Author: Alexa Solis

Local pros’ perspectives: The future of strategic communications writing

Photo caption: Bethany Drysdale (right) works with a student in the Writing for Strategic Communications class.  Writing for strategic communications might be shifting away from short-form listicles (content presented in the form of a list) and instead moving in the direction of longer, more developed pieces that incorporate elements of the succinct language typical of social […]


Dr. Gi Woong Yun to research lack of data regarding minority businesses in northern Nevada

Dr. Gi Woong Yun, director for the Center for Advanced Media Studies and an associate professor at the Reynolds School of Journalism, will help to create a more accurate online map of minority-owned businesses in northern Nevada. Yun received a Google Research Award earlier this year to determine why Google Maps lacks data for businesses […]

By Alexa Solis | Uncategorized

NPR 2018 Bootcamp Spotlight: Meet the next generation of journalists

Every summer, a selected group of students comes together with professionals from around the region and the nation for NPR Next Generation Nevada Bootcamp. The bootcamp is a week-long journalism training project for college students that emphasizes digital storytelling. This year, the NPR Next Generation Nevada Bootcamp program at the Reynolds School of Journalism welcomes […]

By Alexa Solis | NPR Next Generation . RSJ Updates

Spring class of 2018 rings in commencement with grad reception, words of wisdom

The University of Nevada, Reno’s spring class of 2018 made the transition from college students to alumni over the weekend. Of the 3,137 degrees conferred by the University, 94 were graduates of the Reynolds School of Journalism. While the Reynolds School’s commencement ceremony took place on Saturday morning, the celebrations began on Friday with the […]

By Alexa Solis | Events . RSJ Updates

Journalism, business students create winning campaign by keeping it real

University students team up to win district integrated marketing communications competition Let’s be real. The phrase is a calling card for a generation that wants authenticity, and it’s the tagline that helped the University of Nevada, Reno’s Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) team win the district competition of the National Student Advertising Competition in April 2018. […]

By Alexa Solis | RSJ Updates . Student Projects

Reynolds School alumnus receives highest award given to public university educators

Will Sites, a graduate of the Reynolds School graduate program, awarded the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education Will Sites, an assistant professor of journalism at Lincoln University, studies and teaches a lot of subjects: drone journalism, media convergence, disruptive innovation, media law and website usability. Sites, a graduate of the Reynolds School of […]

By Alexa Solis | Uncategorized

Natalie Van Hoozer named Spring 2018 Senior Scholar

When Natalie Van Hoozer came to the University of Nevada, Reno in 2014, she knew that she wanted to make a difference. Four years later Van Hoozer is getting ready to graduate and she can say that she’s one step closer to her ultimate goal. Van Hoozer, who is graduating with a major in both […]


2018 Savitt Awards Banquet honors scholarship recipients, outstanding students

Every year, Reynolds School students, faculty and staff come together to celebrate the accomplishments of students and faculty at the annual Savitt Awards Banquet. And this year’s event was a night to remember, with many laughs and some sage words of wisdom. As attendees settled into their seats, Dean Al Stavitsky opened the event thanking […]

By Alexa Solis | Events . Scholarships

Can they do that? Second Annual First Amendment Forum seeks answers

Legal experts Lucy Dalglish and Trevor Timm analyze historical and legal context of press freedoms For the second consecutive year, Reynolds School of Journalism faculty, students and community members gathered together to discuss growing concerns around press freedoms and First Amendment rights in an increasingly unsettled political landscape. Wednesday’s First Amendment Forum entitled, “Can they […]

By Alexa Solis | Events

Fall 2018 special courses overview: A guide to next semester’s offerings

Each semester, the faculty at the Reynolds School develop special electives for upper division students that want to innovate the way they look at media. This semester is no different with course offerings that focus on web design, documentary film making, design thinking applied to media production and a myriad of other topics. Learn more […]

By Alexa Solis | Registration
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