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.

  • Alumna vies for Miss America

    A recent Emerson graduate is competing in this year’s Miss America pageant and is hoping to be the first-ever winner for her home state.

  • 5 students attend global Salzburg Academy

    Five Emerson students and two faculty members attended the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Salzburg, Austria, this summer, joining students and academic leaders from 23 countries.

  • Emerson's student-run broadcasts win 19 AP Awards

    WERS 88.9 FM, WEBN-TV, and EIV-TV have established themselves as some of the leading college broadcasters in Boston.

  • It's official (for a day): Burgundy School of Comm.

    The pillar of journalism himself—Ron Burgundy—choked back tears at the Semel Theater on December 4 as President Lee Pelton officially renamed the School of Communication the "Ron Burgundy School of Communication" for one day.

  • O'Shea discusses changes in journalism field

    Accomplished journalist James O’Shea told Emerson Journalism students that they can make a difference in their careers by being entrepreneurial rather than following a traditional journalism path during a lecture he gave at the Paramount Center’s Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre on October 12.

  • Emerson welcomes new 2012 faculty

    Several academic departments have welcomed new full-time faculty members for the 2012–2013 academic year.

  • Gwen Ifill visits campus

    Gwen Ifill, managing editor of Washington Week and senior correspondent for PBS News Hour, recently spoke to a packed theater of Emerson journalism students.

  • Carole Simpson to receive ROBIE Award

    Carole Simpson, Senior Leader-in-Residence of the Journalism Department and former ABC News anchor, will receive the Jackie Robinson Foundation's ROBIE Award in New York City on March 4.

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