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.

  • 5 things to know about Emerson Los Angeles

    The new Emerson College Los Angeles will open its doors in the heart of Hollywood to 130 Emerson students looking to enhance their education in the arts, entertainment, and communication fields. 

  • Riley interviewed on MSNBC

    Assistant Professor of Journalism Tim Riley was a guest on MSNBC's Morning Joe recently to discuss his new book Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music—The Definitive Life.

  • Emersonians win Miss Boston and Miss Cambridge titles

    Meagan Fuller, a graduate student in the Health Communication program, won the 2014 Miss Boston competition while Michelle Nigro ’12, a Journalism graduate, captured the 2014 Miss Cambridge title.    

  • Simpson at center of presidential-debate discussion

    A woman has not moderated a presidential debate since Emerson’s Senior Leader-in-Residence Carole Simpson did so in 1992.

  • Student media organizations sweep the RTDNA AP Awards

    Student media organizations at Emerson were the recent recipients of twelve 2009 Associated Press (AP) awards.

  • Lanson delves into France, blogging

    Associate Professor Jerry Lanson of the Journalism Department has spent most of 2014 in the south of France working on his France in the Slow Lane blog and gaining skills he'll share with Emerson 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.

  • Lending Their Voices, Honing Their Skills

    In a new program established by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Emerson students are writing press releases, covering news stories, producing videos, designing publications, and creating social media campaigns.

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