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In Magazine and Brand Media, whether you’re a student or alumni, we’re here to celebrate your wins, amplify your work, highlight opportunities to shine, and connect our community of creatives with unmatched mentorship and an extensive professional network.


What you’ll do

Build industry connections

You get a front-row seat in this industry that’s changing, growing, and always exciting—building relevant skills and practicing with media professionals.

Our competitive Dotdash Meredith Apprenticeship Program places top students with the largest digital and print publisher in the country, among big media brands such as In Style, Real Simple, Travel & Leisure, and more.

Every spring, our professors escort senior students to New York for personal introductions with top media editors and publishers.

No matter your media career aspirations, the Magazine and Brand Media program is the perfect place to start.

Join award-winning publications

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Writing and reporting, photography, design and creative direction, broadcasting, production, advertising, social media, website design and management—hone your classroom skills through our many award-winning student publications. Student media is real work. Real experience. Essential experience for you to succeed in your field after graduation.

Network with alums

As soon as you step on campus, you become part of our active alumni network. The Magazine and Brand Media community extends far beyond graduation, providing opportunity for access to a powerful and supportive group that shares your passion for the written word.


Alumni Insights

The E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine and Brand Media Studies is an office within the major program that is devoted to supporting the future of content, helping to forge and support the next generation of writers, editors, and media makers in a dynamic industry.

Whether you are working in branded media or for your dream media brand, our unmatched mentorship, extensive professional network, and personalized connections will help you hone your craft. Our graduates are industry leaders. You could be the next.

Magazine and Brand Media Faculty

Associate Professor Jeff Inman is a longtime freelance entertainment writer for such publications as Las Vegas CityLife, Rolling Stone and Billboard.

Associate Professor Jennifer Wilson is the Fisher-Stelter Chair of Magazine and Brand Media. A longtime writer and editor, her bylines have appeared in such publications as Esquire, National Geographic Traveler, Better Homes & Gardens, No Depression, and NPR’s All Things Considered. Wilson was content director at Principal and an executive editor at Meredith Corporation (now Dotdash Meredith). She has written two books.