At Stony Brook, you will study with a hands-on faculty that includes Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award winners.

You'll be close to New York City, the media capital of the world.

Most of all, you will study by doing, both in the classroom and by reporting from around the region and the world.

And you will enrich your education by studying at one of the top-ranked and most affordable universities in the nation.

Accredited by the ACEJMC



Our School

Stony Brook’s proximity to New York City means that you will have the opportunity to study and intern both on Long Island and Manhattan. You will work in our digital newsroom and HDTV studio, and report stories from the field, outfitted with state-of-the-art technology.


About the school
Why Stony Brook?
Studio tour
Newsroom tour


Learn by doing

Students are constantly creating stories using video, photography, sound, text and social media for delivery across multiple platforms.

The J-Drive is the portal to their work.

Students get lots of experience producing broadcast news, in the field and in our HDTV Studio B.
The Newsroom
Journalism students attend print, online and broadcast classes in the bi-level newsroom, producing multi-media work across multiple platforms.

Journalism Without Walls
This program sends School of Journalism students to report from cities around the world.


Studio B
Every student gets a chance to work on every aspect of a studio newscast, from operating cameras to producing news packages to anchoring the show.


Students intern at professional news organizations throughout the New York City area.


Campus Media
All students do an internship with one of the Stony Brook University student media outlets – a radio station, a newspaper, magazine, website, or television station.



Our Centers

Our Centers have been created as resources to enhance the study of journalism throughout the world.

Center for News Literacy
The mission of the Center for News Literacy is to teach the next generation of news consumers to find reliable news and information.


Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting
The mission of the Marie Colvin Center for Internation Reporting is to prepare the next generation of overseas reporters.



Special programs that offer unique educational opportunities at the School of Journalism

Roxana Saberi
My Life As ... Lecture Series
Top-echelon journalists answer questions about struggle and success: how they got started, how they keep going and how they got the big stories.

Professional Fridays in NYC
Students and teachers travel to New York City to visit the top news organizations in the nation and meet the people who make the news.


Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for H.S. Journalists
A seven-day residential program for Long Island high school students with a passion for journalism.