RSJ is recipient of one of 11 grants The Reynolds School of Journalism, in conjunction with the Online News Association (ONA), announced in April 2015 that it was the recipient of one of 11 grants awarded nationwide through the Online News Association Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education. The Reynolds School is using the $35,000 grant to […]
New brand, ‘Keeping You Safe and Connected,’ proposed for Nevada Department of Transportation by Reynolds School of Journalism students
In addition to creating virtual-reality (VR) environments for display on computers and hand-held devices, students in the Journalism 313 (Photojournalism) class are experimenting with immersive VR environments for use in a head mounted display (HMD). While HMD technology is still in its infancy, the acquisition of the Oculus Rift by Facebook in 2014 brought the attention of technologists, stock analysts, and the general public to this new frontier of mediated experience.
The Reynolds School hosted the 2015 Savitt Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 5, in the Joe Crowley Student Union Ballroom. The banquet honors high achieving journalism students by awarding scholarships and acknowledging the programs outstanding students. A total of 67 scholarships funded by 44 donors were awarded to 55 students for a total of $146,650. Additionally, 11 students were recognized for their outstanding work in their specific areas of study with cash awards.
Grant supports new focus in training students, empowering and leveraging their cultural expertise to play a role in media innovation
The Reynolds School’s very own Alexa Ard was selected to participate in the highly competitive and prestigious 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 Program. She joins 28 other top journalism students from 19 universities leading an investigation into the issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana as part of the News21 national multimedia investigative reporting initiative.
Reynolds School faculty Vanessa Vancour and Larry Dailey attended ASU’s 2nd Annual Hackathon accompanied by graduate students Ryan Smith and Alex Gurevich, as well as undergraduate students Katie Sawicki and Brendan Aguiar, to work in teams to create content for the competition’s mission. The goal was to create lasting media-related projects to reach underserved communities. The competition, hosted at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix, Ariz. and coordinated by PBS Mediashift, took place Friday Feb. 27 through Sunday March 1.
Keith Garvin is the keynote speaker for the Reynolds School’s 51st Scripps Dinner and Lecture. Garvin is an anchor/reporter for KPRC in Houston, TX. He is also a graduate of the Reynolds School. The event honors the memory of Edward W. “Ted” Scripps II. Past speakers include Forbes Magazine’s Senior Editor Zack O’Malley-Greenburg, NPR’s Mandalit del Barco, ESPN’s Wright Thompson, Google News’ Krishna Bharat and the Washington Post’s Leonard Downie, Jr.
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation has named Landon Miller, a Reynolds School of Journalism senior, the top winner in their 2014-2015 television broadcast news competition. Miller’s submission to the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, a news package on land sailing in Nevada, was selected as the overall winner from 66 entrants from 44 schools.
The Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies is partnering with NPR to host the third-annual Next Generation Radio Boot Camp. The Reynolds School is the only journalism school in the nation to host an NPR boot camp. The program runs from Sunday, May 17 through Friday, May 22.