The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media is a media unit within the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. The School is committed to the proposition that enhancing society requires an innovative, interdisciplinary, and rigorous understanding of communication media.
Our mission is to prepare students to become thoughtful scholars and researchers and effective professionals in broadcast and print journalism, integrated marketing communication, public relations, and media studies. Faculty engage students in a supportive environment of scholarship and service, stressing theoretical and practical knowledge, critical thinking and social responsibility. The Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree.
Our faculty are members of the Broadcast Education Association, the Nevada Screenwriter's Association, the Writer's Network, the International Communication Association, the National Communication Association, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Western States Communication Association, the American Association for Public Opinion Research, Women in Communication, American Journalism Historians Association, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
In 2008, the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies moved into Greenspun Hall, a 117,000 square foot building residing on the corner of Maryland Parkway and University Road. Greenspun Hall is one of the most innovative journalism buildings in the country, emphasizing a converged media curricula for the dissemination of messages via a multitude of platforms. The new facility enables journalism and media studies faculty and students to explore the limits of new technologies and to develop innovative partnerships between traditional and emerging media.
The all digital, high definition broadcast facility includes television studios, non-linear editing bays, radio production and performance studios, writing labs, advanced editing labs, a converged media lab and a 200 seat auditorium built to accommodate video and audio production. Greenspun Hall also housees UNLV TV, our campus cable station and KUNV, our campus FM radio station.