News

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.

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.