News From The Reynolds School of Journalism

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

Five questions you should (and shouldn’t) ask your professors

If you’re familiar with the Reynolds School, then you know we stress the importance of talking to your professors outside of class. However, talking to your professors can be hard if you’ve never done it before, and sometimes, students ask questions that aren’t actually helpful (or worse, are already listed on the website). So, we […]

By Krysta Scripter | Uncategorized

Dave Maass joins the Reynolds School as visiting professor of media technology

The Reynolds School is proud to introduce Dave Maass as a visiting professor of media technology. Maass joins the Reynolds School in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and will be teaching alongside Dr. Gi Woong Yun this semester. Associate dean Donica Mensing described Maass as “a rock star journalist and investigator.” “The faculty […]

By Krysta Scripter | Faculty News

Two classes. Two documentaries. One incredible collaboration.

In professor Kari Barber’s documentary film class each fall, students are required to pitch, film and produce a short documentary film within the semester. This semester, however, marked a first for both Barber and the Reynolds School, a partnership with Noticiero Móvil, professor Vanessa Vancour’s bilingual student news studio. Vancour says Barber approached her after […]

By Krysta Scripter | Noticiero Móvil . Student Projects

Recap: From Privilege to Progress

About 50 students people attended the “From Privilege to Progress” panel on the afternoon of Jan. 22, 2019, where speakers Michelle Saahene and Melissa DePino shared their viral story of witnessing racism inside a Starbucks in Philadelphia and held a conversation about standing up to racism in public. This event was their second for the […]

By Krysta Scripter | Events

Ran Duan joins the Reynolds School as visiting assistant professor of environmental communication

The Reynolds School of Journalism welcomes Dr. Ran Duan to the school’s faculty as a visiting assistant professor in environmental communication. Her research interests include environmental science and visual communication, as well as how these fields implicate journalism practice. “I am very fortunate to have the opportunity to work with all the students, faculty and […]

By Krysta Scripter | Uncategorized

Busy schedule? Here are several one-credit courses that might fit

We’re going to say something that might be shocking coming from a college: sometimes, you just can’t fit another three-credit course into your schedule. Maybe Professor Goldbaum’s photography class happened at the same time another class did, and you still want the chance to work with him. Or maybe you really want to get your […]

By Krysta Scripter | Registration

Apply now for an L.A. Times internship – for Reynolds School students only

Applications due by noon on January 30, 2019. The Los Angeles Times will offer a 10-week paid internship to a Reynolds School news student in summer 2019. See the details below and email your application by Noon (12 p.m.) on Wednesday, January 30, to Professor Alan Deutschman at The intern will help cover the business beat, […]

By Jessica Fagundes | Internship & Career Advice

Students Create PSAs for Creative Solutions Advertising Class

In most of the years that Professor Bob Felten has taught his Creative Solutions class, he’s included a video element in their final. This year, however, he decided on something he hadn’t done before: he asked his students to create public service announcements (PSAs). “This year I changed it a little bit,” he said. “I […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates . Student Projects . Uncategorized

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

Fall 2018 Semester in Review Video

Join Dean Al Stavitsky as he shares the highlights of the fall 2018 semester. Thanks to the fall 2018 Cinematography Class and Lucia Starbuck for their contributions to this video.

By Jessica Fagundes | Events . Faculty News . RSJ Updates . Student Projects

Caitlin Rierson Named Fall 2018 Senior Scholar

Anyone with a dream of becoming something, like a writer or doctor, usually has someone they’re inspired by. This semester’s senior scholar, Caitlin Rierson, has an especially interesting source for her aspiration to become a journalist. “This is going to sound like a really weird reason to become a journalist, but I really love ‘Sabrina […]

By Krysta Scripter | RSJ Updates . Uncategorized
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