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Department of Communication

The Department of Communication creates and shares knowledge of communication and relational processes, including ethical and critical decision-making, with the goal of encouraging the development of engaged citizens preparing for leadership in their professions, community, and world.

Student Spotlight

Message from the Chair

jk Jenifer Kopfman
Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston. We are a dynamic, integrated program with an accomplished faculty whose teaching and research are reflective of the diversity of our discipline. Read more.

Alumni Spotlight

2013 Grad Lands Great New Producing Gig

Ryan Sedmak (class of 2013) is featured in this spring’s issue of College of Charleston Magazine. Sedmak is a trending producer for NowThis, a New York-based network created by one of the founders of Huffington Post.

Sedmak credits his professional success to the internships he pursued while he was an undergraduate: “My professors really stressed the importance of internships and hands-on experience. Early on, I knew that I wanted to intern at a network like NBC, and I worked with my adviser, communication professor Jenifer Kopfman, to do this. We came up with a strategy that allowed me to spend my last semester in New York working at The Today Show and Nightly News with Brian Williams and still graduate on time.”

Read more about Sedmak’s post-College success as well as his best advice for current students looking to pursue work in TV in the "I Want Your Job: Associate Film and TV Producer" series.

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COMMunity Networks

Now Hiring: CofC President’s Office Seeks Grad Student
Posted on 27 June 2016 | 2:09 am
Position: President’s Office/Office of the Board of Trustees Office Assistant-Graduate Student Responsibilities: Reporting to the Secretary to the Board of Trustees/Vice President for College Events, the graduate assistant working in the President’s Office assists with day to day administrative responsibilities, helps prepare items for the Board of Trustees, and assists with preparations for upcoming events organized […]
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Now Hiring: Communications Specialist Job at Meade Agency
Posted on 7 June 2016 | 1:26 pm
Charleston-based Meade Agency is looking to hire a communications specialist. Read the job description and learn about the position specifications. To apply, contact Whitney Meade, Director of Communications for Meade Agency: For more information, call 843.407.6046 and visit Meade Agency here: Website . Facebook . LinkedIn . Radio  
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