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Clubs & Student Organizations

The WVU Reed College of Media hosts a variety of student organizations. These clubs offer students opportunities to engage in University activities and connect with other students and professionals nationwide. Students travel to conferences, visit top news agencies and firms, organize and participate in campus events, and network with alumni and industry leaders.

Public Relations Student Society of America 
WVU PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) helps build relationships between students and professional public relations practitioners. Students also gain tangible experience by working with local nonprofits in the greater Morgantown area.

WVU Association of Black Journalists 
WVU ABJ (Association of Black Journalists) works to establish a strong union among minority students pursuing degrees in journalism and related fields and to provide guidance from both the NABJ and working professionals throughout the world.

WVU AAF Ad Club 
WVU AAF (American Advertising Federation) competes in the National Student Advertising Competition, an annual nationwide competition with a real-life client. It provides opportunities for students to learn about the field of advertising, discover what trends are developing in the industry and get a jumpstart on their career by networking with knowledgeable advertising professionals and recruiters.

Ed On Campus 
WVU Ed On Campus is an organization that coordinates with aspiring magazine editors and writers at colleges nationwide to provide practical advice for finding jobs and succeeding in the magazine industry.

RTDNA 
WVU RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association) focuses on educating future journalists in every aspect of the profession for television, radio, online and other industry careers. Professional speakers and industry experts work with students at WVU to develop their skills in these fields. Students also get hands-on training and experience in what it takes to make it in the world of electronic journalism.

Martin Hall Agency 
The Martin-Hall Agency is a student-led integrated marketing communications agency at WVU. The agency provides students the opportunity to learn skills in creating strategy, positioning and execution for real clients through hands-on experience.

Society of Professional Journalists 
WVU SPJ (Society for Professional Journalists) is a broad- based membership organization for journalists. It encourages a climate in which journalism can be practiced freely and ethically across every platform. SPJ provides networking opportunities and tangible experience for student journalists.