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Posted on June 16th, 2021 in Blog by Emily Turnier

Four IUPUI Journalism alumni and an adjunct faculty member took home several awards on Monday evening during the 2020 Best of Indiana Journalism Contest virtual awards ceremony. The awards were bestowed by the Indiana Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Sarah Bahr, B.A.J. ’18, received first place for her Indianapolis Monthly story “Ms. …

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Posted on June 14th, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight, Blog 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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Posted on June 9th, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight, Blog by Emily Turnier

Tyler Fenwick, a staff writer at the Indianapolis Recorder, recently wrote an article detailing complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The complaints were lodged by The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI) and alleged discrimination against an Indianapolis woman, Carlette Duffy, because of her race and color. In …

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Posted on May 19th, 2021 in Blog by Emily Turnier

The Campus Citizen, IUPUI’s independent, student-run publication, won four awards in the Newspaper Division 1 category at the Spring 2021 Indiana Collegiate Press Association (ICPA) convention in March. The awards include: In-depth story 3rd place: TEAR GAS DEPLOYED ON PROTESTERS IN INDIANAPOLIS AND ITS IMPACT ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH by Skye Aitken Judges’ comments: “This story is …

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Posted on May 19th, 2021 in Blog by Emily Turnier

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations honored December 2020 and May and August 2021 graduates on Thursday, May 12, during a virtual celebration. School of Liberal Arts Dean Tami Eitle congratulated and encouraged the graduates, and department faculty and staff highlighted student achievements and read graduates’ names. Watch the recording of the celebration here.

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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 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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