Student Media & Communication Organizations

National Association of Black Journalists at Georgia State

The National Association of Black Journalists is a huge organization across the country that helps students interested in journalism, communications, photography, public relations, and tv/radio. Students will have a chance to network with professionals in the industry, internship opportunities and scholarships.  Contact Email: nabjgsu.thrive@gmail.com

Communication Graduate Student Association

The primary aim of this organization is to facilitate the development and enhancement of the academic, social and collegial atmosphere among graduate students in the Communication Department at Georgia State University. This group provides opportunities for academic growth including, but not limited to, study groups, peer review of papers and colloquiums, conference-related travel budget. This group provides opportunities for social interaction including barbeques, faculty-student mixers and luncheons. CGSA acts as the contact group for voicing student input and concerns to members of the faculty and administration when they affect the group as a whole. Contact Email: cgsa.gsu@gmail.com

Rhetoric Society of America at Georgia State University

RSA at GSU establishes a space for graduate students to foster the study of rhetoric. It seeks to cultivate community among rhetoric scholars across disciplines and is committed to promoting rhetoric and civic engagement at GSU.  Contact email: rhetoricsociety@gsu.edu

PRSSA

What is PRSSA? In 1968, 20 years after its own establishment, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) founded the Public Relations Student Society of America. The declared purpose of PRSSA is to cultivate a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners. PRSSA at Georgia State University Mission

  • To serve our members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to professional development opportunities;
  • To serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well-prepared profession.

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Get more information about our chapter’s news, membership, opportunities and involvement on the Official PRSSA at GSU website: gsuprssa.org

Student Media includes five organizations: Album 88, Neo Network, New South, The Signal, and Underground. These groups provide students with opportunities in radio, video, print journalism and literature.

Album 88

Album 88 broadcasts 24/7 on WRAS-HD2 and online at http://www.wras.org, and from 5 p.m.-7 a.m.  on WRAS-FM and WRAS-HD1 (88.5 FM). It is the student-programmed radio station of Georgia State University.  To get involved go to https://pin.gsu.edu/organization/wras-album-88 to Join!

Neo Network

Neo Network (NEON), formerly Georgia State Television (GSTV), operates as a student run media network that aims to provide members with training and hands-on experience for those interested in broadcast journalism and/or fiction production. Formed during the 1980s, NEON offers several programs and platforms for students to get involved. Videos and content can be found via https://watchneon.com/ and YouTube. Currently, NEON has three established programs: Panther Report News, Primetime Sportz, and NEON House (series, docs, shorts, etc.). To volunteer or get involved, visit our office in Student Center West suite 251, send us an email (kleaman2@student.gsu.edu), and/or go to https://pin.gsu.edu/organization/gstv to Join!

New South

New South is produced entirely by graduate students in the New South Writing Workshop at Georgia State University. Previously known as The GSU Review, we’ve been publishing new fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art since 1975. Works first appearing in New South have been anthologized in Best American Poetry, New Stories from the South, Best Small Fictions, New Poetry from the Midwest, and noted in Best American Short Stories and Best of the Net.  Check it out at https://newsouthjournal.com/.

The Signal

The Signal is the student voice of Georgia State.  It is a collective of reporters, creators and leaders and provides an opportunity for students to pursue experience within a professional newspaper environment.  The Signal provides, in a fair and accurate manner, news of interest and significance to the Georgia State University community and serve as a forum for the expression of ideas of members of that community.  To learn more about The Signal go to http://georgiastatesignal.com/ or go directly to http://georgiastatesignal.com/join/ to join the team!

Underground

Underground is Georgia State University’s very own undergraduate literary journal. Our staff consists entirely of undergraduate students who attend the university’s Atlanta campus. We publish an issue of poetry, prose, and art once every semester. We love (and want) work that is experimental, daring, and a little bit weird. If that sounds like you, then consider submitting your work to us!  For more information go to https://undergroundjournal.org/; or go directly to the submission page at https://undergroundjournal.org/submissions/.

Atlanta Press Club

The Atlanta Press Club, established in 1964, has grown to become one of the largest and most active professional journalism associations in the country. The membership encompasses Atlanta’s burgeoning media community — print, broadcast and digital, big and small, national and local media outlets and freelance journalists.

More than half of the 550 members are working journalists. The balance includes public relations and communications professionals, nonprofit executives, journalism teachers and journalism students.

The Atlanta Press Club provides opportunities specifically for students studying journalism. Programs include a summer intern placement program and “Get the Scoop” where students hear from journalists how they got started in their career, what it’s like to be a journalist, etc.

For more information go to atlantapressclub.org