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The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication department’s mission is to provide outstanding undergraduate and graduate education and professional training in the evolving fields of journalism and mass communication. A solid grounding in the liberal arts, combined with hands-on training in a cross-cultural environment, prepares students for successful careers in media and related fields worldwide. 


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Message from the Chair

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Cairo is a regional leader in research and hands-on training, drawing from the diverse strengths of its multinational faculty. We are situated within the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at one of the Middle East and North Africa's premier universities, the American University in Cairo, giving us the advantage of having a living history at our doorstep.

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Firas AlAtraqchi


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BA in Multimedia Communication and Journalism (MMCJ)

The journalism major involves the merging of the current print and broadcast sequences into a single (multimedia) journalism stream that exposes students to, and provides them with, basic skills for operating on all journalistic “platforms,” e.g. print, broadcast and the Internet.
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BA in Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC)

Integrated marketing communication (IMC) is the integration of all marketing communication tools under one strategic communication focus. It takes all communication tools from working in isolation to complementing each other, with the objective of communicating one unified message from the organization (or the brand) to its target consumers. 
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JRMC Alumni

Mona El Shazly

Mona ElShazly '96

Mona has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass communication. She hosts her own program, Ma3kom Mona El Shazly, on the famous Egyptian TV channel, CBC. She was a former TV Presenter, "El Ashera Masaan" Program, Dream TV and Gomla Mofeeda Program, MBC Masr and MBC TV.

Ramy Radwan

Ramy Radwan '06

Ramy has gained his Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication in 2006. He is now a TV presenter in DMC and was a former TV presenter in ONTV.

Farida Temraza

Farida Temraza '12

Farida graduated from AUC in 2012 with a BA in mass communication as the highest GPA on the honors roll. Temraza is also the Founder and Designer-in-Chief of the International brand Temraza. She has been selected as Director and Ambassador of the Council of International Fashion Designers in The US as the North African. 

Publications and Exhibitions

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The Caravan

The Caravan is The American University in Cairo’s student-produced newspaper published through the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JRMC). 

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The Photographic Gallery

The Photographic Gallery (formerly known as The Sony Gallery for Photography) is a distinctive space for photography and media arts, located in Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, AUC New Cairo.   

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JRMC in Motion

AUCTV Exclusive Interview with Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hani Sewilam

#AUCTV's Exclusive Interview with Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hani Sewilam

President Ahmad Dallal's statement from #COP27 on #AUCClimateChange initiative for AUC TV

Watch Anas Bukhash at AUC

Watch Anas Bukhash, Emirati entrepreneur and host of the YouTube channel #ABtalks, share interviewing tips in Arabic with students in AUC's Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Contact Information

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Location Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Room P034
AUC New Cairo

t  20.2.2615.3430/ 3426