Host of NBC's Meet the Press
SMPA National Council Member & Former GW Student
"I wanted to be in Washington, and GW was the only place that had what I wanted... Every accomplishment that I’ve had is because of GW."
The Journalism and Mass Communication major offers a critical mix of practice and theory to give students a thorough understanding of the creation, distribution and effects of journalism and media messages.
Students in the world's first political communication program explore the theory and history of how information is shared and consumed from leading scholars and gain practical strategic communication skills from distinguished practitioners.
SMPA offers two combined degree programs for students who wish to pursue accelerated studies earning an undergraduate and graduate degree before entering the job market.
Melissa Holzberg, BA ’18, spent her weekends working behind the scenes as an intern for NBC's “Meet the Press.”
Davone Morales, BA ’18, attended the annual WHCA Dinner alongside some of the country’s most accomplished journalists.