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Media Pro Tips: ThisisReno Fills Gaps and Keeps Growing

ThisisReno, tagline “Reno’s Online News & Events Source”, was founded in 2009 to, according to its own about us description, “fill the gaps left by downsized newsrooms.” In the first in a series of Media Pro Tips, the Reynolds SandBox caught up with ThisisReno “editor / publisher / housekeeper” Bob Conrad to find out how […]

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Catching up with RSJ Alumni Turned TV Anchor Conner Board

Board Discusses How Her Degree From The Reynolds School Equipped Her For Career In TV Conner Board (right) on the anchor desk for her show, KPVI News Today, weekdays at 6 AM. KPVI is in Pocatello, Idaho. Conner grew up in Reno and graduated from the Reynolds School of Journalism in May 2016. Q: Did you always […]

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Catching up with Reynolds School Alumni Heather Janssen, now a TV Anchor / Reporter

Janssen in the Fall of 2014 and now works at KEVN Black Hills FOX TV in Rapid City, South Dakota. Janssen gearing up to anchor the weekend news with co-anchor Robert Grant. Photos shared with Reynolds Sandbox. Janssen started her career in April of 2015 as a reporter and producer and was quickly promoted to a weekend […]

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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 | Events . Faculty News . Student Projects
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Marrying History and Media: RSJ Professor’s different approach at finals

When it comes to final projects, sometimes a lengthy research paper just doesn’t quite cut it. At least, that’s how Assistant Professor Patrick File feels. He’s teaching Media History at the Reynolds school, a class he’s taught before at other institutions, but not here at the University of Nevada, Reno. File says what makes this […]

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Electionpalooza 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, more than 40 Reynolds School of Journalism students and eight professors were part of the largest newsroom in Nevada producing stories, social media, audio and video about the 2016 election. All of the action took place in RSJ 110. Students brought their story ideas to faculty editors and came to talk them […]

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RSJ team places top 10 for NAB PILOT Innovation Challenge

Photo caption: gNews Team Members (L to R): Hugh Tomasello, Rick Jenkins, Kiara Brisker, Nino Pinneri. A group of Reynolds School students recently placed in the National Association of Broadcasters PILOT Innovation Challenge for their Pokémon Go-inspired news aggregate platform. The team of students, part of Professor Paul Mitchell’s narrative journalism class, consists of four students: […]

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