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The Durham VOICE honored with Leaders in Diversity Award

Aug. 15, 2016, 4:23 PM
Triangle Business Journal is honoring The Durham VOICE with a 2016 Leaders in Diversity Award.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Roxane Coche '13 (Ph.D.)

Aug. 12, 2016, 3:41 PM
Check out alumna Roxane Coche's conversation with Dean Susan King about leading a study abroad program at the Rio Olympics and her work with the intersection of academia and professional practice.

MJ-school students win 27 awards from Society for News Design

Aug. 01, 2016, 3:48 PM
Students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism took home 27 awards — the biggest haul of awards from any one university — from the Society for News Design's student contest. This is the sixth consecutive year that MJ-school students have won the most awards in the annual student design competition.

MJ-school welcomes award-winning international journalist Kate O'Brian as Hearst Visiting Professor

Jul. 27, 2016, 2:11 PM
Kate O'Brian, president of Al Jazeera America, will join the faculty of the UNC School of Media and Journalism as a Hearst Visiting Professor. With a background in digital platforms, television, radio and investigative reporting, O'Brian will teach Media Hub, a capstone course in the MJ-school.

UNC MJ-school partners with Olympic News Service for students to cover Olympic Games in Rio

Jul. 27, 2016, 9:21 AM
Twenty-nine students traveled to Brazil with the UNC School of Media and Journalism to cover the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in partnership with the Olympic News Service and the University of Memphis.

UNC at AEJMC 2016 in Minneapolis

Jul. 26, 2016, 11:21 AM
Nine graduate students, 12 faculty members and 48 alumni will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism Aug. 4–7, 2016, at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) national convention in Minneapolis.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Aaron Dodson '15

Jul. 21, 2016, 11:34 AM
In this Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode, Dean Susan King has the opportunity to speak with alumnus Aaron Dodson '15, who has made his way from the MJ-school to The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Post and now The Undefeated — ESPN's premier platform for exploring the intersections of race, sports and culture.

Dean Emeritus Jean Folkerts honored with lifetime achievement award from American Journalism Historians Association

Jul. 15, 2016, 10:06 PM
Jean Folkerts, dean emeritus of the UNC School of Media and Journalism — now a visiting professor and scholar at the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kansas State University — has won the 2016 Sidney Kobre Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism History.
Folkerts served as dean of the UNC MJ-school from 2005-11.

Noar honored (again) as top health communication scholar

Jul. 15, 2016, 9:50 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar has been named the 2016 Outstanding Health Communication Scholar by the National Communication Association (NCA).
Noar will be recognized for the honor at NCA’s annual conference in Philadelphia on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. The award comes just months after Noar received the Lewis Donohew Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award at the biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Capitol Broadcasting Company to support national media diversity programs based at UNC MJ-school

Jul. 14, 2016, 9:52 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism announced today that Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) will support two national media diversity initiatives administered by the school. Capitol Broadcasting's gift will support the Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media and the CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program over the next four years.