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 the foundation’s first round of 2022 funding are this summer’s SPJ Region 1 Northeast High School Journalism Institute; SPJ’s Future Leaders Academy; and MediaFest22, SPJ’s annual convention. “Finding […]

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 California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is its fourth and newest partner for the group’s “Telemundo Local Academy” journalism training program. The one-year program kicks off […]

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

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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.

OPEN MIKE BY MARK EFFRON

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 and final multimedia competition of the academic year. First Place has been awarded to the team from Western Kentucky University: Gabi Broekema, Addison LeBoutillier, Brenna Pepke, Zane Meyer-Thornton […]

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 production trucks in Long Island, New York. WABC has a history of supporting the journalism program at the university, donating significant quantities of valuable equipment […]

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WLBT Jackson Names Director For New College Media Training Center

Fox Weather Announces First Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship

Sinclair’s News Reporter Academy Returns March 30

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s News Reporter Academy, an interactive workshop for college students interested in pursuing a career in news reporting, will hold its next virtual session on March 30 from noon to 3 p.m. ET / 9a.m.-noon PT. Now in its second year, the News Reporter Academy, hosted by Sinclair’s corporate news operation, gives students […]

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Sinclair Accepting Applications For Diversity Scholarship Program

Hearst Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Winners Announced

Winners have been announced in the Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition of the 2021-2022 Hearst Journalism Awards Program. There were 83 entries from 52 schools submitted in the first of four multimedia competitions held this academic year. First Place has been awarded to Lucas Grant Pruitt, a senior from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lucas will receive […]

Creating Your Own Recruitment Pipeline

A nearly two-year-old collaboration between Florida International University and Univision puts the station group’s newsrooms a STEP ahead.

Fox Weather Establishes Meteorology Scholarship At Mississippi State University

Fox News Media’s new 24/7 ad-supported streaming service Fox Weather will partner with the Mississippi State University Foundation to further increase diversity in the meteorology field by creating scholarship opportunities for students electing a concentration in broadcast meteorology or professional meteorology/climatology. In making the announcement, Fox Weather President Sharri Berg said: “Fox Weather is proud to […]

2022 RTDNF Scholarship And Fellowship Applications Now Open

A Roundup Of Journalism Podcasts Designed To Inspire, Entertain & Inform Students

‘Harnessing The Cool’ In Search Of New Audiences

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.

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Future Broadcasters Get Scholarship Funds From Massachusetts Broadcasters

SPJ, CMA, ACP Set 2022 Conference Partnership

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 […]

RTDNF Awards $30,000+ To 2021 Scholars And Fellows

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Journalism’s Broken Talent Pipeline

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.

Hearst College National Championship Winners Announced

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 […]

University Of West Georgia Establishes School Of Communication, Film And Media

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 […]

Fox News Awards Annual Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship

Applying For A TV News Job? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

SPJ Announces Collegiate Journalism Mark Of Excellence Awards Winners

This J-School Is Old. Its First Diversity & Inclusion Chair Is New

Scripps Howard Foundation Announces 2021 Class Of Journalism Fellows

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 […]

Scripps Howard Foundation Awards $600,000 To Support Diversity In Journalism

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 […]

Hearst Television News Winners Named

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 […]

Meet The Man Who Defied Skeptics To Build A Journalism School In Record Time

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Medill At 100 Marks ‘Monumental Milestone’

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Janet Coats Named Managing Director Of Consortium On Trust In Media And Technology

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 […]

RTDNF Names 2020 Ed Bradley Scholar