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Looking back at Spring 2017: Dean Baquet, Chatbot Hackathon, award-winning documentaries and more!

Spring 2017 was an eventful semester at the Reynolds School. Let’s have a look at the accomplishments of our faculty and students. New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet visited us in February, drawing big crowds on campus and downtown for inspiring conversation about the state of journalism, more important than ever. Assistant Professor Patrick […]

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Reynolds School Student Receives Columbia Scholarship To Attend Native American Journalist Association Conference

Reynolds School student Jarrette Werk received the Columbia fellowship to attend the Native American Journalist Association this fall. Werk is a Native American student and after hearing a guest lecture from writer Tristan Ahtone and meeting the active Native American journalist Werk began to get more involved with NAJA. Werk says he’s looking forward to […]

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Not as hard as you think: Why this Reynolds School student is a double-major.

One School, Many stories: Why Dominique DiPietro says double-majoring isn’t hard at all from Reynolds School of Journalism on Vimeo. Getting one degree seems hard enough for most students. For double-major Dominique DiPietro, the idea that double-majoring is harder is a myth. She’ll be graduating with a degree in Spanish and journalism. DiPietro, a junior, […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates
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VIDEO: Reno Mayor Announces Reelection Campaign In Advanced Reporting Class

Professor Caesar Andrews invited Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve to his advanced reporting class to hold a mock press conference. She fielded questions from students about the city spending, development and affordable housing. Toward the end of the class the mayor revealed she has plans to run for reelection in 2018. “I think we have so […]

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Tough class? Want to get published? Need help editing? The Reynolds Media Lab is here for you.

Jose Olivares-Sefchick sits inside the news studio at the Reynolds School, tapping away at his laptop. On the other side of the room, a freshman is working on an audio assignment at a computer. She asks Olivares-Sefchick to read her script before she goes into the recording studio. He offers advice, helps her tighten up […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates . Student Projects
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Should You Ask Your Advisor About – Drugs, Big Pharma And Entertainment: Modern Health Media?

Do you feel confused about drug commercials and how the media portrays health issues? Do you find yourself getting more info from Facebook and Webmd than traditional healthcare reporting? Do you have the sneaking suspicion you’re being manipulated by advertisements but can’t really put your finger on how? Do you feel the need to become […]

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9 Inspiring Media Quotes: Journalism, Public Relations and Visual Communication

A career in media can be exciting, stressful and totally life giving if it’s your passion. Here are some inspiring quotes from giants of the media field to give you the inspiration to get through the semester or maybe apply for that media dream job. Tom Stoppard is a Czech-born British playwright and screenwriter, The Daily […]

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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 […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates . Student Projects
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Reynolds School students reflect on graduating

Photo caption: Reynolds School graduates Epiphany Catling, Jordan Wines and Terrance Bynum pose for a photo at the annual RSJ graduation reception. Photo Credit: David Calvert Story by RSJ Student Writer Krysta Scripter As the holidays draw closer and students prepare for their finals, the Reynolds School of Journalism sends their best and brightest out […]

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