School of Media and Journalism

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Bloomberg–Carolina Business Journalism Diversity Program Extends Overseas

The UNC School of Media and Journalism has announced the 2019 participants of the Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Journalism Diversity Program, and will partner with the City University Department of Journalism in London to extend the program overseas this year. The Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Business Journalism Diversity Program and the Bloomberg-UNC-City Business Journalism Diversity Programme give students the opportunity to join a week-long program… Read more »

Members holding their awards

Workroom FashionMash and Coulture Magazine Take Home Seven Advertising Awards

On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Triangle Advertising Federation awarded Workroom FashionMash and Coulture Magazine a total of seven American Advertising Awards at the 2019 gala in Raleigh. The awards are one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, with more than 40,000 entries each year. Workroom FashionMash received a Gold ADDY in Illustration; a Gold ADDY in Film for “Grunge Save the Queen;” and a… Read more »

Sarah Champagne

Media and Journalism Student Wins Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

February 18, 2019

Master’s student Sarah Champagne ’20 has won the 2019 S&P Global Award for Economic and Business Reporting, a scholarship provided by the Overseas Press Club Foundation for students specifically interested in financial journalism. The Foundation was created in 1939 to support international journalism through internships and scholarships for students. A freelance reporter, Champagne has reported stories of migrations, politics,… Read more »

Hanna Davidson

UNC Students Win Online Journalism Award for Coverage of Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism have brought home the Online News Association‘s 2018 David Teeuwen Student Journalism Award for their piece entitled, ‘Aftermath.’ Past MJ-school projects to receive this award include Chiloe Stories (2004), Global Messengers (2005), South of Here (2008), Andaman Rising (2009) and Cuba’s New Wave (2017). ‘Aftermath’ is an interactive project made up of five… Read more »

Danielle Chemtob and her article

Danielle Chemtob ’19 Wins International Best in Business Student Prize

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill junior Danielle Chemtob ’19 is a student winner in the international Society of American Business Editors and Writers’ (SABEW) Best in Business contest. She won in the “stories written for professional publication” category. Chemtob’s winning piece, “Fiscal woes plague students at N.C.’s HBCUs,” was produced in August 2017 as a cover story… Read more »

School of Media and Journalism Spring Break 2018 poster

School of Media and Journalism Spring Break Includes International Experiences

Spring break for students in the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will include immersive classes, networking opportunities, workshops and more around the world. For MEJO 584: Documentary Multimedia Storytelling, March 8-19, Julian W. Scheer Term Professor Pat Davison and adjunct professors Christa Gala and Tamara Rice will… Read more »

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International Visitor Leadership Program Leads Journalists to MJ-School

Eighteen journalists from 17 African countries are coming to the UNC School of Media and Journalism on Wednesday, Nov. 1, as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program under the auspices of the U.S. State Department. The program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in partnership with Raleigh’s International Focus, will show the visiting journalists… Read more »