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.

  • Movie poster for "Spotlight"

    Globe Spotlight Team Comes to Campus

    Boston Globe reporters discuss their work and the new film based on it

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball quoted in the Herald on the GOP

    Senior Scholar-in-Residence in the Communications Studies Department Spencer Kimball was interviewed by the Boston Herald on the Republican primary race and GOP candidates’ conflicting views over how debates should be run.  

  • Riley talks Righteous Brothers on OnPoint

    Assistant Professor in Journalism Tim Riley was a guest with singer-songwriter Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers on NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook. 

  • Paul Niwa

    Emerson College Faculty Honored

    Annual event honors faculty members for their service

  • President Pelton with awardee

    Journalist Receives Civic Leadership Award

    Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was on campus October 14 to receive President Pelton’s Award for Civic Leadership, which recognizes her “courage in advancing social justice.”

  • Manny Paraschos and Mayor Walsh

    Mayor Walsh presented with SPJ award

    Journalism faculty and students were among those who gathered at the Eagle Room in City Hall on the afternoon of September 25 for a presentation of the Society of Professional Journalists’ National Historic Site in Journalism award to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The award honors the City of Boston’s contributions to the field of journalism. 

  • Anthony Monzon '16

    Alumni share insight into covering campaigns

    As the 2016 election approaches, budding journalism and political communication students attended a discussion of life on the campaign trail and the challenges of effectively reporting on presidential candidates in the Bill Bordy Theater on September 18.

  • Ebony Reed

    Reed named on BBJ’s top 40 business list

    Ebony Reed, who has taught in the Journalism Department at Emerson since 2013 with a focus on the business of journalism, was named recently to the Boston Business Journal's list of the top 40 business leaders in the city under 40.