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Pederson Broadcast Studio

The professional control room and studio are supplied with all the equipment students need to produce TV news. Students learn to operate professional cameras, a Grass Valley video switcher, teleprompter, CG, Still Store and an on-air server. Every weekday, students produce, write and crew a news show covering SMU news, as well as local and national news.

Featured Alumni


Garrett Haake ’07 NBC News Correspondent

Advice from NBC correspondent and SMU Meadows alumnus Garrett Haake for young journalists about to start their careers.

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Student Work


Maha Razi, B.A Journalism ’21
The Daily Update

Why study journalism in Dallas?

Opportunities for Meadows students to interact with journalism professionals in this top-five media market are plentiful. Every semester, four top students are offered paid internships with The Dallas Morning News; additional internships are available with companies such as the Dallas Cowboys, Burson-Marsteller, and other broadcast, print, digital and government organizations.