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Discover Life as a Media Mountaineer

Find a home at the WVU Reed College of Media. You get all the benefits of a big university - Big 12 sports, groundbreaking research, state-of-the-art facilities - and the personal touch of a small college. We have our own in-house advising team and career coach, small class sizes and a 20:1 student to faculty ratio. So you’ll get lots of face time. The College of Media also offers an innovative curriculum and real-world experiences that prepare students for careers in today's media industry.

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See You Soon!

Come for a tour (you won’t want to leave!) and check out the Reed College of Media’s two locations on the West Virginia University Campus. You can also tour campus virtually and get a closer look at the Media Innovation Center.

Martin Hall

Martin Hall

WVU’s oldest building is located in iconic Woodburn Circle on the historic downtown campus. We’re footsteps away from the PRT, Mountainlair Student Union and the Downtown Library.

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Media Innovation Center

Media Innovation Center

In the heart of the modern and growing Evansdale campus is our Media Innovation Center, which houses a mix of high-tech learning labs and creative hubs for collaboration.

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Tune in for a Webinar

Students must be registered for webinars by noon the day of to participate.
                 
  • Nov 11 3:00 - 4:00 PM Transfer Student General Info
  • Nov 16 4:00 - 5:00 PM Internships and Outcomes with Eric
  • Dec 02 6:30 - 7:30 PM Q&A with Current Media College Students
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Meet Whitney

Meet Eric

Whitney Godwin

Whitney Godwin is the Media College's recruiting specialist and she's always looking for high schoolers that show great promise in journalism and new media. She's a West Virginia native and College of Media alumna who was also a WVU feature twirler with the Pride of West Virginia, the Mountaineer Marching Band. She knows everything (yes, everything!) about the College and is here to answer any questions you might have.

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Meet Eric

Eric Minor

Eric Minor is a Media College alumnus and an award-winning television anchor and multimedia journalist who joined the College in June 2013 as its first Director of Student Careers and Opportunities. He's here to help you find internships with some of the world's leading media companies and mentorship opportunities with renowned journalists and practitioners. He's dedicated to helping you land that first job that puts you on the path to a career you're passionate about.

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Scholarships for First-Time Freshmen

Once you have applied and been admitted to WVU, you are automatically eligible for University scholarships and grants to help offset the cost of attendance. On top of that, the College of Media awards additional scholarship money for students who meet certain criteria. For the Fall 2021 term, there's also a test-optional Go First Scholarship.

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Find Your Niche

College isn’t just about classes and homework. It’s about community and having some fun. WVU and the College of Media have something for everyone with more than 400 student organizations and club sports and specific extra-curriculars for media students, including the award-winning Public Relations Students Society of America (PRSSA), the Society for Professional Journalists and Martin Hall Agency, our very own student-run ad agency.

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There's More!

A lot of work happens outside the classroom. We work with students, faculty, alumni and friends to produce a variety of content in a variety of formats. Check them out.

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Listen to Reed Talk, a College of Media podcast.

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Read up on 100 Days in Appalachia, the national media outlet incubated at the Media Innovation Center.

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Check out The Daily Athenaeum, WVU's independent student newspaper.

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Listen to U92: The Moose, WVU's college radio station.

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Tune in for Integrate Online, virtual panel discussions that explore topical marketing communications challenges.

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Catch episodes of Marketing Communications Today, a podcast featuring our practitioner faculty and other industry experts.

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Take a virtual tour of our campus!

West Virginia University is a family of distinctive campuses united by a single mission: to provide a quality and affordable education. No matter who you are, you’ll find your niche here.

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