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Multimedia Storytelling

What You’ll Study

Do you love film, television, or news media and want to create your own media content? Do you have a talent for telling stories—visually or in writing? Majoring in multimedia storytelling is a great way to learn how to create media content and tell persuasive stories across different media platforms, from television and print journalism to podcasts and social media. Our curriculum is flexible and gives you the opportunity to work as a media practitioner in a variety of roles and media outlets.

Students in podcast lab

You will activate your learning through the media practicum, a real-world opportunity to create content for local media outlets. In addition to working directly with Charlotte area media outlets, there are many opportunities to connect with the Charlotte community through digital and media literacy initiatives depending on your interest. The Knight School’s connections to media organizations in the Charlotte media market also provide internship opportunities and future job opportunities for graduates. 

How Can You Use This Degree?

Multimedia storytellers leave college with an adaptable skillset, developing analytical and critical thinking skills, that prepare you for a range of career opportunities: 

  • Advertising & Promotions Manager 
  • Fundraising Manager 
  • Producers & Director 
  • Public Relations Manager 
  • Public Relations Specialist 
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Developer
  • Professor

Highlighted Courses

  • Digital Media Production (MMS 101)
  • Practicum: Queens Student Media (MMS 213)
  • Entrepreneurial Journalism (MMS 316)
  • Advanced Digital Media Production (MMS 470)

Student Highlights

Paula Azuaje 20, Associate Producer for Susie Film, an independent production company  

Paula most recently worked on the documentary film “Crisis of Substance” about the opioid crisis and substance abuse. In June 2023, “Crisis of Substance” won a Southeast Emmy award.   

Elvis Menayese ’22 Race and Equity Reporter for Charlotte’s NPR News Source, WFAE 90.7  

Originally from Wales in the United Kingdom, Menayese traveled to the United States, attended Queens, and worked with the Queens News Service, where he published a number of stories on local community issues and topics such as sports, religion, and the environment during his college experience. Elvis was offered a job with WFAE after graduation. 

Program Contacts

Roseann Pluretti English, Ph.D.

Director of Undergraduate Programs, Knight School of Communication
Assistant Professor of Communication

Nicole Hoerschelmann, Ph.D.

Dean, James L. Knight School of Communication

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