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Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication will be holding its annual conference in San Francisco this week. The School of Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee will be well represented at the international conference. Faculty and graduate students from the school will present research, accept awards and talk about their innovative teaching.


Professor Julie Andsager will accept the Outstanding Woman in Journalism and Mass Communication Education Award, from the Commission on the Status of Women.

Professor Mark Harmon will accept the Edward J. Bliss Award for Distinguished Broadcast Journalism Education, from the Electronic … Read more “2015 AEJMC”

2013 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Washington, D.C., Aug. 8-11. 

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  • Professor Rob Heller’s class project “Eyes on LaFollette” was awarded an honorable mention for the AEJMC Newspaper Division – Newspaper Project Award.  
  • Assistant Professor Michael T. Martinez was named Law and Policy Chair for the 39thAnnual AEJMC Southeast Colloquium at the University of Florida, March 20-22, 2014.
  • Assistant Professors Erin Whiteside and Amber Roessner presented “Commemorating forty years: Title IX, anniversary journalism and the politics of
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Director’s Choice.

The chosen photographs range in style from portraiture to architecture, and include subjects from a Holocaust liberator— “an extraordinary face, one of my favorites photographically,” said Heller— to the wafting gray hair of American bluegrass musician Del McCoury— “I’m always looking for something different.”

Heller says the opportunity to participate in juried exhibits exemplifies his work not as only a photojournalist but as a fine arts photographer. 

“I felt that they were strong photos but … Read more “Photojournalism professor presents work”

Professor Rob Heller’s photographs has been published in the current issue of Afterimage, The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism. Heller’s photographs of Auschwitz are part of special issue on the Aesthetics of Atrocity.

The portfolio can be viewed online at