Scripps ABC affiliate KNXV Phoenix is expanding its social reach with an unusual partnership with Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The Society of Professional Journalists, College Media Association and Associated Collegiate Press have come to an agreement to partner for the 2022 conference. All three boards voted to approve finalizing details. “I couldn’t be more excited about partnering with ACP and CMA,” SPJ National President Matthew T. Hall said. “Emerging journalists are not just the future of journalism, they’re the […]
We should all be deeply concerned. Our country’s top journalism schools have become a critical training ground for the next generation of newsroom leaders, but none of these programs seem to be focused on teaching students how to conduct user research, find product market fit, design and develop products, acquire customers and sell their products — everything that’s required for a media company, or creator, to operate and survive on the Internet today.
Winning college journalists in the National Writing, Photojournalism, Audio, Television and Multimedia Championships were announced on June 14 by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. The Hearst Championships are the culmination of the 2020-21 Journalism Awards Program, which were held in 104 member universities of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass […]
Supporting increased opportunities in emerging disciplines, the University of West Georgia has created the School of Communication, Film and Media, effective July 1. UWG President Dr. Brendan Kelly said the creation of the new school at UWG, to be led by inaugural dean Dr. Brad Yates, is a significant marker of the university’s commitment to […]
The Scripps Howard Foundation has selected four journalists for the 2021 class of its Scripps Howard Fellowship program. The Scripps Howard Fellows were selected from approximately 400 applicants to complete the yearlong program, which will run from June 2021 through May 2022. “As part of our mission, we are focused on preparing the next generation […]
As part of its commitment to advance equity, diversity and inclusion within the journalism industry, the Scripps Howard Foundation has selected the University of North Texas and Elon University as the recipients of grants from its new program for emerging journalists. The foundation, the philanthropic organization of The E.W. Scripps Co., has awarded a total of […]
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation announced the top 10 winners of its 2020-21 Television News Competition. The winners were selected from 77 entries submitted from 48 schools nationwide in the second television competition of this academic year. First Place has been awarded to Katelyn Keenehan, a senior from Arizona State University. She wins a $3,000 scholarship and automatically qualifies […]
The University of Florida has appointed news industry veteran Janet Coats managing director of the Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology (CTMT), a multidisciplinary initiative launched to understand the dynamics that have undermined the trustworthiness of content and information disseminated via technology. Coats has been at the forefront of the seismic shifts in journalism and information […]
Mark Lodato, the new dean of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, brings a deep background of local TV news and university teaching and administration experience to the position.
Hub Brown, associate dean and associate professor at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, UF Provost Joe Glover announced. Brown will assume his new position on July 1, 2021. He succeeds Diane McFarlin, who will retire at the […]
Ruptly, the award-winning international news and media agency, today announces the launch of Ruptly Academy, a free virtual school that aims to discover and mentor the next generation of journalism talent. Ruptly Academy’s first program, a free 10-week course in Practical Journalism, will begin on Oct. 29 and applications are now open. It will feature […]
A $1.5 million commitment will support career development for investigative journalists at the Howard Centers for Investigative Journalism at Arizona State University and the University of Maryland.
Three forces will contribute to a profound evolution in the way journalism is taught. The brutal consequences of the COVID crisis are just one of them.
Five universities shared prizes totaling $89,000 as this year’s winners of the Intercollegiate Writing, Photojournalism, Broadcast and Multimedia Competitions of the 60th annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The 2019-20 prizes are awarded to the top universities in each division of the Intercollegiate Competitions, with the top ten of each category receiving Hearst trophies. Often called “The […]
The top 10 winners in Television News have been announced in the 60th annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program. The winners were selected from 74 entries submitted from 45 schools nationwide in the second and final TV competition held this academic year. First Place has been awarded to Payton Tysinger, a rising senior from University of North Carolina […]
COVID-19 is having a significant financial impact on U.S. newsrooms, at a time when accurate, unvarnished reporting is more critical than ever. As a result, the University of Florida’s Brechner Center for Freedom of Information announced today the launch of Brechner Reporting Fellows, 10 fellowships for professional journalists experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. Fellows will be […]
In the United States, J-Schools are too expensive when taking into account the economics of the profession. By and large, teaching media skills needs an urgent reinvention.
California State University Fullerton won TVNewsCheck‘s second annual 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 April’s NAB Show.