say something! Congratulations to MSU Sports JRN grad Jonathan Yales for landing a fantastic internship with Nate Silver’s ESPN site, FiveThirtyEight.com. The Sports Journalism Study Abroad crew had their first meeting, and…


Michigan State’s School of Journalism has awesome scholarships. But you can only win them if you apply. The deadline is Feb. 15, and there is a scholarship type for practically for all interests. Sports Journalism! Study Abroad! So what are you waiting for? APPLY!

Looking back at an amazing 2015!

Hard to believe we will be soon ringing in a new year…but before we usher in 2016, we want to remember an amazing 2015 for MSU Sports Journalism. All of this was made possible by our amazing students, alumni, faculty, School of Journalism and University community. We can’t see what 2016 will bring! Thank you!…

Come see us at Big Ten Journalism Day!

MSU Sports Journalism will be a big part of the Big Ten Journalism Day on Dec. 11 day at the School of Journalism. Come meet our students and professors who are the best in sports journalism – print, broadcast, social media and visual. For more information, go to JRN.MSU.EDU!!    

First sports media Study Abroad is coming!

Bonjour! Are you ready to learn about sports media in Europe?! Mark your calendars for the Summer of 2016…when MSU Sports Journalism will visit Paris and Rome! The trip, led by Profs. LA Dickerson and Joanne C. Gerstner, will introduce students to European sports media and sporting culture, acquaint with the sports and sporting venues…

Looking for 2015-16 classes?

Check out our sports journalism class listings, round one…we’re adding more very soon! Please ask Profs. Dickerson, Hale, Gerstner and Carter if you have any questions…

We’re a Facebook group!

Come join us on Facebook, at the open group called, “Michigan State Sports Journalism”, as we’re ramping up everywhere. We’re putting photo galleries up, links, and other great stuff.