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Earn Your Master’s in Sports Media and Storytelling

Stunning victories. Heartbreaking defeats. Inspirational athletes. Going well beyond the scores and the stat-lines, sports media storytellers focus on the human stories at the heart of why we love sports. Your journey to telling those stories begins at Wake Forest.

Our one-year Master’s in Sports Media and Storytelling program gives students both a creative and professional foundation in sports media and video storytelling. Learn from filmmakers with real-world storytelling and production experience how compelling content is produced, consumed, and distributed in today’s crowded marketplace.

Wake Forest and Winston-Salem offer behind-the-scenes access to NCAA Division I athletes, and coaches, and brand new state-of-the-art ACC Network right on campus as well as access to top level minor league sports teams providing a learning laboratory at your doorstep.

The next great sports story begins here.

I can’t tell you the number of people I met in the All-Star Game and the classroom, attending screenings, and visiting filmmakers. These experiences fast-tracked me to becoming a real storyteller.Oliver Rouch


Power 5 Athletic Conference

Wake Forest is part of the Atlantic Coast Conference, one of the five collegiate power conferences.

Access to Local Pro Teams

Winston-Salem offers ample professional athletic events to immerse sports media students.

ACC Network Lab

Launch of the ACC Network brings a new learning lab right to campus.


Flexible program with class offerings on campus and online for working professionals.


Small class sizes offer valuable mentorship opportunities and personal skill development.

Taught by Filmmakers

Your professors have real-world sports media and filmmaking experience to share.

Creative + Business

The Master’s program focuses on both the creative and business aspects of sports media storytelling.

Your Creative Home Field

The Sports Media and Storytelling Program is housed in The Historic Brookstown Inn.

Hook People In

There’s no story you can’t tell, and every game has its own narrative.

Make Your Mark

Sports storytelling opens a world of possibilities.