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.

  • Thomas Howard

    Laramie Residency Panel Discussion

    A distinguished panel gathered in the Bright Family Screening Room September 21 to discuss the struggle for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) rights and protections.

  • Ted Gup

    Gup Pens Op-Ed Piece for Smithsonian Magazine

    Journalism Department Chair and Professor Ted Gup recently penned an article for the Smithsonian magazine.

  • M. Lee Pelton

    M. Lee Pelton named 12th President of Emerson College

    M. Lee Pelton, president of Willamette University and a former dean at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, will assume office July 1, 2011.

  • Emmy Award

    Emersonians Bring Home Emmys

    Eric Drysdale ’93 and Joe Celli ’91 recently won 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. Drysdale won for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Series for his work as a writer on The Colbert Report episode #5076 (in Iraq). Celli won for Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Music, or Nonfiction Programming for his work as art director for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

  • Emerson seal

    New Faculty Members Bring a Wealth of Experience to Emerson

    What do a Guggenheim fellow, a Kant philosopher, a former staff writer for the New York Times, the screenwriter for Gangs of New York, and a Frederick Douglass Doctoral Scholar have in common? They are all joining the Emerson faculty this fall.

  • Ed Harding ’75 and Adam Harding ’08

    Like father like son for Emerson broadcasters

    Adam Harding ’08 landed a reporting job at WMUR-TV in New Hampshire which is the sister station to his father, Ed Harding's ’75, WCVB-Boston station.

  • Ted Gup

    Ted Gup chronicles lessons learned working a summer job

    Ted Gup, the chair and a professor of the Journalism department, wrote an op-ed piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • Mark Leccese

    Leccese discussed social media use on WGBH-FM

    Assistant Professor Mark Leccese talked about the use of social media in political campaigns on the Callie Crossley Show on WGBH-FM (89.7) on Tuesday, June 15.