Author: Krysta Scripter

Professor Vanessa Vancour driven by storytelling and her Latina heritage

Yahoo. Noble Studios. Channel 4. Visitors Bureau. Reynolds School of Journalism. Noticiero Mòvil. Ted Talk. Somos Nevada. Vanessa Vancour may not have done it all, but she’s certainly done a lot. The Reynolds School professor is behind the bilingual news organization Noticiero Mòvil. She also just recently hosted a TedTalk in which she talked about […]

By Krysta Scripter | Faculty News . Noticiero Móvil
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Noticiero Móvil launches magazine “Somos Nevada” at Sierra Arts Foundation

Noticiero Móvil, the first bilingual news studio to come out of the Reynolds School of Journalism, launched its print publication, Somos Nevada, this week at the Sierra Arts Foundation. The magazine, which translates to “We are Nevada,” features several past and current students’ work with Noticiero Móvil in both Spanish and English. Professor Vanessa Vancour, […]

By Krysta Scripter | Events . Noticiero Móvil
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RSJ students and faculty to screen documentaries at Carson City Festival

Four student and faculty produced short documentaries will be screened at the Carson City International Film Weekend at the Bob Boldrick Theater inside the Carson Community Center. The work was produced last fall under Kari Barber’s short documentary class at the Reynolds School. Students divide into teams and spend the entire semester working on their […]

By Krysta Scripter | Documentary . Events . Faculty News . Student Projects
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Did you miss The New York Times Editor Dean Baquet’s visit? Catch up here

Not even the rain and a rival basketball game could stop more than 200 people filing into the Nevada Museum of Art on Wednesday night. Students, faculty, media professionals and members of the public were all there to see the executive editor from one of the biggest newspapers in the country, The New York Times. Dean Baquet spoke on […]

By Krysta Scripter | Events
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Sacramento Press Club announces $34,000 in scholarships for journalism students

Are you looking for financial aid? Are you from the Sacramento area? If so, we might have a few scholarships for you.  The Sacramento Press Club have announced they will award $34,000 in seven scholarships for journalism students, or journalism-related fields. Scholarships range from $4,000 to $8,000. If you’re transferring from a community college to […]

By Krysta Scripter | Internship & Career Advice
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What is “Wolf Pack What” and why you should join

No matter what your focus is at the Reynolds School of Journalism, there’s always a place for you to hone your skills and show what you can do. If you’re interested in digital video production and social media promotion, then Wolf Pack What is for you. Wolf Pack What launched at the beginning of this […]

By Krysta Scripter | Student Projects
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Reynolds Media Lab and Our Town Reno host second showing of documentary on homeless youth in Reno

College is hard enough for most students. For homeless University of Nevada, Reno student, Corey Mcdowell, it was considerably harder. Invisible Girl is a collaborative documentary project between Our Town Reno and the Reynolds Media Lab. The film follows McDowell as she tells her story of living on the streets of Reno while also taking classes. The film […]

By Krysta Scripter | Documentary . Events . Student Projects
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Introducing RSJFest: Your One Stop Shop For All Things Media

Want to get involved? Curious about the on-campus media groups at the Reynolds School? Want to do it all in one place?  On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the Reynolds School of Journalism and the Online News Association will be hosting RSJFest, a club fair just for the journalism school. From The Nevada Sagebrush to the Nevada […]

By Krysta Scripter | Events
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Presenting: an evening with Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times

The New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet will be speaking at the Nevada Museum of Art at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Hosted by the Reynolds School of Journalism, Baquet will discuss media and conflicts over the First Amendment.   Baquet will also speak to students on the University of Nevada, Reno campus […]

By Krysta Scripter | Events
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Bob Felten turns to strategic communications students to solve problem

Story by student writer Krysta Scripter Who do you turn to when you need the school website to appeal to current students, prospective students, and alumni? For Professor Bob Felten, the answer was simple: his own strategic communications students here at the Reynolds School. As part of their final, students in his class where divided […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates . Student Projects
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Reynolds School Student Shares Noticiero Móvil Experience

 Noticiero Móvil student experience by Krysta Scripter (second from the right in the above photo) Keeping the tradition of “non-traditional” finals, Professor Vanessa Vancour asked her News Studio students to organize a listening party for Noticiero Móvil, the bilingual news organization created from student work inside the Reynolds School. Her news studio class has been […]

By Krysta Scripter | Noticiero Móvil . RSJ Updates . Student Projects
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Freshman Shah Ahmad wins Newseum video contest

Photo courtesy of Shah Ahmad / Facebook Shah Ahmad just started his first year at the Reynolds School of Journalism, and he’s already making a name for himself. He just won his first video competition in November with Newseum Insititute’s Free Expression on Campus video contest. The national contest was created to highlight universities and […]

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