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Mike Wiseman, Video Production Specialist at The Volunteer Channel (TVC).

Wiseman says he has a “passion for TV and teaching,” and is “looking forward to taking the TV station to the next level.”

Wiseman will work with professors and students on video production projects, programming, and plans to guest lecture in classes as needed.

Wiseman comes to the school from WBIR-TV Channel 10, where he was a senior producer. His career includes production positions at WATE-TV Channel 6, MTV, ABC New York as a special project … Read more “School welcomes Mike Wiseman to TVC”

Amber Roessner is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Electronic Media. Her research interests include the history of sports media and its intersection with American culture and collective memory; race, class, gender and the mass media; and critical and cultural studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

Since joining the UT School of Journalism and Electronic Media in 2010, Roessner has published three refereed articles and one book chapter, presented four refereed papers and participated on four panels at national/international conferences.

Her work was recognized by an “Award for Excellence” at … Read more “Dr. Amber Roessner Quest Scholar of the Week”

National Sportscasters and Sportswriters student chapter. All University of Tennessee students are invited to join the organization and the first 15 journalism majors who do so may join for free, courtesy of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media.
Tennessee will be home to only the second student chapter of this organization nationwide. Members will receive a unique opportunity to network with the industry’s leading professionals and gain access to the NSSA’s growing pool of resources.

The student chapter will be advised by Dr. Erin Whiteside and Dr. Read more “National Sportscasters and Sportswriters student chapter opens at UT”

Erin Whiteside is the lead author, along with Marie Hardin (Penn State University) of an article published in the current issue of International Journal of Sports Communication.  The piece is entitled “On being a ‘good sport’ in the workplace: Women, the glass ceiling and negotiated resignation in sports information.”
Whiteside’s research was covered by in a recent article examining the lack of fan base/audience growth in women’s soccer and women’s athletics in general. The article can be read here.

Lexy Jochim graduated with a degree in Sports Journalism in 2005 and returned yesterday from Xfinity’s Sports Social Media Star contest in Phoenix. Jochim, along with hundreds of other candidates, campaigned on social media sites Twitter and Facebook to gain votes and she was told last week that her hard work had paid off — she was chosen for the top 5. Jochim told us,

“It was a whirlwind weekend. I got to go behind the scenes of the White Sox Training Facility … Read more “JEM Sports Journalism graduate makes top 5 in Xfinity’s Sports Social Media Star contest”