News

Research Publication Roundup: October 2016

Oct. 07, 2016, 3:35 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.

Larry Stogner '69 (1946 - 2016)

Oct. 04, 2016, 10:51 AM
Larry Stogner — a 1969 alumnus of the UNC School of Media and Journalism and friend of the school — passed away on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016.
Stogner, longtime anchor of ABC11's Eyewitness News, served viewers in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville television market for more than 40 years.

Online News Association recognizes MJ-school's 'Undercurrent' for excellence in visual storytelling

Sep. 29, 2016, 1:50 PM
The Online News Association ended its conference this year with the 2016 ONA Awards Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Convention Center in Denver on Saturday, Sept.

Wanted: Office Support Specialist

Sep. 25, 2016, 11:25 PM
The primary purpose of this position is to support the dean’s office of the School of Media and Journalism.

State parks documentary to air statewide on October 6

Sep. 21, 2016, 11:34 AM
A one-hour documentary, “North Carolina State Parks: Environmental Jewels,” will air on North Carolina Public Television (UNC-TV) Thursday, Oct. 6, at 10 p.m.

MJ-school broadcast alumnus accepted into NPR Kroc Fellowship program

Sep. 15, 2016, 4:58 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism alumnus Parth Shah '15 has begun work as a Kroc Fellow at NPR in Washington, D.C. The Kroc Fellowship Program selects three aspiring public radio journalists each year to receive writing instruction for both on-air and radio performance, as well as training in pitching news stories, finding sources, booking interviews, reporting stories and working in the studio.

WANTED: Business Officer

Sep. 13, 2016, 1:54 PM
The School of Media and Journalism is seeking a Business Officer to provide broad based support to our school, affiliated foundation, and to work with the entrepreneurial and innovation endeavors of our faculty/students, as well as payroll.
This is a key position on the Business and Finance team, and as such, will be asked to do other tasks as needed, including attendance at meetings, participation in projects, presentations and backup to other team members.

Friedman and Johnston recognized for engaged scholarship through The Irina Project

Sep. 01, 2016, 8:39 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism faculty members Barbara Friedman and Anne Johnston were recognized by the Carolina Center for Public Service on Wednesday, Aug.

UNC at APSA 2016 in Philadelphia

Aug. 31, 2016, 5:03 PM
Over 50 UNC-affiliated scholars — including two faculty members and two graduate students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism — will present authored or co-authored papers or research posters, as well as receive honors and serve as moderators, discussants and panelists at the 2016 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition. This conference will take place Sept. 1-4, 2016, in Philadelphia.

MJ-school welcomes four new faculty members

Aug. 23, 2016, 3:22 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism welcomes Lucinda Austin, Livis Freeman, Kate O'Brian and Carol Wolf to the faculty this academic year.