Alumni News

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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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.

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