Running into high school friend Meghana Reddy in Manhattan sent Professor Clay Ewing on a journey that would eventually result in a 2016 Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Best of Competition award for ROC United Mobile Diners’ Guide.
Several professors, Ph.D. students, and alumnae from the University of Miami School of Communication received awards and recognition at the National Communication Association’s (NCA) 101st Annual Convention in November.
Professor Jeffrey Stern was nominated for his third Emmy in the category Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series as Dialogue Editor on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. Stern has been with the show for all five seasons.
As dialogue editor, he is responsible for editing everything that is recorded during production-- and he is given only six days to edit all the recordings he is given.
Edward Julbe, professor and faculty adviser to SportsDesk, is the recipient of the 2015 Robert and Christine Staub Faculty Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Effective Teaching at the University of Miami School of Communication.
School of Communication professors Soyoon Kim and Clay Ewing are recipients of the Center for Communication, Culture and Change's 2015 Research Award. Their project, which will focus on using an innovative digital game to reduce the use of indoor tanning among young adults, will assess the game's effectiveness on psychological and behavioral determinants of indoor tanning behavior.
Don Stacks, a professor of public relations and a leader in public relations research and education, received the 2014 PRIDE Contribution to Public Relations Education Award from the National Communication Association’s Public Relations Division last week. He was nominated for the lifetime achievement award by five of his doctoral students.