About

Pepperdine Graphic Media (PGM) is one of Southern California’s leading collegiate media and marketing organizations focusing on providing the highest quality in newspaper and magazine publishing, integrated marketing and interactive media solutions.

With more than 110 students representing more than 25 areas of academic study, PGM is one of the most diverse, inclusive and largest student organizations in Malibu.

PGM features its flagship product, the Graphic, Pepperdine University’s nationally award-winning weekly student newspaper. Reaching a total audience of more than 6,000 people in the greater Malibu area each week, the Graphic has established itself as the premier source of news for the University community over the last 75 years.

Additionally, PGM’s ever-improving Internet presence is quickly becoming the breaking news leader for the Malibu area. Graphic Online provides its readership with exclusive online content, video blogs and breaking news updates. PGM has also created an iPhone app dubbed G Mobile – Graphic on the Go — which was launched in February 2012.

PGM also operates and facilitates the production of two magazine products. Currents magazine is a college lifestyle publication showcasing local talent in a vast array of industries. The second magazine product is the Housing Guide, the newest edition to PGM. Launched in March 2011, this real estate magazine provides the Pepperdine community with information on property listings, local brokers and industry-relevant articles on leasing and buying real estate.

PGM continues to market its brands across the region with innovative newsstands, strategic distribution, alternative magazine products and media partnerships and sponsorships.

PGM has established marketing relationships with some of America’s leading companies including AT&T, Capital One, Coldwell Banker, Jack in the Box, Nike, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, State Farm Insurance, Toyota and Verizon through its various advertising campaigns.

PGM’s mission is to promote the growth of students by allowing them to gain real world experience by participating with the various publications and departments within the brand. The collegiate media outlet also hopes to continue its growth as an innovative brand in the ever-changing world of media.