Media Matters Blog

Posted on April 14th, 2021 in Blog by Emily Turnier

Senior Sarah Wheeler has been chosen as this year’s Academic Achievement Award recipient for the Department of Journalism and Public Relations. Wheeler will be recognized during an end-of-year virtual commencement celebration for journalism and public relations students. “I was thrilled when I found out I received the department’s academic achievement award,” Wheeler said. “This award …

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Posted on April 6th, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

  By Destiny Willis I am a senior marketing major, and I am also completing a public relations certificate. For the past six months I have been interning at Eleven22, Inc. As a marketing intern, I have been working on marketing materials, communication tactics, and ways to increase our overall image and presence. Eleven22, Inc. …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2021 in Student Spotlight by Emily Turnier

  Senior Terrence Lambert is one of two Indiana undergraduate college journalism students chosen for the 2021 Indianapolis Press Club Foundation summer fellowship. The 10-week fellowships pay $6,000 each. Lambert will work at the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper this summer. “I was really excited when I found out that I landed this fellowship,” he said. “The …

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Posted on March 30th, 2021 in Blog 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 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 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 …

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Posted on March 27th, 2021 in Blog 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 23rd, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight by Emily Turnier

Morgan Campbell, B.A.J. ‘18, is a Social Media and Digital Marketing Specialist with IU Bloomington. We checked in to see how her job is going during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. 1. What has IU been doing on social media in regards to the tournament? Are you attending games? “Since IU was a host of …

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Posted on March 22nd, 2021 in 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 …

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Posted on March 19th, 2021 in Blog 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 …

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