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.

  • From Nothing by Daniel Tobin

    Emerson Faculty Win Praise for 2016 Publications

    Emerson College faculty have published a wide range of books this year, from poetry collections and scholarly works to an industry how-to and even a children’s book.

  • Jacey Fortin

    Freelance Journalist Speaks on Career Path, Reporting in Africa

    Jacey Fortin wanted to “bring [her] career to the next level,” so she left her staff writing job at the International Business Times and moved to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to become a freelance journalist covering war and politics in Africa.

  • Final debate watch panel

    Final Presidential Debate Watch Opens Global Summit on Politics, Sports Communication

    As she reflected on her coverage of the 1968 presidential race between Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, and George Wallace, Emerson Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson said she thought she’d never see another presidential race like it in her lifetime – until this year.

  • Bob Dylan in Toronto

    Tim Riley on Dylan’s Nobel Prize

    Emerson College Today asked Assistant Professor of Journalism and NPR critic Tim Riley about the announcement Thursday, October 13, that the Swedish Academy is awarding the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan.

  • Carla Gualdron '12

    Alumna Leading Teen Journalism Program That Inspired Her

    On September 6, Carla Gualdron '12 became program director of Teens in Print, guiding a new generation of young writers in their reporting, their writing, and, if she has anything to do with it, their future careers as journalists.

  • Presidential debate panel

    Panelists Debate Election Coverage Before Candidates Debate Issues

    Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson appeared on a panel Monday night with Trump regional campaign field coordinator Bill McCarthy and former Clinton administration communication strategist Fred Baldassaro ’96 to introduce the first presidential debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton to the fiery crowd.

  • EDC Avery Street

    Checking Out Emerson Film/TV Gear Just Got Easier

    The Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) has a new home, and this one is bigger, more efficient, and better able to serve students and faculty working on audio, video, film, and digital productions.

  • Tim Riley

    Riley Book Cited as Crucial Beatles Reading in Globe Article

    Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr gave a shoutout to Assistant Professor of Journalism Tim Riley's book, Tell Me Why, in his review of Ron Howard's new documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years.