25 Top 25 student PR firm in national Bateman Competition
10 Top 10 PR campaign in national competition
1 Professor who is a best selling author
592 Stories written for the Talon 2018-19
Journalism at OC
Learn from a professor who literally wrote the book on Media Ethics (and several others), and put your skills to practice in the Steitsinger Journalism Lab as a reporter, editor, designer and/or photographer for The Talon. Students produced 592 stories over the 2018-19 school year for the daily online news publication, covering everything from campus to world news.
Be a PR Professional
Engage with events and issues in our Social Media Command Center where students track, interpret and plan content. And, join Eagle PR, our award winning student public relations firm that serves clients on campus and in Oklahoma City. Eagle PR is recognized as a top ten student PR firm in the nation.
What does your future in Journalism and PR look like?
Reporter & Correspondent
Median salary $46,550 newspaper
Median salary $64,820 broadcasting
Editor: many work remote
Median salary $59,480
Public Relations Specialist: 9% job growth
Median salary $60,000
PR & Fundraising Manager: 10% job growth
Median salary $114,800
Median salary $51,740
Beyond the Classroom
You will have the opportunity to expand your skills and gain real-world knowledge though numerous experiences beyond the classroom.
2018-19 Public Relations Awards
Top 25 - Public Relations Student Society of America Bateman Competition
1 of 7 chapters of the Public Relations Student Society of America recognized for a social media campaign
Top 10 among 125 colleges for Up to Us campaign
Companies Hosting PR Internships
Dr. Philip Patterson co-authored the national best-selling textbook Media Ethics: Issues and Cases that gets 4.2 stars on Amazon with comments like good read, effective, exactly what I needed, interesting, learned a lot and read it.Dr. Philip Patterson / Distinguished Professor of Mass Communication