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Fundamental campaign courses prepare MJ-school students for National Student Advertising Competition

February 25, 2019, 3:00 PM
"NSAC is a non-stop creative challenge that'll make even the least competitive person in the world competitive," said senior Thoko Zimba '19.

UNC students show changing perspectives of the South with self-made documentaries

February 25, 2019, 10:38 AM
Story by The Daily Tar Heel | Originally published Feb. 25, 2019, on dailytarheel.com

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Leah Ashburn '92

February 20, 2019, 1:30 PM
Alumna Leah Ashburn '92 is a second-generation family owner of Highland Brewing Company and serves as its CEO and president. Highland is the largest brewery native to North Carolina, the largest family-owned brewery in the Southeast and Asheville’s first brewery since Prohibition.

Sarah Champagne '20 (M.A.) wins 2019 Overseas Press Club Foundation award for work in business reporting, international journalism

February 15, 2019, 10:34 AM
"Today, business journalism is a tremendous way to make people care about what happens far from their home, either as workers, consumers, shareholders or managers." Champagne said. "It is just one example of how important business journalism is to understand the impact of international operations abroad, an impact at times very positive or very negative."

Senior Alex Kormann '19 nabs top prize in 2019 White House News Photographers Association 'Eyes of History' contest

February 14, 2019, 5:23 AM
The White House News Photographers Association has named UNC School of Media and Journalism senior Alex Kormann ’19 the WHNPA Student Still Photographer of the Year in the 2019 WHNPA ‘Eyes of History’ student contest.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Ashlan Cousteau '02

February 13, 2019, 2:15 PM
In this episode of the Start Here / Never Stop Podcast, Dean Susan King chats with veteran journalist and adventurous alumna Ashlan Gorse Cousteau '02 — the co-star of the Travel Channel's Caribbean Pirate Treasure, a former Entertainment Tonight correspondent and a fill-in anchor for E! News.

A problem for democracy

February 13, 2019, 10:49 AM
Story by the University Gazette | Originally published Feb. 13, 2019, on gazette.unc.edu

12 students to participate in CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program, prepare for future in broadcast industry

February 12, 2019, 12:46 PM
The CBC-UNC Diversity Fellowship Program selected 12 top students from universities across the nation to engage in a hands-on workshop in March 2019 led by professionals of WRAL-TV and faculty members of the UNC School of Media and Journalism. Two of the selected dozen are MJ-school students — Kimothy Jones '19 (M.A.) and Maryam Mohamed '19.

MJ-school earns No. 1 national rank for M.A. in Digital Communication program

February 11, 2019, 10:12 AM
In December 2018, Online Masters named the School of Media and Journalism's M.A. in Digital Communication the top online master's degree program in communication in the nation.

MJ-school faculty organize 'How We Talk About Silent Sam' panel for March 6

February 8, 2019, 12:55 PM
“How We Talk About Silent Sam: The Roles of Journalism and Public Relations in Framing Conversations about a Confederate Monument” will be held Wednesday, March 6, from 4:30-6 p.m. in 111 Carroll Hall.