Communications and Journalism

Associate Degree. Transfer.

About the program:

Kilgore College has one of the most outstanding communications and journalism programs in the nation and offers both general education and an array of communications courses to prepare students for transfer to universities offering Advertising/Public Relations, Journalism/Mass Communication, and Radio & Television Broadcasting/Broadcast Journalism programs.

The Flare:

The Flare is Kilgore College's award-winning student-produced weekly campus newspaper. The Flare consistently wins top honors in competitions, including those of the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, the Texas Community College Journalism Association, the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors, and Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Flare students have won more than 1,000 individual awards for their writing, designs and photographs. Its website,, allows students to post stories, photos and video throughout the week and provides students training in digital media. In addition, the Flare Magazine is produced each spring, containing narrative stories and black-and-white photographs. The Flare and Ranger Yearbook have been stepping stones to success for hundreds of KC alumni who have become outstanding writers, editors and photojournalists.

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For information about Communications and Journalism:

Rachel Stallard
Instructor, Communications and Journalism
Adviser - The Flare & Ranger Yearbook
(903) 983-8194
Communications & Auto Bldg. (CA)
O. Rufus Lovett
Instructor, Photography & Yearbook Adviser
Communications Program
(903) 983-8192
Communications & Auto. Bldg. (CA), 114
Jeanine Tagg
Department Chair
(903) 983-8176
Comm. & Automotive Bldg. (CA), 106
Becky Johnson
Interim Dean
Liberal and Fine Arts Division
(903) 983-8223
Old Main Building (OM), 143