Tag Archives: Val Hoeppner

Students cover Bonnaroo for fifth straight year

Students in the College of Media and Entertainment celebrated their fifth year of multimedia coverage at the 2018 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.

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High schoolers learn multiplatform journalism at summer J-Camp

High school students interested in a journalism career were in luck, thanks to a summer opportunity provided by the Center for Innovation in Media.

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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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College sponsors two total eclipse events

The college’s faculty, staff and students were an integral part of  two college-sponsored events that celebrated the “Great Tennessee Eclipse” on Monday, Aug. 21.

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WMOT “Wired In” crew made up of students and alums

The WMOT Wired In Series kicked off Feb. 28 live from the new venue Aurora Nashville.

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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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Americana artists welcome the transition of WMOT-FM to an Americana format by performing “Sittin’ On Top of the World." The vocalists are, from left to right, Will Hoge, Jim Lauderdale, Suzy Bogguss and Mike Farris. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

WMOT-FM embraces new Americana music format

WMOT-FM, Middle Tennessee State University’s public radio station, is dramatically expanding its reach and range of music to launch a new format dedicated to Americana music and a new home on the dial for its current jazz format.

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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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HBO’s Kary Antholis visits MTSU and Bragg Building

Students received a rare end-of-the-semester opportunity to speak one-on-one with an award-winning filmmaker and executive responsible for HBO’s John Adams, Mildred Pierce, Angels in America, From the Earth to the Moon and Cinemax’s The Knick.

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Studio M prepares students for millennial journalism

To prepare its students for successful careers in an ever-changing media landscape, the College of Media and Entertainment has launched a “teaching hospital” approach to journalism that focuses on mobile storytelling about issues facing millennials.

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Members of the Innovation J-Camp edit their video projects in the Center for Innovation in Media.

High-schoolers learn the ropes at Innovation J-Camp

Murfreesboro’s Haley Perkins called it “a real-life experience” and “insight (into) what journalism is about.”

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CIM to sponsor high school J-Camp this summer

High school students interested in a journalism career are in luck, thanks to an opportunity provided by the Center for Innovation in Media.

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