Posted on March 30th, 2021 in Blog, Broadcasting, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

Jim Nantz, the lead play-by-play voice of CBS Sports, spoke with students yesterday at the IUPUI Sports Capital Journalism Program in a virtual session moderated by program director Malcolm Moran. Nantz spoke about his career path, his advice on identifying opportunities in the business, the importance of following your heart, the lasting impact of his …

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Posted on March 29th, 2021 in Blog, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

Students and faculty with the Sports Capital Journalism Program in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations were featured on WRTV ABC Indianapolis this morning. The story highlights the incredible opportunity seven students are experiencing at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this month. The students are credentialed journalists covering the tournament for NCAA.com and the …

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Posted on March 29th, 2021 in Blog, Faculty by Emily Turnier

Malcolm Moran, director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program and an IUPUI journalism professor, has been named the 2021 Inspiring Sports Storyteller recipient by the Indiana Sports Corp. Moran will be honored for the award at the Pathfinder Award event on April 1. Additionally, he was recently featured on an episode of Inside Indiana Business with …

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Posted on March 27th, 2021 in Blog, Faculty, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

Dr. Chris Lamb, chair of the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, published an op-ed on Friday in the Indianapolis Star. The piece highlights the department’s student experiences reporting at this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. “This isn’t just a classroom exercise for the seven IUPUI journalism students who are covering the tournament; it’s real life,” …

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Posted on March 22nd, 2021 in Public Relations Jobs, Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Senior Vanessa Smith, a public relations student, is working during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament as the Final Four Fan Jam lead. The Fan Jam organizes basketball-themed appearances in the community through interactive, “pop-up” events. Smith gave us the details about her position: “I oversee a team of volunteers to execute each Final Four Fan …

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Posted on March 19th, 2021 in Blog, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

Students from the Sports Capital Journalism Program at IUPUI will cover the NCAA tournament for NCAA.com and the program’s website. Four of the seven are working toward a M.A. in Sports Journalism and three are undergraduates. Meet the students:         Alex Burr, Master of Arts in Sports Journalism student “This is going …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight, Broadcasting, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Darian Benson, B.A.J. ’19, a reporter for Side Effects Public Media, a Midwest health reporting collaboration based out of WFYI, created her first story about COVID-19 in February of 2020. She covered Indiana’s first case of the coronavirus for the Indianapolis NPR and PBS station, and she has described to listeners various aspects of the pandemic and how …

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