The Harvard-Westlake Communications department offers classes in journalism, yearbook, public speaking, and debate. Courses nurture media literacy, an understanding of the ethics of investigation and reporting, writing skills, expertise in Web design and broadcasting, and leadership and responsibility in public communicators.

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Every day when I wake up, I can't wait to get to work. HW is that kind of a place--truly unique.


Jim Burns
Upper School Communications Department Head

Every day when I wake up, I can't wait to get to work. HW is that kind of a place--truly unique.


Jim Burns
Upper School Communications Department Head

My favorite part about working here is interacting with very smart student journalists as they navigate difficult ethical situations. That and the fact that every day when I wake up, I can't wait to get to work. HW is that kind of a place--truly unique.

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