Chico State J&PR

This fun video features J&PR PR-option major Emily Duran and was filmed by J&PR News-option major Quinn Western.

What will I learn as a J&PR major?

Interested in telling compelling stories – whatever the platform?
Our program offers options in NEWS and PUBLIC RELATIONS,
both of which focus on writing across communication platforms,
from traditional media, to social media, to visual media. 

Video created by Tehama Group Communications

Our program emphasizes these core skills:

  • Information gathering
  • Interviewing
  • Writing
  • Visual storytelling
  • Strategy, critical thinking and curiosity
  • Editing, accuracy and fairness

And these core values:

  • Ethics
  • Diversity
  • Professionalism
  • Freedom of speech

More information on the NEWS optionThe write major

More information on the PUBLIC RELATIONS optionBuild your image

PR option planning guide (PDF, two pages)

See what our students accomplish

Tehama Group Communications
Our student-managed, full-service public relations agency with on-site consultants offering communications research and planning.
The Orion

Our student-managed, award-winning newspaper.

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J&PR's annual digital newsletter features
internship, alum and J&PR news, as well
as a student work showcase and Vine Q&A.

Produced by Tehama Group Communications.

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