News

MJ-school senior named student designer of the year, students sweep international Society For News Design competition for 8th consecutive year

August 6, 2018, 4:55 PM
Tar Heels from the UNC School of Media and Journalism accounted for 21 of the 64 award recipients in the 2018 international Society for News Design's annual Student Design Contest. Of the first place recipients, now-graduate José Valle '18 was recognized as the Student Designer of the Year.

WANTED: Graduate Program Administrative Coordinator

August 2, 2018, 12:00 AM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism is hiring a Graduate Program Administrative Coordinator to manage the day-to-day activities of the graduate program.

UNC at annual AEJMC conference in Washington, DC

August 1, 2018, 7:23 PM
Seventeen faculty members, 10 graduate students and various alumni will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism Aug. 6-9, 2018, at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) in Washington, D.C.

WANTED: Lecturer

August 1, 2018, 12:00 AM
The UNC School of Media and Journalism is seeking a lecturer to teach one class for the MJ-school.

Sharoky Fellows Program takes 14 Tar Heels to Capitol Hill for impactful internships

July 26, 2018, 12:00 AM
Thanks to the Sharoky Fellowship Program, 14 students and recent grads from the UNC School of Media and Journalism are living and interning in Washington, D.C., in Summer 2018.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Chris Brown '91 and C.L. Brown '94

July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM
Alumni brothers Chris Brown ’91 and C.L. Brown '94 chat with Dean Susan King about how each of them has made their mark on the media landscape in a variety of ways.

Alumna Jacqueline Charles '94 recognized with most prestigious award given for coverage of the Americas

July 20, 2018, 9:03 AM
UNC School of Media and Journalism alumna Jacqueline Charles '94 — currently the Miami Herald's Caribbean correspondent — was awarded the 2018 Maria Moors Cabot Prize. The Cabot Prize is the most prestigious award given for coverage of the Americas.

Standing tall at the crossroads of race, media, power

July 12, 2018, 8:33 AM
What is it like to go from defending your dissertation to rubbing shoulders with the likes of 
tennis great Serena Williams and music phenom Janelle Monáe on The Root’s “One Hundred” list of influencers? For answers, we talked with UNC School of Media and Journalism alumna and former Park Fellow Meredith Clark '14 (Ph.D.).

Extracurricular activity funding creates bold opportunities for ambitious undergrads

July 2, 2018, 4:20 PM
"Students often learn as much outside the classroom as inside. Clearly the Don and Barbara Curtis awards give students the chance to learn from the pros, to explore and network, and to accelerate their careers," said Susan King, dean of the UNC School of Media and Journalism.

Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Kit Hoover '92

June 27, 2018, 10:03 AM
Listen in to the 31st episode of the Start Here / Never Stop Podcast as MJ-school Dean Susan King catches up with fellow broadcaster and alumna Kit Hoover '92 — a television personality, sportscaster, broadcast journalist and the current co-host of Access Hollywood Live.