Department of Journalism

Department of Journalism News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Journalism. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Manny Paraschos and Mayor Walsh

    Mayor Walsh presented with SPJ award

    Journalism faculty and students were among those who gathered at the Eagle Room in City Hall on the afternoon of September 25 for a presentation of the Society of Professional Journalists’ National Historic Site in Journalism award to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The award honors the City of Boston’s contributions to the field of journalism. 

  • Anthony Monzon '16

    Alumni share insight into covering campaigns

    As the 2016 election approaches, budding journalism and political communication students attended a discussion of life on the campaign trail and the challenges of effectively reporting on presidential candidates in the Bill Bordy Theater on September 18.

  • Ebony Reed

    Reed named on BBJ’s top 40 business list

    Ebony Reed, who has taught in the Journalism Department at Emerson since 2013 with a focus on the business of journalism, was named recently to the Boston Business Journal's list of the top 40 business leaders in the city under 40.

  • students at E3 Expo

    Emerson gets top 2015 rankings in US News, Forbes

    Emerson College has once again scored high marks in 2015 as several national publications, including US News and Forbes, release their annual rankings of colleges and universities in a variety of categories.

  • Jack Lepiarz ’10

    Lepiarz ’10 will attempt Guinness record

    Jack Lepiarz ’10 was featured in the Boston Globe on September 8 for his upcoming circus-like performance at King Richard’s Faire in which he will attempt to break the Guinness world record for bullwhip cracks.

  • Boston Globe

    Globe teams with Emerson for NH primary coverage

    The Boston Globe is partnering with Emerson College’s Journalism students in covering the New Hampshire first-in-the-nation primary presidential election this semester.

  • Catherine D'Ignazio

    D’Ignazio gets $35k data journalism grant

    Assistant Professor Catherine D’Ignazio and Rahul Bhargava of the MIT Media Lab have obtained a $35,000 grant from the Knight Foundation to build three tools to aid in data storytelling for journalists in a project titled DataBasic.

  • Spencer Shannon

    Media literacy focus of Salzburg Academy

    Six Emerson students and two faculty members participated in the three-week Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Austria this summer.