FIU School of Journalism and Mass Communication & Telemundo Form Partnership

Telemundo and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) at Florida International University (FIU), today announced a groundbreaking partnership to establish Hispanic Media Futures, an innovative student development program to train future Hispanic journalists and communicators.

The program is part of a multi-level, multi-year commitment by Telemundo to advance the inclusion of Hispanic professionals in the communications industry. The innovative initiative will pair Telemundo executives with SJMC students in a special training and mentoring environment to foster growth and development of future communications leaders. The inaugural group of students will begin the intensive program at the start of the summer 2011 semester. In the first semester, the SJMC students will receive theoretical and practical learning through being immersed in the network and receiving mentoring from Telemundo executives in the areas of News, Digital, Research and Communications. Following a thorough understanding of the various components and interrelated departments that comprise a national network, students will then be assigned a specific job within Telemundo based on their area of study at the SJMC. Read More »