Journalism student sits down to edit the Eagle's Eye, the student run newspaper publication on SNU Tahoe's Campus
Multimedia storytelling
for web, mobile, print, TV, radio, social media,
& the technologies of the future.


B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Journalism

and choose from Communications, Digital Art, & Business | Digital Arts | Sustainability | Outdoor Adventure Leadership (ODAL) |

Journalism in Our Digital World

What’s Your Story?

Gather news and information on campus and across the community. Report, write, and edit content that is engaging, accurate, and professionally presented. Explore the power of visual communication producing photos, graphics, and video.


in the Eagle’s Eye, the SNU 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 Tahoe Daily Tribune.

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.

The Convergent Newsroom

Examine media’s fluid role in modern life and the complicated ethics of responsible journalism. Connect social media and interactive technologies with “old media” platforms. Take a broader look at mass media’s trends and careers. Experience the innately interdisciplinary nature of journalism.

Meet INTD Digital Arts and Journalism major Danny Kern

Danny Kern, Digital Arts and Journalism major, mountain biking

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.
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Digital Arts and Journalism student gets video footage of a local grocery store for a project
Screenshot of the digital version of the Eagle's Eye, a publication run by Journalism students

Where Next?

Find your niche, or make your own. You’ll be prepared for careers in media, digital media management, marketing, and public relations. Some of your options 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.

Meet INTD Journalism alumnus Jason Paladino

Jason Paladino, Outdoor Adventure Leadership and Journalism major, has picture taken outside

Class of 2012

While still in grad school at the the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Jason Paladino began an in-depth investigation into safety issues on U.S. Navy aircraft which led to a prestigious Investigative Reporting Program fellowship, three NBC Nightly News broadcasts (Feb 3 2015, Oct 5 2015, and Oct 9 2015), and a piece on the IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) Radio Podcast.
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See the GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS > page for specific major course requirements.

Jim Scripps
New Media Journalism Program Director

Katherine Zanto
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Chair

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Sierra Nevada University's Interdisciplinary Studies program offers majors in
Outdoor Adventure Leadership, Sustainability, Digital Arts & Business, Journalism & Media,
Psychology & Art or Music, and International Studies & Humanities