SPJ trip provides networking opportunities in New York
While spring break is traditionally a time to hit the beach or travel to warmer climates, students from the school of Journalism and Electronic Media recently spent their break learning from industry professionals in New York City.
Organized by the student-led university chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Dr. Catherine Luther, and Professor Stuart Brotman, the trip took fourteen students — spanning broadcast, visual communication, sports journalism, and academic research concentrations — to the historic nexus of the media industry.
Students participated in a packed week of tours and panel discussions at NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, Facebook, … Read more “SPJ trip provides networking opportunities in New York”
Hufford honored by YWCA, SPJ and ACS
JEM instructor Bonnie Hufford has been named as a finalist for the Knoxville YWCA’s 2013 Tribute to Women event. She will be recognized for her outstanding public service in journalism and through the American Cancer Society at an awards ceremony on Aug. 15 at Knoxville’s Bijou Theatre.
Six of the 21 Tribute to Women finalists will be named as award winners at the ceremony alongside YWCA Lifetime Achievement inductee Joan Cronan.
“I’ve told our dean and our director that this must be my 15 minutes of fame year but I think I’m getting 30 minutes and it’s all in one … Read more “Hufford honored by YWCA, SPJ and ACS”