Tag Archives: MTSU School of Journalism

Hannah Park receives Ed Kimbrell teaching award

The School of Journalism honored Dr. Hannah Park with its top teaching award during the 2018 Wall of Fame Ceremony on April 20.

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Journalism faculty make their mark at BEA conference

Several members of the MTSU School of Journalism faculty attended the 63rd annual Broadcast Education Association Conference held in Las Vegas from April 7 – 10, 2018.  

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Students and faculty watch “The Post” for primer on journalistic integrity

A cold, rainy weekend didn’t stop a small group of MTSU media students, faculty and staff from recently viewing a cinematic snapshot of First Amendment history.

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Dr. Pitts and two students attend Miami NATPE meeting

Greg Pitts, director for the School of Journalism, hosted a group of 36 college professors from around the country participating in this year’s National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) meeting in Miami.

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Gender representation and virtual reality mesh for teaching and research

Dr. Stephanie Dean, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, conducted an innovative experiment in gender and virtual reality in December in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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College supports “Shoot Like A Girl” war hero on campus

U.S. Air Force Maj. Mary Jennings “MJ” Hegar, a decorated combat search and rescue helicopter pilot in Afghanistan who also changed U.S. military policy, spoke in November to hundreds of students in the 221 McWherter lecture hall.

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Future of Journalism Education Roundtable draws a crowd

The School of Journalism hosted a Future of Journalism Education Roundtable in October in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building.

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Pulitzer winner shares his opioid reporting at Seigenthaler events

Pulitzer Prize-winning West Virginia journalist Eric Eyre explained to a packed Parliamentary Room on Sept. 28 how he tracked drug wholesalers’ efforts to flood his state with prescription pain relievers.

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Akins releases sixth piano album since 2007

Joseph Akins released a new CD/album on Sept. 12, his sixth instrumental album since 2007. The album, entitled “Into The Flow” and available on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon, reached No. 9 on the Billboard New Age Album chart the week of Oct. 7.

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Vietnam War coverage topic of Seigenthaler discussion

On Sept. 8, an hour-long screening of The Vietnam War, a documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, preceded a panel discussion and Q&A on the impact of journalism and war coverage during the Vietnam War.

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Journalism alumna Rogers is new GM of WKRN

Tracey Rogers, a veteran of Nashville television, has been named VP and general manager of WKRN, the market’s Nexstar-owned ABC affiliate.

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Alligood inducted in Journalism Hall of Fame

School of Journalism Associate Professor Leon Alligood was inducted into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame on Aug. 15 at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.

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