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Former Reynolds student proves success is all about relationships you build. It’s no secret that at the Reynolds School of Journalism, students and alumni are capable of achieving some pretty incredible things. This is certainly true for one Reynolds School alumnus, Alexa Ard, who graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and minor […]

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RSJ alumnus awarded at international film festival for his documentary “Dreamer”

A Reynolds School graduate, Jordan Berns, recently won the Vincentian Prize for Social Impact at the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival for his documentary “Dreamer,” a film he created with fellow classmate Nick Larson in Nico Colombant’s web video class. The Chicago-based Shoulders festival features student work from all over the world and promotes […]

By Krysta Scripter | Alumni News
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JFIT: Where are they now?

Photo caption: Paul Mitchell (left) poses with former Reynold School student Dominique DiPietro, during the Reynolds School’s first JFIT camp in 2014.  It’s been nearly five years since the first Journalism Freshman Interactive Transition (JFIT) camp took place a week before the 2014 fall semester at the University of Nevada, Reno. In the years since, […]

By Carla Suggs | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Following the smoke trail

Reynolds School alumna reports on the California Camp Fire “The Camp Fire actually broke out on a Thursday morning, and any time there’s breaking news after midnight, I’m the person that’s called,” Reynolds School of Journalism alumna Meaghan Mackey said. On the morning of November 8, 2018, Mackey, a multimedia journalist for KRCR News Ch. […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Two Reynolds School grads earn Certification in Principles of Public Relations

Photo description: Caroline Ackerman poses on the left and Caroline Boorman poses on the right. Ackerman and Boorman become third and fourth alumni to earn the distinction In November 2018, two recent Reynolds School of Journalism graduates, Caroline Ackerman and Caroline Boorman, achieved their Certification in Principles of Public Relations, an accreditation offered to young professionals through […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Passion for football leads to career as a sports broadcaster

Photo caption: A childhood photo of Alex Stewart during his first year in football. Alumnus Alex Stewart reflects on his love for football, gives advice to students in sports broadcast field “When I say I’ve been around football since I was born, it’s the honest truth. Football is all I know.” Hours after Alex Stewart […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Working on Oscar and Emmy award campaigns at Netflix

Photo caption: Reynolds School alumna Liv Moore, who works on the Netflix Awards team, at a pre-Oscars party this year.  Just before graduating from the Reynolds School in May 2017, Liv Moore crashed her parent’s road-trip vacation to San Diego, seeing it as the only affordable way to get to Los Angeles. Having lined up job interviews […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Reporting for daily radio news in New York City

Photo caption: José Olivares edits audio for the daily news at WNYC’s The Takeover. Reynolds School alumnus shares his journey of getting a job at WNYC’s The Takeaway As Reynolds School of Journalism alumnus José Olivares prepared to become a bilingual broadcast journalist, reading journalism, non-fiction and history fostered his unique perspective of the world. […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Alumni News . NPR Next Generation . RSJ Updates
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Finding a way back into sports communications through fundraising

Photo caption: John Coogan (left), president of the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation and Carnell “Golden Pipes” Johnson, an infamous national anthem singer at Vegas Golden Knights home games, stand with Tim Mullin. Reynolds School alumnus Tim Mullin with the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation offers career advice to students “There are only so many jobs in the […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Starting podcasts allows Reynolds School students to tell unique stories and explore their passions

Reynolds School students learn how to tell stories through various forms of media. One such form is audio, and our students frequently create podcast projects that reflect their passions or interests. We got the chance to talk with a few podcast hosts here at the Reynolds School and compiled a list of some of the […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . RSJ Updates . Student Projects
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KUNR wins national Murrow Award for best sports reporting

Reynolds School alumna Stephanie Serrano awarded for her student reporting of Reno 1868 FC KUNR Reno Public Radio earned a national Murrow Award for best sports reporting in the small market radio category this month for Reynolds School of Journalism alumna Stephanie Serrano’s story about Reno 1868 FC. Serrano reported as a student at the […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Alumni News . RSJ Updates . Student Projects
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