As a journalist, how do you engage readers and motivate them to become active in addressing the issues facing their community? Lindsay D. Grace, University of Miami School of Communication’s Visiting Knight Chair for fall 2017, is bringing rapid game development to the university to help journalists, designers, and developers understand how to integrate game design as an engagement strategy.
A new student-run consultancy is ready to take on clients at University of Miami School of Communication. Orange Umbrella Student Consultancy recently opened, offering an array of services to clients including public relations, advertising, interactive media, film production, research, and web design.
Graduating this May, senior Oliver Redsten is a 22-year-old student double-majoring in broadcast journalism and political science, with a minor in history. Redsten found his passion for digital storytelling and journalism at a young age and credits the School of Communication for helping him grow and challenging him to ask “why journalism?”
Randy Stano, professor of practice in the Department of Journalism and Media Management at University of Miami School of Communication, has added the Society for News Design’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to his long list of accomplishments.
University of Miami School of Communication is hosting the 68th Annual Student Media Awards on May 2.
“The Student Media Awards are a chance to recognize students for all their hard work throughout the academic year,” said Sam Terilli, department chair for the Department of Journalism and Media Management and associate professor.
The inaugural installment of the James Hoffman Family Endowed Speaker Series was launched in late March with Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the Associated Press, speaking to journalism students about the First Amendment. Pruitt became president and CEO of the AP in July 2012 after serving as a member of AP’s board of directors since 2003.