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.

  • Wyatt Oswald

    Oswald talks trees on NH Public Radio

    Associate Professor in the Institute for Liberal Arts Wyatt Oswald was interviewed by New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) on tree migration in New Hampshire.

  • Richard LaGravanese

    LaGravenese ’80 to be honored, Hollywood Reporter

    Oscar-nominated screenwriter Richard LaGravenese ’80 will receive a career achievement award from the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

  • Lauren Shaw

    Shaw’s film reviewed in Hollywood Reporter

    Visual and Media Arts Professor Lauren Shaw’s documentary Angkor’s Children chronicles the children in Cambodia after the genocide and the young women and their teachers who seek a hopeful future through art.

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    EC Polling Club results in Hartford Courant

    An Emerson College Polling Club (ECPC) poll of Connecticut residents covered a range of topics—from views on presidential candidates to the name “Hartford Yard Goats” for the minor league baseball team.

  • Camillo Ramirez

    Ramirez photos featured on

    Assistant Professor in Visual and Media Arts and photographer Camillo Ramirez documented 5,500 miles of the Gulf Coast, from Florida to Texas, since the 2010 oil spill. featured his photos.

  • 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.