News

WANTED: Associate Director of Development

May. 10, 2017, 1:16 PM
The primary responsibility of the Associate Director of Development is to secure private gifts to support the fundraising priorities of the School of Media and Journalism by helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving.

WANTED: Library Assistant

May. 09, 2017, 3:44 PM
The primary purpose of this position is to assist in the management of daily operations of the Park Library.

MJ-school students sweep international Society For News Design competition (again)

May. 05, 2017, 11:34 AM
For the sixth-straight year, students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism swept the international Society for News Design’s Best of Student Design competition, the top design contest for university students in the world.

Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards 2017

May. 04, 2017, 1:38 PM
Each year, the UNC School of Media and Journalism recognizes faculty and staff members for their commitment to excellence and their contributions to the school.

UNC Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative aims to strengthen local media in the face of disruption

May. 04, 2017, 11:36 AM
Eight news organizations in North Carolina have been selected to participate in a program launched by the Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative in partnership with the UNC Center for Innovation & Sustainability in Local Media.

Research Publication Roundup: May 2017

May. 01, 2017, 2:21 AM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media. Below is a list of recently published or presented scholarship by MJ-school faculty and students.

Public relations team wins national PRSSA Bateman Competition

Apr. 28, 2017, 10:44 AM
For the first time ever, members of the Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America have won the national PRSSA Bateman Competition.

Alumnus Roy H. Park Jr. '61 honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Apr. 27, 2017, 3:30 PM
In a surprise ceremony before the 2017 Park Lecture on Thursday, April 6, Chancellor Carol Folt presented Roy H. Park Jr. with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine — among the most prestigious awards conferred by the governor of North Carolina. 

Doctoral candidate Jennah Sontag and Professor Seth Noar work to reduce indoor tanning

Apr. 26, 2017, 1:53 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar and doctoral candidate Jennah Sontag’s report, “Assessing the Potential Effectiveness of Pictorial Messages to Deter Young Women from Indoor Tanning: An Experimental Study,” was published on Sunday, March 7, in the Journal of Health Communication. The report discusses the health risks associated with indoor tanning and suggests that there are more effective ways to communicate the health risks, than text-only messages.

MJ-school students, staff represent at regional Society of Professional Journalists conference

Apr. 21, 2017, 11:22 AM
Six students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism won Awards of Excellence at the annual Society of Professional Journalists Region 2 conference, while five more placed as finalists.