Broadcast Journalism

Reflections on My 2023 Summer Internship in NYC

By Darby Steininger Darby Steininger is a University of Miami junior majoring in Media Management with a minor in Broadcast Journalism. She agreed to share her experience as a summer intern in 2023. From June 6 to July 16, I worked as a paid intern in the global marketing department of Peter Thomas Roth, a skincare company located in New York City. The work schedule was hybrid, with two to three days in the office and two to three days online. The head of global marketing supervised four other interns [...]

2023-08-30T14:06:53-04:00August 30, 2023|Broadcast Journalism, Media Management|

UMTV Alumnus Catalyzes Change Through Storytelling

Julian Glover, B.S.C. ’13, talks about his journalism journey, the transformative power of storytelling, and promoting meaningful change through impactful media. By Benjamin Estrada Julian Glover, B.S.C. ’13, credits his early experiences exploring the field of communications in middle school as a significant contributor to his journey toward becoming an award-winning journalist. His innate gift for communication was evident from his early days as a chatty, inquisitive student in the classroom. Little did he know that his natural gift of gab would later transform into a powerful tool to bring [...]

Are You Sick of Bad News?

By Barbara Gutierrez Studies show that consumers are reading and watching less local and national news. In many cases, it is for mental health reasons. If you have been experiencing stress because of the state of the world—a pandemic, political strife, killings, and extreme weather conditions—you are not alone. For many, news can be toxic, and its intensity can promote helplessness and exhaustion, experts report. A 2022 Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report on consumers in the United States said that while the majority of people surveyed consume [...]

2023-08-16T14:56:29-04:00August 16, 2023|Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Media Management|

Ramos Receives Top Award from School of Communication

Acclaimed journalist Jorge Ramos, who recently endowed scholarships in the School of Communication, was honored during the University of Miami Student Media Awards. By Karina Valdes With the academic year coming to a close, the University of Miami School of Communication celebrated the achievements of student media at the 74th Annual University of Miami Student Media Awards. During the ceremony, alumnus and acclaimed journalist, Jorge Ramos, was recognized with the 2023 South Florida Communicator of the Year Award for his distinguished contributions to the media profession. He spoke with students [...]

New U-LINK Projects Aim to Improve Health Care, Find Novel Uses for Fish Waste

By Janette Neuwahl Tannen University of Miami faculty members on four newly funded U-LINK projects hope to provide effective solutions to challenging societal problems. Learning to use fish waste to create more eco-friendly concrete. Creating a better model for former inmates with health conditions to reenter society without having to worry about finding a new doctor. These are just two of the ideas that four new teams of researchers from subject areas across the University of Miami will investigate for a year through the University Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge (U-LINK) program. Started [...]

2023-03-01T11:49:10-05:00February 28, 2023|Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Media Management|

Violence Against Journalists Strikes Florida

By Megan Ondrizek and Jenny Hudak Faculty members at the School of Communication discuss threats journalists face in the field after a television reporter with Spectrum News 13 in Orlando was killed while on assignment Wednesday afternoon. Sallie Hughes has been studying violence against journalists, especially in Mexico, since the early 2000s. “During that time, types of violence against journalists became more diverse and widespread,” said Hughes, professor and associate dean at the University of Miami School of Communication. The violence hit much closer to home on Wednesday. Dylan Lyons, [...]

Study Abroad in London Takes Students Inside Global Communication

By News@TheU Nearly a dozen students joined faculty members Joseph B. Treaster and Gina Presson from the School of Communication for the three-week trip. They sat in on a BBC politics broadcast. Tried out the correspondent’s chair at the CBS television bureau. Watched New York Times editors strategizing on their coverage of the Ukraine war and traced the career steps of the chief public relations and marketing executive for the studio that made the Harry Potter movies. Nearly a dozen University of Miami students, most from the School of Communication, [...]

Student-Produced Shows Nominated for College Television Awards

By Barbara Gutierrez UMTV’s SportsDesk and NewsVision—along with the 15 students who worked on the shows—have been nominated for Television Academy Foundation awards.Two University of Miami television shows have received nominations for the Television Academy Foundation’s 41st College Television Awards, which recognize excellence in student-produced programs from colleges and universities nationwide. The competition, considered the Emmys of college productions, will announce winners at the awards ceremony on March 26. The University’s nominations are in the “News and Sports” category for NewsVision and SportsDesk, two student-produced shows on UMTV. NewsVision is a [...]

Student Blazes a Trail as a Public Speaker

By Jenny Hudak University of Miami sophomore Niles Niseem, a professional public speaker since he was 12 years old, aims to motivate his community through his speeches. Standing in the Georgia Dome, in an audience of almost 60,000, Niles Niseem's mother noticed something peculiar. When she looked around, the crowd surrounding her wasn't quite focused on the speaker of their work conference. But rather, they were captivated by a particularly enthusiastic and chatty toddler standing beside her—her 3-year-old son. So, it’s not surprising that Niseem, a sophomore studying broadcast journalism [...]

2022-02-15T12:04:51-05:00February 15, 2022|Broadcast Journalism|

NewsVision is Honored at Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards

By Esther Animalu Each year the Society of Professional Journalists hosts the Mark of Excellence Awards (MOE), a national award ceremony that celebrates notable work within college journalism during the calendar cycle. Throughout all of the SPJ’s 12 regions, national winners are selected from each category. Student journalists are assessed by distinguished professionals within the journalism industry who have at least three years of experience. NewsVision, UMTV’s half-hour live campus news show, won Best All-Around Television News Magazine within the television category at the MOE awards. The award-winning show covers [...]