Multimedia storytelling
for web, mobile, print, TV, radio, social media,
& the technologies of the future.


B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in New Media Journalism
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Digital Arts & Journalism

Telling Stories in Our Digital World

What’s Your Story?

Report, write, and edit content that is engaging, accurate, and professionally presented. Examine media’s complicated role in modern society, and the ethics of being a responsible journalist. Explore data journalism, creative non-fiction, business communication, or investigative journalism.


in the Eagle’s Eye, the SNC Tahoe student newspaper, which is written and edited entirely by journalism students and published biweekly both in print and online. Your work will reach the entire community – the Eagle’s Eye is an enclosure in the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza.

Intern with local newspapers and magazines, including the glossies Powder and Tahoe Quarterly. Apply your skills in marketing, publicity, business communications, or graphic design working with local non-profits.

Meet INTD Digital Arts and Journalism major Danny Kern

Class of 2016

After getting my first camera in eighth grade, I haven't stopped documenting what I enjoy doing. I am majoring in Digital Art and Journalism so I can start sharing what I believe are the best qualities of life, and help spread the knowledge of better quality sustainable living. . . . Read More

Digital Skills for the Convergent Newsroom

Master digital tools and visual techniques to captivate your audience across media and platforms.

Create photography, graphics, video, and audio.

Publish to web, mobile, print, TV, and radio.

Connect using social media and interactive technology.


“SNC’s Eagle’s Eye newspaper and journalism program gave me direction throughout my undergraduate education. Through the journalism faculty, I was able to pitch stories, tackle projects and improve skills that are necessary in the always-evolving world of journalism. The faculty is willing to learn and teach new story-telling technologies as they develop, and help students incorporate them into their clips.”

– Jason Paladino ’12

MA, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism 2015
2016 recipient, Society of Professional Journalists – NorCal James Madison Freedom of Information Student Award
2016 finalist, Livingston Awards for Young Journalists (the “Pulitzer for the Young”).

Digital Arts or New Media?

The Digital Arts & Journalism major complements the journalism core with advanced digital art skills and grounding in art and design fundamentals. 30 credits in journalism and 27 credits in fine arts.

The New Media Journalism major uses an entrepreneurial approach to prepare you to tell stories with digital competency, marketing savvy, and a strong foundation in journalism skills. 30 credits in journalism, 15 credits in digital arts, and 12 credits in business, including new media marketing.

Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Journalism > and Digital Arts & Business > majors are also offered through Interdisciplinary Studies.

Where Next?

Find your niche, or make your own. Some of your career options in journalism and digital arts are . . .

Marketing, Advertising, Social Media and Search Marketing, Public Relations, Interactive Marketing; Graphic Design, Desktop Publishing, Multimedia Design, Videography, Web Design, Data Graphics, Digital Media Producer; Reporter, Investigative Journalist, Editor, Publisher, Multimedia Journalist, Content Strategist, Photojournalist; Content and New Media Sales, Digital Entrepreneur.

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Please see the GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS page for specific major course requirements.

Katherine Zanto
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Chair


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