Triple Tar Heel J. Walker Smith '77, '81 (MA), '86 (PhD) assumes presidency of MJ Foundation Board

Apr. 03, 2017, 11:47 AM
The School of Media and Journalism Foundation of North Carolina, Inc., will convene Thursday, April 6, under the new leadership of UNC alumnus J. Walker Smith '77, '81 (M.A.), '86 (Ph.D.) Smith became the MJ Foundation Board president effective Jan. 1, 2017. Walker has been described by Fortune magazine as “one of America’s leading analysts on consumer trends,” and he consults with clients globally about trends, futures, marketing and business strategy.

Research Publication Roundup: April 2017

Apr. 01, 2017, 5:03 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.

MJ-school doctoral alumna Diane Francis '16 (PhD) receives 2017 GEAB Impact Award

Mar. 31, 2017, 4:27 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism doctoral alumna Diane Francis '16 (Ph.D.) was recognized by the UNC Graduate School with a Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award for her graduate work in health communication in diverse communities.

Wanted: Communications Project Manager

Mar. 23, 2017, 2:02 PM
This position will primarily support and assist the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media through the planning, production and evaluation of marketing and communication efforts and project management.

Undercurrent 360 named a finalist for 2017 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

Mar. 08, 2017, 3:15 PM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism’s Undercurrent 360 project has been selected as a finalist for the 20th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards in the Student Innovation category. The category recognizes exceptional interactive technology projects or startups.

Spring Break 2017: Immersive student experiences locally, nationally, internationally

Mar. 08, 2017, 2:42 PM
Follow #MJSB17 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to keep up with the MJ-school spring break experience.

Five to be inducted into NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame

Mar. 07, 2017, 2:17 PM
The North Carolina Media and Journalism Hall of Fame will honor five outstanding leaders during a gala dinner and ceremony on Friday, April 7, at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill.

UNC at the 67th annual conference of the International Communication Association

Mar. 03, 2017, 11:04 AM
Six faculty members, 11 graduate students and three alumnae will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism May 25-29, 2017, at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association in San Diego.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Jess Clark '15 (M.A.)

Mar. 02, 2017, 12:53 PM
Check out Dean Susan King's Start Here / Never Stop Podcast episode with WUNC's Fletcher Fellow for Education Policy Reporting and MJ-school master's alumna Jess Clark '15 (M.A.).

John Sweeney Experience Award gives students once-in-a-lifetime opportunities

Mar. 02, 2017, 11:34 AM
Riley Reid, an advertising senior in the MJ-school, spent two weeks in Cannes last summer, with his friend and one of his co-producers Stuart Schrader thanks to the MJ-school's John Sweeney Experience Award.