News

Mimicking start-ups by creating tomorrow’s products

April 27, 2018, 10:28 AM
Story by UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media Communication Manager Madeline Brown

Love your job? It might be time for grad school

April 24, 2018, 11:46 AM
It may seem counterintuitive, but if your job is going well and you love doing it, now might be the time to apply to the UNC School of Media and Journalism’s M.A. in Digital Communication program. The online program is designed to let ambitious students maintain work and family responsibilities while refining media, communications and leadership skills. MJ-school graduate Danielle Passingham ’14 (M.A.) is a case in point.

UNC welcomes new cohort for Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative

April 23, 2018, 10:19 AM
Story by UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media Communication Manager Madeline Brown

Dana McMahan turns creative dreams into Workroom realities

April 19, 2018, 11:47 AM
“If you can dream it up,” Dana McMahan said, “we’re going to figure out how to build it.”

ESC dual-degree students, Kenan-Flagler teammates are finalists in 2018 Patagonia Case Study Competition

April 18, 2018, 7:27 PM
Winners of the case study competition will receive a $22,500 prize and a trip to the Patagonia headquarters in Ventura, California. Patagonia also aims to implement the winning proposal as part of their business strategy and the case itself will be used as teaching material in classrooms throughout the world.

MJ-school seniors, alumna accepted into 2018 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP)

April 18, 2018, 1:13 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism seniors Barbrianna Adams '18 and Jackie Swan '18 and alumna Laura Gamo '16 will participate in the 4A’s prestigious Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP).

Alumna Emily Steel ’06 wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service

April 17, 2018, 4:45 PM
Less than 12 years after graduating from the UNC School of Media and Journalism with a degree in journalism and mass communication and an interest in investigative and business reporting, Emily Steel ’06 on April 16, 2018, joined an illustrious list of Pulitzer Prize winners affiliated with the MJ-school.

Longtime MJ-school benefactor James F. Goodmon to receive honorary degree at UNC’s 2018 Commencement

April 16, 2018, 2:32 PM
Visionary North Carolina corporate and community leader James Fletcher “Jim” Goodmon (b. 1943), long a generous benefactor and advocate for ethical and responsible communications, will be recognized by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the University’s 2018 Spring Commencement on Sunday, May 13, in Kenan Stadium.

Dean Susan King shares perspective on Sinclair Broadcasting

April 11, 2018, 12:58 PM
Susan King, dean of the UNC School of Media Journalism, sent a letter to Sinclair Broadcast Group Executive Chairman David Smith on Wednesday, April 11, outlining her concerns on the issue surrounding Sinclair station anchors reading a statement that includes accusations that other news outlets publish “fake news.”

CNN’s Pamela Brown ’06: from UNC’s MJ-school to senior White House correspondent

April 9, 2018, 10:02 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism alumna Pamela Brown ’06 gained national prominence as a weekend anchor at ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C. Seven years later, she joined CNN, most recently as CNN’s senior White House correspondent and a fill-in anchor for “CNN Newsroom.”