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.

  • Nyla Wissa

    Snapshot of Class of 2015

    Recent grads share what's next...

  • Simpson, Carole

    Simpson to receive Noam Chomsky Award

    Carole Simpson, senior leader-in-residence of the Journalism Department, will receive the Noam Chomsky Award from the Justice Studies Association at its national conference at Bridgewater State University on Thursday, May 28.

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    Alumni Weekend to celebrate milestones

    Nearly 600 Emerson College alumni, faculty members, leaders, and their friends and family are expected to attend this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29 – 31 on the Boston campus.

  • Chasse and Cantalupo

    Students behind NESN film to learn fate

    Two Emerson students will find out on Monday, May 25, if they won $20,000 and a television job from NESN. Anthony Chasse ’15 and Michael Cantalupo ’16 produced a documentary about a blind college athlete, The Chaz Davis Story, for the competition-style show called NESN Next Producer.

  • Megan Marshall

    Speakers leave Class of 2015 with inspiration

    Good Morning America host Robin Roberts was the best-known person on stage at the 135th Emerson College Commencement Ceremony at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on May 18, but words of inspiration came from several other distinguished guests and students as the Class of 2015 bid farewell.

  • Robin Roberts

    Robin Roberts gives unscripted Commencement Address

    Robin Roberts spoke from the heart—opting not to use written remarks—when delivering the 135th Emerson College Undergraduate Commencement Address at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this morning.

  • Rice

    Journalism students examine police race relations

    Students in the History of Alternative Press course in the Journalism Department this spring completed a project titled “Recovering Lost Voices: Urban Policing and Minority Relations,” which examined the recent cultural tensions between minorities and police that have gained headlines across the United States in recent months.

  • Flora Charner

    2015 Alumni Weekend honorees announced

    On May 30, Emerson College will honor five distinguished alumni during the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities. President Lee Pelton will present the awards to the honorees.  This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are film executive Pamela Abdy '95; Boston Children’s Museum CEO Carole Charnow '79; Mike Gonzalez '83, senior fellow of The Heritage Foundation; Bethany Nelson '82, Performing Arts faculty member. Journalist Flora Charner '04 will receive the Young Alumni Achievement Award.

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