Knight Foundation Taps News Maribel Perez Wadsworth As New President-CEO

The former president of Gannett Media and publisher of USA Today will succeed Alberto Ibargüen, who announced his retirement in March after 18 years leading the nonprofit foundation. (Gesi Schilling/Knight Foundation)

RTDNA Teams With National Press Foundation, Arnold Ventures To Offer New Crime Coverage Summits

The Radio Television Digital News Association will hold two Crime Coverage Summits in January 2024 to help TV newsrooms think critically about their reporting on the criminal justice system. The […]

PILOT Launches 2023-24 Next-Generation TV Fellowship

PILOT, the innovation arm of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), kicked off the third annual PILOT Next Gen TV Fellowship program on Nov. 3 at NAB headquarters in Washington, […]

Talking TV: Improving TV News’ Leaders At The Kneeland Project

The Carole Kneeland Project for Responsible Journalism just marked its 25th year of training newsroom leaders to be more ethical, empathetic and inclusive in their management. Joan Barrett, president and GM of WCNC Charlotte, N.C., and Anzio Williams, SVP of diversity, equity and inclusion at NBCUniversal Local, both Kneeland board members, explain its unique value. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Margaret Sullivan joining Columbia Journalism School As Executive Director Of Newmark Center


National TV News Producer Credits Sinclair’s News Academy For Her Start

Demi Gough, a national news writer and producer at Sinclair’s corporate news hub, says attending Sinclair’s Producer Academy back in 2017 set her on a path to success.

NBCU Academy To Host Its ‘Next Level Summit’ Live From NBC News’ ‘Meet The Press’ Studio On Oct. 19

NBCU Academy, an education program of NBCUniversal News Group, has announced the lineup for its fourth “Next Level Summit: Know Your Audience” event, scheduled for Oct. 19. For the first […]

NBCU Academy To Host Its ‘Next Level Summit’ Live From NBC News’ ‘Meet The Press’ Studio On Oct. 19

NBCU Academy, an education program of NBCUniversal News Group, has announced the lineup for its fourth “Next Level Summit: Know Your Audience” event, scheduled for Oct. 19. For the first […]

While News Industry Struggles, College Students Are Supplying Some Memorable Journalism

A news industry that has been shedding jobs as long as they’ve been alive, and the risk of harassment when their work strikes nerves hasn’t dimmed the enthusiasm of many college students — often unpaid — who are keeping the flame alive with noteworthy journalism. Pictured: Emmy Martin, editor in chief of The Daily Tar Heel, the student newspaper of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a copy of the Aug. 30 paper. (Samantha Lewis via AP)

Latakoo Launches Education Initiative To Train Next Generation Of Journalists

Latakoo, a video workflow used by broadcasters around the world, and the Department of Journalism at the University of Cincinnati are partnering to train journalism students on the industry standard […]

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s News Academy Returns In November

Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced the return of Sinclair’s News Reporter and Producer Academies, a series of interactive, virtual workshops for college students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. This […]

Nonprofit Kneeland Marks 25 Years Of Training America’s Newsroom Leaders

The Carole Kneeland Project equips leaders with tools to run more effective newsrooms, better cover their communities, and ensure diverse voices. It’s trained more than 800 broadcast news leaders and boasts alumni in TV markets across the U.S.

E.W. Scripps School Of Journalism Named Historic Site In Journalism

The Society of Professional Journalists has named 1 Ohio University, 200 Schoonover Center in Athens, Ohio, as a Historic Site in Journalism. The address is the location for the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at […]

Jelani Cobb On J-School Sticker Shock, Education Wars And The Trump Coverage Conundrum

The celebrated New Yorker staff writer sat for a wide-ranging interview to kick off his second year as Columbia Journalism School’s first Black dean. “The fact that we have navigated through these kinds of civic crises before,” he says, “doesn’t mean we should have a blasé attitude about confronting one now.”

The Columbia J-School Wants To Help Its Alums In Nonprofit News Pay Back Their Student Loans


Montclair State Students Build A Streamer To Rival The Pros

Hawk+ is a streaming platform brimming with original content produced by students at Montclair State University. They’re hoping it’s a new model for student media to follow.

Cox Media Group, NABJ Announce Inaugural Scholarship Winners

Cox Media Group (CMG) and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) today released the first Jovita Moore Memorial Scholarship recipients. Established in honor of the WSB-TV Atlanta broadcast journalist […]

RTDNA Foundation 2023 Scholarship And Fellowship Program Awards More Than $35,000


Northeastern Fellows Poised For ‘Most Ambitious’ Crack At Reinventing TV News

Northeastern University’s Reinventing Local TV News Project will place fellows at three major-market stations — WCBS New York, WCVB Boston and WLS Chicago — for a year-long effort to build radically new models for digital news storytelling.

Talking TV: Tectonic Changes Afoot In ‘Making The Media’

Avid’s Craig Wilson, host of the Making the Media podcast, shares insights he’s gleaned over the past 50 episodes on AI, FAST channels, a skills shortage and leaps forward in video news storytelling in a particularly meta edition of Talking TV. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Gray Television And Iowa State Announce Broadcast Meteorology Partnership

Gray Television today announced a partnership with Iowa State University (ISU) to empower students majoring in geological and atmospheric sciences with cutting-edge technology used by broadcast meteorologists nationwide. The collaboration […]

Fox Weather Names Second Annual Scholarship Recipient In Partnership With Mississippi State University

Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service, today named Mark Kimoto as its second annual scholarship recipient in partnership with Mississippi State University, announced. The […]


WLBT Gives Mississippi Students Hands-On Training In Journalism

The Gray Media Training Center program at WLBT Jackson, Miss., gives hands-on training to college students while learning best practices for a career in broadcast and digital journalism.

Fox News Announces Recipients of 4th Annual Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship

Hearst Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Winners Announced

Winners have been chosen in the Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition of the 2022-2023 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 83 entries from 46 schools submitted in the first multimedia competitions […]

Langston University Takes Over Former KWTV Oklahoma City Building

Stacy Baum Stepping Down From Kneeland TV News Leadership Training Program

The woman who leads the Carole Kneeland Project is something of a rarity in the broadcast industry. In a business where tenures can be short, Stacy Baum has helped the […]


Forget Focus Groups. Come To My Gen Z Classroom

Pauline Chiou’s Gen Z college journalism students are teaching her a lot about their media consumption priorities. It turns out Lululemon and Toca Boca can teach news outlets much about how to reach this elusive demo.

SPJ Foundation Awards Grants To NFIC, NAJA And Others

The National Freedom of Information Coalition and the Native American Journalists Association are among five organizations receiving grants from the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation. Grantees are receiving nearly $76,000 in total funding. Others in […]

Telemundo Local Academy Launches At California State University, Northridge This Fall

The Telemundo Station Group, part of NBCUniversal Local — a division that includes 43 NBC/Telemundo stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico and six regional sports networks — today announced […]

RTDNF Awards More Than $35,000 To Scholars, Fellows


Meet The Broadcast Journalism Students Awarded Scholarships By Sinclair

Talking TV: How Journalism Students See TV News

Two J-school seniors on the cusp of graduation and entry into the local TV news job market share their thoughts on the industry, its future and their place in it in a conversation with TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp and the Broadcast Education Association’s Executive Director Heather Birks. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Talking TV: NYABJ Celebrates Juneteenth

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Bonita Sostre, a coordinating producer with CBS News and president of the New York Association of Black Journalists, about its upcoming Juneteenth gala, how local news can share stories of the U.S.’s newest federal holiday and work NYABJ is doing to bring budding young journalists into the profession. A full transcript of the conversation is included.


Montclair State University Builds A Streaming Service

The school used a white-label streaming technology company to launch its own streaming channel serving up a wide array of previously disaggregated student programming. The work-in-progress is readying students for an OTT-leaning media ecosystem.

Tegna Foundation Announces First Round Of 2022 Media Grants

Hearst Team Multimedia Digital News/Enterprise Story Competition Winners Announced

Winners have been announced in the Team Multimedia Digital News/Enterprise Story Competition of the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 67 entries from 41 schools submitted in the fourth […]

Fox News Announces Recipients Of 3rd Annual Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship

WABC New York Opens Long Island Bureau At Hofstra University

ABC O&O WABC New York, today opened a Long Island Bureau inside the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University. The small bureau will have a full-time reporter and two […]


WLBT Jackson Names Director For New College Media Training Center