Media Matters Blog

Picture of Christina Molinari in production booth
Posted on June 14th, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Broadcasting, Featured, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Christina Molinari, B.A.J. ’20, has received a Northwest Regional Emmy™ Award for her work on a story called “Western Oregon Literally and Figuratively on Fire.” Molinari is a producer at KEZI News 9 in Eugene, Ore. The story covered the Holiday Farm fire, which started on Sept. 8, 2020. The piece was recognized in the …

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Photo of senior Christina Poetz
Posted on September 17th, 2021 in Blog, Social Media Jobs, Students by Emily Turnier

Seven journalism and public relations students will serve as social media “ambassadors” for the department’s Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages this school year. The students will take turns sharing photos and videos of what’s going on in their lives, in their classes, at their internships, and in clubs they belong to on campus. “Our goal …

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Posted on September 15th, 2021 in Alumni, Blog, Events by Emily Turnier

  Morgan Campbell, B.A.J. ’18, a social media specialist for IU, will present “Let’s Talk About TikTok: Info for Journalists and PR Pros” as part of IUPUI’s Fall Career Week. This year’s Fall Career Week — Sept. 20 to Sept. 24 — will feature over 70 events on various topics, such as career paths, job …

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Picture of Junior Katie Wiseman for blog post
Posted on August 30th, 2021 in Blog, Campus Citizen, Students by Emily Turnier

The staff of IUPUI’s student-run online newspaper, The Campus Citizen, is preparing to publish articles, photos, reviews, and more during the 2021-2022 academic year. Last year’s co-editors, Skye Aitken and Nicole Reitz, will continue to helm the publication. Junior journalism major Katie Wiseman has been named campus section editor. Reitz said that Wiseman will bring …

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Posted on August 26th, 2021 in Alumni, Blog, Internships, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Terrence Lambert, B.A.J. ’21, recently finished up a 10-week Indianapolis Press Club Foundation summer fellowship at the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper. He was one of two Indiana undergraduate college journalism students chosen for the fellowship. It was a big adjustment to go from being a student journalist to working in a newsroom full-time, Lambert said. “But …

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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on August 19th, 2021 in Blog, PRSSA, Student Spotlight, Students by Emily Turnier

Sarah Lounsbury, a senior in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, will serve as president of IUPUI’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Lounsbury told us about her plans and goals for PRSSA this year: “I’ve been very involved in PRSSA since my sophomore year …

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Picture of Breanna Cooper for blog post
Posted on August 9th, 2021 in Alumni, Blog, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

As a staff writer at the Indianapolis Recorder, the longest-standing African-American-owned newspaper in Indianapolis, Breanna Cooper, B.A.J. ’19, has written about many important topics. She has covered protests against police brutality, gerrymandering, food deserts, racism, gun violence, the arts, and more. She reports breaking news, including closely following the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the …

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Posted on August 3rd, 2021 in Alumni, Blog, Students by Emily Turnier

Three IUPUI Journalism alumni and a graduate student have been recognized in the 2021 Hoosier State Press Association (HSPA) Better Newspaper Contest. Breanna Cooper, B.A.J. ’19, and Tyler Fenwick, B.A.J. ’18, staff writers at the Indianapolis Recorder, won two awards in Division 2, one of which is also shared with the Recorder’s editor, Oseye Boyd. …

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