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Fashion Journalism


Fashion Journalism encompasses every aspect of fashion media, from traditional print platforms to the growing world of online journalism and social media. Fashion Journalism students at Academy of Art University will develop a journalism portfolio and gain hands-on interviewing and reporting experience as they write fashion news and feature stories, profiles, perform fashion magazine editing, production and blogging. Emphasis is placed on the new technologies of modern journalism, with opportunities to contribute to and the Academy of Art University newspaper, allowing their work to be seen by industry professionals as well as fellow students. Graduates of the Fashion Journalism program will be fully trained to report, write and edit fashion editorial pieces for magazines, newspapers, websites, in house retail fashion sites and public relations outlets.

Taught by professional fashion journalists recognized in their field, our courses take a hands-on approach to teach students to:

  • Interview and compile information for a story
  • Write in-depth articles that express an informed point of view and an understanding of fashion collections
  • Research, write and edit original articles
  • Report accurately on fashion events, people and trends
  • Adapt writing for the marketplace and to the multiple challenges of this constantly changing field
  • Multi-task in different roles as reporter, writer, editor, creative director and copy editor

Career Opportunities in Fashion Journalism:
Agency Publicist | Associate Editor | Brand Consultant | Broadcast Researcher | Commercial Editor | Copy Editor | Copywriter | Creative Director | Editor | Editor in Chief | Fact Checker | Fashion Director | Fashion Editor | In-House Publicist | Journalists | Junior Fashion Editor | Managing Editor | Mobile Content Creator | On-Air Broadcast Reporter | On-Air Radio Reporter | Online Content Editor | Online Writer | Photo Editor | Podcaster | Proof Reader | Publicist | Radio Researcher | Reporter | Senior Copywriter | Senior Editor | SEO Strategist | Social Media Coordinator | Style Blogger | Technology Writer | Videographer

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