On April 26, University of Miami School of Communication honored its students, alumni, and faculty at the 67th Annual Student Media Awards.
UMTV received three first place awards from the National Broadcasting Society’s honor society Alpha Epsilon Rho, three first place Region 3 Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, and two second place awards from the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters.
What would be the next big thing in this multiplatform entertainment landscape? How will it be created? These are part of the key questions to be discussed during the fourth annual Innovation for Media Content Creation seminar (InnovationMCC) held in partnership with University of Miami School of Communication on April 19.
The blustery winds and threatening rain didn’t prevent students from attending the School of Communication’s Recruitment Pavilion, the first career fair organized by the Stein Family Office of Career Services, featuring companies companies tailored specifically to SoC industries.
Ratcheting up the tension in the control room, a voice on the speakerphone begins the countdown to the volleyball match against Boston College.
“Four minutes to live…Three minutes to live,” the producer from ESPN’s college headquarters intones, prompting University of Miami senior Bianca Anuforo to utter aloud what is on everybody else’s mind. “Oh, that’s nerve-wracking,” she says.
David Jordan, one of the top officials of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London, is speaking to more than half a dozen groups of University of Miami students and faculty on the Coral Gables campus next week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday – Nov. 16, 17, and 18.