Special Programs

Experience Journalism

Biola journalism students plan this yearly intensive journalism training event for high school students interested in the field. High school juniors and seniors participate in workshops led by industry professionals, interact with current Biola journalism students and compete in news writing contests.

ACCM (Association of Christian College Media)

Headquartered at Biola University, this organization sponsors an annual national contest in which students compete for awards in newspaper, TV, radio and Web media production. Beginning in 2008, ACCM will also offer student media leadership workshops to be held regionally.

College Media Advisors / Associated Collegiate Press (CMA / ACP) Conference

CMA/ACP's yearly conference offers hundreds of workshops covering various topics within the field of journalism, designed especially for staff members of student media.

Cross-Cultural Photojournalism

Students will travel to other cultures to find and cover stories on a week long trip. Students will select, edit and compile images into visual stories to be shown during the latter part of the semester. Last semester students went to the Dominican Republic to find stories and capture the culture visually.

Christians in Photojournalism (CIP)

Christians in Photojournalism co-sponsors a yearly conference for professional photojournalists and students aspiring to enter the profession. Students from Biola's visual journalism emphasis attend this conference as part of a class on the Business of Visual Journalism.

Media Conference

The Biola Media Conference offers a day of education, inspiration and networking. Students learn from and interact with top industry in film, broadcast, public relations and journalism.