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Advanced Reporting (JOUR 371/551)

Advanced Reporting I (Tues/Thurs 10:10-11:40 a.m., Loop Campus) combines classroom instruction with hands-on field experience producing professional quality broadcast reporting working alongside award-winning investigative reporters and Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence directors Carol Marin and Don Moseley.

A two-quarter commitment to advanced reporting skills is required. In addition, students must have a working knowledge of government at the local, state and federal level. Students will be required to file Freedom of Information Act requests and track campaign contributions.

Pre-requisites: Undergrad: JOUR 275 & 278. Graduate: JOUR M.A. student. Seniors and graduate students in their second year given preference. Some student media, internship and/or professional journalism experience preferred.

Enrollment is by application and instructor permission. To apply:

Please answer the following four questions and email your responses to Jason Martin ( and Don Moseley (

  1. Name, major/minor(s), year in school
  2. What are your career goals?
  3. What issues are you passionate about?
  4. What journalism activities have you done at DePaul (class project work, student media, internships, part-time, freelance, etc.)?

Also include an updated resume as a PDF attachment.

After reviewing your answers and materials, you will be contacted to schedule a brief interview with Carol and Don to learn more about your interests and availability.‚Äč