Google News Initiative, Local Media Consortium, Local Media Association Announce 50 Scholarships

The Google News Initiative, the Local Media Consortium and the Local Media Association have teamed up to offer 50 scholarships to Elevate! 2019, the LMC and LMA’s first joint conference for the local media industry. The gathering, focused on innovation, transformation and new business models to sustain local journalism, will take place Sept. 17-19 in […]

KGO Anchor Leaving For Stanford Journalism Fellowship

Second ‘Disrupt The News’ Challenge Set

The now annual competition sponsored by TVNewsCheck and the BEA asks student journalists to reimagine news storytelling for linear TV, mobile and social with an eye toward attracting younger audiences.

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

ASU Wins TVN/BEA’s ‘Disrupt The News’

Arizona State University took top honors in a new contest aimed at showing broadcasters how younger viewers want to see TV news presented, and will accept the award at BEA’s annual convention during the NAB Show.

Michigan Broadcasters Create John Dingell Journalism Scholarship

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College Students Plan To ‘Youth-Anize’ TV News

Sponsored by TVNewsCheck and the Broadcast Education Association, the Disrupt the News challenge seeks entries that generally stick to the programming flow of a local TV newscast, but make the format more attractive to younger audiences, especially millennials.

Telemundo Expands Program To Train Journalists

Telemundo University is a hands-on training program created for undergraduate journalism students who want to pursue careers in local broadcast and serve bilingual audiences in the United States. Graduates can pursue newsroom careers at 40 NBC and Telemundo owned stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

As Trump Rips Media, More Flock To Field

The Trump era, overflowing with news, and the emergence of new ways to tell stories appears to be giving a jolt to journalism schools that in recent years struggled to cope with industry contractions. Students are more fired up than ever about learning the tools of newsgathering, educators say. And at some prominent schools, there’s evidence of growing demand for journalism degrees as applications and enrollment rebound and investigative reporting classes fill up.

News Directors To Students: ‘Disrupt The News’

RTDNA members will judge entries in a TVNewsCheck–BEA challenge asking students to produce the news the way they want to see it. The winners will receive cash prizes and will be showcased at BEA’s 2019 annual convention in Las Vegas (April 6-9), which overlaps with the NAB Show (April 8-11).