Alumni News

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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Think about tech: Reynolds School alumna reminds journalism grads to look for careers in technology industries

When Reynolds School alumna Lauralyn McCarthy graduated in 1992, her first three jobs out of college (prep cook, salesperson and secretary) didn’t seem to relate to her degree. She continued to search for the career path she wanted. “Knowing my parents couldn’t support me, I took a job that could pay my bills (barely),” McCarthy […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Alumni News . RSJ Updates
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Reynolds School alumni give tips to become a successful freelancer

While Reynolds School grads take on different careers from broadcast and print journalism to web design, graphic design, public relations and more, many share a similar side job –  freelancing. Since getting started as a freelancer can be challenging, we sat down with three Reynolds School alumni to get their advice on how students can […]

By Adrianna Owens | Alumni News . Internship & Career Advice
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Reynolds School Alumni Randy Snow to be Honored at 2017 Homecoming Gala

“What happens here, stays here.” The tagline has been plastered across billboards, television screens and minds for over a decade, making Las Vegas a world-class destination all the while. The campaign achieved global recognition, and Randy Snow, one of the masterminds behind its development and Reynolds School of Journalism graduate, will be recognized at the […]

By Alexa Solis | Alumni News
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Journalism grad Dylan Silver gets funding for his underwater photography project from the InNEVenture Fund

As a graduate student in the Reynolds School of Journalism, Dylan Silver launched Tahoe Clarity, a fine arts photography business with an environmental mission, supported by an InNEVenture Fund investment.

By @rsjstaff | Alumni News . Grants . Student Projects
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Professor Jake Highton – A Remembrance

The Reynolds School community is mourning the loss of Professor Emeritus Jake Highton, who died yesterday at age 86. Jake taught in the School for 30 years before retiring as professor emeritus in 2011. Beloved by former students as a challenging but caring professor, Jake remained active as a journalist until his final days, publishing […]

By @rsjstaff | Alumni News . Faculty News
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From Reno to Vanity Fair: One Reynolds School grad’s journey from local news to major publication

Every workday Reynolds School alumna and Reno native Sarah Shoen goes to her job as an editorial assistant at Vanity Fair on the 41st floor of the new World Trade Center in New York City. “I’m mostly in charge of making sure the head editors of VanityFair.com are where they need to be. I organize […]

By @rsjstaff | Alumni News
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Graduate Alumni Profile: Reno Public Radio Membership Coordinator Michelle Matus

Reno Public Radio membership coordinator, Michelle Matus, completed her graduate students from the Reynolds School in May of 2016. “My best takeaway was the small intimate cohort that allowed me to get to know people well and work with them in a variety of projects. We collaborate a lot in visual projects, in events that […]

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MediaTips: Regina Revazova, from NPR Mentee to Mentor and Audio Media Entrepreneur

One of the mentors for the upcoming 2017 Reynolds School of Journalism NPR Next Generation Radio bootcamp was one of the students being coached in 2013. From being a freelance reporter in Russia, to now starting up her own podcasting business in Arizona, Regina Revazova reflects on her time as a journalist in Russia and […]

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