Berkeley Is Our People

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Featured Faculty

Jennifer Redfearn

Academy Award nominee Jennifer Redfearn came to the School in 2020. “As a woman documentary filmmaker and someone who grew up in a low-income family, I’m committed to understanding the experiences of underrepresented groups and marginalized people.”

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Featured Student

Ashley Omoma

Ashley Omoma is the 2020 Marlon T. Riggs Fellow. “This is our turn to tell our stories that reflect us, that sound like us, that are told from our point of view,” she says.

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Featured Alum

Rudabeh Shahbazi

Award-winning anchor Rudabeh Shahbazi ('07) advises students: “Be more forgiving. Have faith that things will work out, and it doesn’t matter what people think of you."

Berkeley Is Our Work

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What We Make

To understand the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, look at the work our students and alums are producing. Our philosophy is to learn by doing, and our students are offered many platforms on which to create meaningful journalism.

Director Jon Stewart arrives at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre to speak with UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism students about the film Rosewater, on Tuesday, Oct 21, 2004. (Photo/Alex Menendez/ UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism)

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Every year, the School hosts a remarkable series of lectures featuring some of the most provocative thinkers of the contemporary media scene.