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Society of Professional Journalists names Carolina Connection Best All-Around Radio Newscast for fourth consecutive year

May. 20, 2016, 4:56 PM
The Society of Professional Journalists has named Carolina Connection winner of the Best All-Around Radio Newscast in its annual Mark of Excellence Awards. The radio show, produced by students of the UNC School of Media and Journalism, will be recognized at SPJ's annual conference in September in New Orleans.

AEJMC awards recent PhD grad with McCombs Shaw Award for Best Student Paper in Political Communication

May. 20, 2016, 4:46 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism 2016 Park Fellow and Ph.D. graduate Kylah Hedding has won the McCombs Shaw Award for Best Student Paper in Political Communication from the Political Communication Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Hedding will present her paper at the annual AEJMC 2016 Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in August.

'Mountain Lore' makes its debut May 16

May. 20, 2016, 4:33 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism students launched “Mountain Lore” on May 16, 2016, to tell the stories of the people and culture of Jackson County, North Carolina, through 13 short films.

MJ-school debuts student-produced Start Here / Never Stop brand video

May. 16, 2016, 2:43 PM
In Spring 2016, Associate Professor Terence Oliver’s students produced a UNC School of Media and Journalism Start Here / Never Stop brand video. The motion graphic video is the latest in a series of student work the MJ-school has tapped in defining, developing and better telling the school’s own story around its recent name change and rebranding efforts.

WANTED: Soc/Clin Research Specialist

May. 16, 2016, 10:39 AM
The School of Media and Journalism is seeking a Soc/Clin Research Specialist to coordinate the research and administrative activities of the Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics.

WANTED: Development and Alumni Coordinator

May. 16, 2016, 10:38 AM
The School of Media and Journalism is seeking a Development and Alumni Coordinator who will provide administrative and technical support for the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs.

MJ-school associate professor receives research grant for work in unhealthy food consumption in Chile

May. 12, 2016, 10:36 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Associate Professor Francesca Dillman Carpentier received one of six Explorations in Global Health faculty research grants for her work in unhealthy food consumption in Chile. This year, the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases is supporting six diverse projects in Nicaragua, Liberia, Zambia, Burkina Faso, Chile and Brazil.

MJ-school Foundation Board president honored for outstanding service to UNC

May. 10, 2016, 2:36 PM
UNC School of Media and Journalism Foundation Board President Jordy Whichard was honored with the 2016 Distinguished Service Medal for his outstanding commitment to UNC and to the General Alumni Association.

UNC MJ-school grants more than $2.3M in scholarships and awards for 2015-16

May. 05, 2016, 11:53 AM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism granted $2,308,166 in scholarships and awards in the 2015-16 academic year. Awards include the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards, Awards for International Travel and Study, Awards to Support Internships and Graduate Student Scholarships and Awards.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Jeff Mittelstadt '12 (M.A.)

May. 04, 2016, 1:45 PM
Check out Jeff Mittelstadt's conversation with Dean Susan King about his work in wildlife conflict issues through documentary filmmaking.