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MTSU racks up at 2017 Associated Press awards

Students in the College of Media and Entertainment received 37 awards, including 12 first place awards, at the 2017 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcast and Media Editors College Contest on Saturday, April 8.

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Animation program ranks first in state, No. 33 in nation

Animation Career Review, an online resource for aspiring animators, game developers and more, listed MTSU’s animation program as the top in Tennessee. 

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Recording Industry fair packs the house with employers

The Department of Recording Industry held the annual Career and Internship Fair earlier than usual this year in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building – and the March 2 date drew a recording breaking number of companies to campus.  

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MTSU student media win big in Southeastern Journalism

MT10 and Sidelines won several awards at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Journalism Conference, held Feb. 16 to 18 at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.

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“The Songwriters” premieres, thanks to MTSU know-how

The College of Media and Entertainment is pulling all hands into a new project with Nashville Public Television and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Left to right: Emma Carew Grovum, assistant managing editor at The Daily Beast; Val Hoeppner, director of the MTSU Center for Innovation in Media; and Tony Gonzalez, enterprise reporter for Nashville Public Radio.

APME NewsTrain offers digital journalism training

MTSU hosted the annual Associated Press Media Editors (APME) NewsTrain journalism conference in the Student Union Ballroom on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

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Britpop! class enjoys four weeks of study in London

Britpop! is back! Department of Recording Industry Professor Paul Fischer once again taught the very popular course “Britpop!” – a class that is part of the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) London Summer program.

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Central Magnet student Rebecca King focuses her camera as CMS freshman Ross Eady looks on as they cover the Stamps-Baxter Music Camp at MTSU for a video story. The budding journalists attended MTSU’s Innovation J-Camp July 11-15.

Innovation J-Camp offers multimedia experiences

Fourteen youngsters this summer delved into the world of professional journalism in a supportive, fun-filled multimedia environment.

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Students visit the Belizean Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers.

Belize summer class focuses on intellectual property

For three years in a row, Associate Professor Deborah Wagnon has taken Recording Industry students on an international journey to Belize to study the region’s developing entertainment and intellectual property-related industries. 

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EMC students document once-in-a-lifetime trip

Department of Electronic Media Communication students traveled to Puerto Rico as part of the new 4940 Advanced Production Maymester 2016 course taught by Paul Chilsen.

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Media and Entertainment students are True “Roo”

For Robert Gordon, his role in coaching students working at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, in June was all about capturing the essence of “the Roo.”

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Sidelines’ Forrest Hall coverage prompts praise

Student-run newspaper Sidelines has been receiving accolades from local news sources regarding its coverage of the Forrest Hall protests on MTSU’s campus.

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