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Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

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The Gaylord Difference

Our students graduate from Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication to become journalists, creative directors, writers and videographers, to name just a few of the potential career paths.

But really, we’d say what Gaylord College students do is much bigger than a job title. Our students are more than just students.

At Gaylord College, they become storytellers, thinkers, creators and innovators, using their degrees from a college that provides endless professional opportunities in dynamic industries around the world.




Baxter Holmes Event
Guest Lecture

ESPN Senior Writer and OU Alumnus Baxter Holmes to Speak at OU

October 08, 2023

Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma in conjunction with the University of Oklahoma Foundation is proud to host Baxter Holmes, ESPN Senior Writer and OU alumnus, for a deep dive into the world of sports journalism.

Jim North & Unsung Heroes

Gaylord College Public Relations Student Completes Prestigious USGA Internship

September 14, 2023

Gaylord College public relations student Zoe Grant completed her internship in the United States Golf Association (USGA)’s Pathways Internship Program, held during the 2023 U.S. Open Championship.

Gaylord Students in Graduation Attire

Gaylord Graduate Students and Alumni Honored at 2023 AEJMC Conference

August 29, 2023

Three graduate students from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication brought home top research paper awards from the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference. The conference, which was in its 106th year, was hosted at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7-10.


In its rankings of student achievements, the Broadcast Education Association has recognized the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma as the No. 2 program in the country out of 170 member institutions nationwide.

No. 2

Gaylord College ranked No. 2 in overall program rankings

No. 1

In film and video programs

No. 2

In news programs

No. 5

In sports programs

No. 5

In scriptwriting program



Gaylord Hall includes two state-of-the-art open multimedia labs available for students.


Gaylord Hall includes four complete digital broadcast studios.


Gaylord Hall includes five computer classrooms.


Gaylord Hall includes 12 video editing bays.


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Studying from top professors alongside inspiring colleagues. Make OU your home, and join the Gaylord family.

100,000 Square-Feet

Gaylord Hall has more than 100,000 square-feet of high-tech classroom, presentation, studio, and computer lab space.

AEJMC Founding Member

The Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication is a founding member of the ACEJMC. The college has had continuous accreditation since 1948.

Interim Dean, David Craig

"It’s where inspiration connects with creativity and propels difference makers into meaningful careers in media, journalism and beyond. It’s where a forward thinking curriculum, underpinned by a strong emphasis on ethics, critical thinking and inclusion, prepares the leaders of tomorrow in fields that will demand nothing but the best in communication skills."