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.

  • Doug Struck on the set of WGBH Greater Boston

    Struck on President Obama’s Visit to Cuba, WGBH

    Douglas Struck, senior journalist-in-residence in the Journalism Department, was on on WGBH-TV's Greater Boston with Jim Braude as part of a panel discussion about President Obama’s latest trip to Cuba.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball on NY Primary, MSNBC

    Spencer Kimball, Emerson College Polling Society advisor and senior scholar-in-residence, was interviewed by MSNBC about the New York primary and where Donald Trump stands in terms of winning his home state.

  • Paul Niwa

    Niwa on Southern California News Group, Bloomberg

    Paul Niwa, associate professor and interim chair of the Journalism Department, was interviewed by Bloomberg about the recent sales of the newspapers Orange County Register and Riverside-Press Enterprise. Together, the papers are now called the Southern California News Group.

  • Raul Reis

    Raul Reis Named Dean of Emerson College’s School of Communication

    Emerson College has appointed Dr. Raul Reis as dean of the School of Communication and professor in the Department of Communication Studies, effective July 1, 2016.

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    Emerson Polling Society interview on NECN

    Spencer Kimball, communications professor and Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) advisor, and Henry Krause ’16 talk to New England Cable News about ECPS’s latest poll of the GOP primary in South Carolina. 

  • Art Teitelbaum

    Scholarship Honors a Friendship with Opportunity

    Ed Ansin described his friend, Art Teitelbaum, as above all, “dedicated” – to fighting discrimination, to protecting people’s rights, and to spreading the message of tolerance and equality. So when Teitelbaum passed away last November at the age of 77, Ansin wanted to help pass along that dedication to a whole new generation of Emerson students. The Art Teitelbaum ’60 Memorial Scholarship will recognize two undergraduate students annually who are from Massachusetts with a major in Journalism and demonstrated financial need. Each student will be awarded a $5,000 grant, starting in fall 2016.

  • Joe Randazzo

    Joe Randazzo ’02 Creates Viral Donald Trump Video

    Alumnus Joe Randazzo ’02, former editor of The Onion, created a parody of GOP candidate Donald Trump on the comedy website Funny Or Die.

  • Maria Stephanos

    Stephanos ’88 Accepts Anchor Position with WCVB

    Alumna Maria Stephanos accepted a position with local Boston station WCVB Channel 5 after leaving Fox 25 in the fall.