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.

  • 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.

  • Paul Niwa Inouye project

    Journalism Class Going to Japan

    Students in Paul Niwa’s Online Publishing capstone course will spend their spring break in Japan, where they will learn about Japanese culture and U.S.-Japan relations for a multimedia e-book they are producing on the late Senator Daniel Inouye.

  • Ed Madison

    Madison ’79 on journalism, Media Shift

    Alumnus Ed Madison, currently serving as an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, was interviewed by Media Shift about the challenges of community engagement in journalism.

  • Tim Riley

    Riley Remembers David Bowie on NPR

    Assistant Professor in Journalism Tim Riley was interviewed on Boston’s NPR News Station (WBUR) show On Point with Tom Ashbrook.