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The Department of Journalism nurtures students’ curiosity, encouraging them to investigate larger political and societal issues while improving their research, writing, and critical thinking skills.
Department News

Chris Hamby, '08, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for his story on his reports on how some lawyers and doctors rigged a system to deny benefits to coal miners stricken with black lung disease, resulting in remedial legislative efforts. Hamby now works for Buzzfeed.


Dan Petty, ’09, is the Digital Director of Sports for the Denver Post. He was part of the team at the Post that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of the Aurora movie theater massacre.

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Mailing Address:
Department of Journalism
414 Weinstein Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 287-6409
Fax: (804) 287-6052

Department Chair: Robert Hodierne
Administrative Coordinator: Jeanne Hollister