Georgia Highlands College


Dr. Kristie Kemper, Area Coordinator


The first two years of the journalism core, leading to an associate of arts degree and easy transfer to a four-year college to complete a bachelorís degree in communications or journalism with specialization in print or broadcast journalism, advertising, or public relations.

Practical experience in writing, layout and design, art, photography, desk-top publishing, and computer graphics from working with the Six Mile Post (award-winning print and online student news organization)ópaid positions include editor in chief, managing editors for sports, online, and design/graphics, an assistant online editor, an assistant sports editor, an advertising manager, a chief photographer, and campus coordinators for Cartersville, Marietta, Douglasville, and Paulding ; many unpaid positions are also available

Credit for:
JOUR-1125, Mass Communications Practicum
COMM-1101, Introduction to Mass Media

Critiques of work and awards for special group or individual achievement through the Georgia College Press Association, the Southern Regional Press Institute, and the Associated Collegiate Press

Participation in the Georgia College Press Associationís annual press institute, with the opportunity to run for state office (Georgia Highlands College students have served as GCPA president three times and have held numerous other GCPA offices.)

For more information about the journalism core or information about positions on the Six Mile Post staff (positions may be held by students of any major), contact Dr. K. Kemper at 706-368-7626 or 1-800-332-2406. You can also apply for staff positions at the Six Mile Post Online site. †

Journalism 1125: Mass Communication Practicum

Communications 1101: Introduction to Mass Media

Six Mile Post Online

Journalism Faculty:

Name Primary Campus Office Phone Email
Kristie Kemper Floyd F-136† 706-368-7626†

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