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Edward R. Murrow College of Communication


The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication operates at three locations in Washington state; Pullman, Everett, Vancouver.


Nestled amidst golden hills, Pullman is where people are friendly, experiences are epic, and fun is as big as the wide, blue sky.


WSU North Puget Sound at Everett is student- and community-centered, bringing industry-aligned undergraduate programs to the North Puget Sound region to prepare students to compete globally in the local economy.
Murrow in Everett


As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. They provide baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people, communities, and economy of Southwest Washington.
Murrow in Vancouver

WSU Global Campus

Murrow College offers online degree programs and certificates in partnership with WSU Global Campus. All programs are 100% online. Programs include BA Integrated Strategic Communication, MA Strategic Communication, MA Health Communication and Promotion, and two online Graduate Certificates in Strategic Communication and Health Communication and Promotion.

Pullman Facilities

Murrow Hall

Named for 1930 WSU graduate Edward R. Murrow – celebrated journalist and broadcast pioneer.

First Floor

  • The Daily Evergreen Offices
  • Communication Technology Lab
  • Chinook Yearbook

Second Floor

  • Faculty Offices
  • Marketing and Advancement
  • Student Internship and Special Programs
  • Cable 8 Productions general and exec offices
  • Cable 8 Productions editing suites – 3 Avid and 2 Final Cut suites
  • Cable 8 Productions equipment offices
  • Multi-media computer lab

Third Floor

  • KUGR Radio (student IP radio station)
  • KJEM Radio (student broadcast jazz format radio station)
  • Two Avid Editing Suites
  • Three audio editing suites.
  • Northwest Public TV and Radio broadcast production offices
  • Northwest Public Radio studios and staff offices
Murrow Hall during the fall
Murrow Hall

Jackson Hall

Named for 1954 WSU graduate Keith Jackson – celebrated sportscaster and dedicated journalist.


  • Graduate Student offices
  • Virtual Reality Lab
  • Multimedia academic lab and lecture rooms
  • MIC Lab
  • Avid editing and iNews lab for Murrow News 8 and other media production courses


  • Studio A: Student studio for Cable 8 Productions, news and other student production and programming. HD and SD capable studio.
  • Studio B: Northwest Public TV studio- All HD studio for news and other professional program production.
  • Scene Storage for both studios

Second Floor

  • NWPTV Edit Suites: Avid HD Symphony and Media Composer suites.
  • NWPTV Dub Center: Multi-format transcoding and duplication of digital and analog audio/video formats.
  • NWPTV TV operations center.
  • Cable 8 Productions Master Control: Distribution center for Cable 8 and NWPTV programming to the community cable television system (Spectrum).
  • Engineering maintenance and staff offices

THIRd Floor

  • Murrow College of Communication business offices
  • Graduate Student Offices
  • Faculty Offices
  • EFP/ENG equipment checkout office
  • Engineering/IT maintenance and staff offices
  • Multimedia academic writing lab

Goertzen Hall

Named for 1980 WSU graduate Kathi Goertzen – celebrated Seattle television anchor.

Ground Floor

  • 166-seat auditorium with full electronic audio/visual capability
  • Broadcast-ready television studio (can be used with auditorium)
  • Control room with observation space
  • Four Avid, HD digital, nonlinear edit suites
  • Conference room
  • Atrium with outdoor patio area

First Floor

  • Two multi-media computer labs with 20 stations each
  • Administrative suite including a workroom and support staff areas
  • Conference room
  • Student lounge with upper outdoor patio area

Second Floor

  • Faculty Offices
  • Focus group study lab and observation room
  • Conference room
  • 24-station survey lab
  • Psychophysiology lab and observation room
  • Control area with privacy glass to monitor research in adjoining labs
  • Children’s research lab
  • State-of-the-art telephone and data systems, with wireless technologies
Goertzen Hall - exterior
Goertzen Hall