Multimedia Journalism

3 years - Full Time study
92 credits

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Along with any BA at LAU
18 credits

Declare Minor

The Multimedia Journalism program offers both a Bachelor of Arts and a Minor in Multimedia Journalism. Our B.A. prepares students for careers in print, broadcast, and multimedia news, offers courses at the forefront of the field, such as investigative and data journalism, and provides cutting edge facilities in a vibrant teaching environment. The program also equips students for graduate studies. The Minor in Multimedia Journalism offers students from any major the opportunity to learn basic journalism skills and theories in as few as two semesters. As a flexible program, the Minor may be completed while current students are pursing any B.A. at LAU or after graduation in the case of LAU alumni and graduates from other universities.

3 Year Study Plan (BA)

Students are required to constantly check with their faculty advisors in case of any changes in the offered courses for their respective majors.
See a typical study plan starting Eng 102
See a typical study plan starting Eng 009


Jad Melki

Associate Professor & Chairperson

Monika Halkort

Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Social Communication

Claudia Kozman

Assitant Professor

Alia Ibrahim

Instructor of Journalism

Sarah Mallat

Instructor of Media Studies

Rina Abdine


Mohanad Hage Ali

Lecturer of Journalism

Jihad EL Mallah

Instructor of Journalism

Fadi BouKaram

Instructor of Photojournalism

Facilities & Equipment

SFA Lab 1102

Located in the first floor of the Safadi Fine Arts building, the SFA Lab 1102 caters to the audio and video post-production needs of TV/Film students. It is used both during class and outside class hours. Renovated in 2016, the facility includes 21 PCs with the latest audio/video editing software, such as Adobe cc 2017, Avid Media Composer, and Black Magic Da Vinci. Contact: Farid Boustani, fbustani@lau.edu.lb

Multimedia Lab

In Fall 2017, the journalism program will inaugurate a state-of-the-art multimedia lab in Byblos Campus. Equipped with 25 iMacs and the latest digital production software, the lab will be used for multimedia and interactive news production and teaching, as well as data-driven journalism. Contact: Sami Fayad, sfayad@lau.edu.lb


Journalism Lab

The Journalism lab is located in Nicol Hall third floor. Journalism students sharpen their journalistic skills across print, broadcast and multimedia platforms. Renovated in 2010, the facility is used for classes and for free practice outside class hours. The lab includes 26 Imacs with the latest research, design and editing software and a laser color printers. Contact: Annie Tabakian, annie.tabakian@lau.edu.lb

About the Multimedia Journalism Program

From investigative reporting to interactive design and data-driven journalism, the Multimedia Journalism program strives to push the boundaries and ensure students gain exposure to the latest trends and practices in the industry. Every semester, the program organizes advanced workshops and intensive training sessions led by renowned experts and professionals.

Student Projects

The Wait
Dana Ghanem
Multimedia Journalism

Good Vibrations
Haya Ramadan
Multimedia Journalism

Lebanese Coffee
Amy Melki
Multimedia Journalism