UM School of Communication alumna Valeria Briceño, B.S.C. ’17, won two Emmy awards at the 42nd Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards last month. Briceño, who graduated from UM with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations, was the youngest employee at Univision when she created the show that would win her these two prestigious awards.
Starting on Friday and running for 48 hours, the University of Miami School of Communication is participating in the largest game jam event in the world. The 2019 Global Game Jam (GGJ) begins on Jan. 25 in the school’s Interactive Media Center. GGJ co-founder, Susan Gold, will be at the school to kick-off the event. GGJ is the world's largest game game creation event taking place around the world at physical locations, functioning much like a hackathon focused on game development.
For the first time in over 15 years, two of UMTV’s weekly shows were nominated for the Television Academy Foundation 39th College Television Awards, one of the most prestigious honors for student production in the country.
April Dobbins’ documentary, Alabamaland, is certain to open thought-provoking discussion and provide important on-screen representation – and the Sundance Institute agrees.
Miami, are you ready to play? For the first time, a team of University of Miami School of Communication faculty have organized Miami @ Play, a curated collection of art and design work that seeks to demonstrate a range of playful experiences and celebrates the unparalleled way games unite communities and people. This inaugural Miami @ Play event is in coordination with the 2018 Filmgate Interactive Festival and presented during the week of Art Basel-Miami.
Adi Schwartz is an Israeli independent journalist with more than 10 years of experience in leading Israeli international media outlets. Currently, he is Monocle magazine’s correspondent in Israel. Schwartz has just published a book about the Palestinian-Israeli refugee/human rights issue, The War for Return.