Category: News Reporting

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Posted on June 22nd, 2022 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Broadcasting, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Elizabeth Cotter, B.A.J. ’17, started her career as a television news producer, but recently returned to her alma mater as a communications specialist with IU Studios. Cotter told us about her professional journey so far: 1. What does your job with IU Studios entail? What types of stories do you write? “As a communications specialist, …

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Posted on June 10th, 2022 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, News Reporting, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

After graduating with his bachelor’s in journalism degree in 2015, James Howell Jr. landed a job as a sports editor at a newspaper. Navigating the pandemic in 2020, he transitioned from print journalism to marketing, and now works in the broadcasting world as a digital content producer at WRTV, Indianapolis’ ABC affiliate. We asked Howell …

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Posted on April 21st, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Jennifer Burnham, B.A.J. ’14, is the Managing Editor at the Rio Grande SUN, in Española, New Mexico. Burnham edits copy and creates layouts, manages reporters, and reports and writes stories. We asked Burnham about her cross-country move, and how she landed her job at a small-town newspaper with lots of action: 1. Why did you …

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Posted on March 18th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations has released the fifth installment of its Jim Brown Interview Series. This time, senior Jacob Keith, a public relations student, and alumna Shakkira Harris, a digital reporter at WRTV covering lifestyle and community, spoke about Harris’s love for journalism, her favorite classes and instructors at IUPUI, her top …

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Posted on March 8th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Senior Journalism major Holland Cluff is spending the semester studying abroad in Berlin, Germany. Cluff says she is awestruck that she’s living in Germany during a keystone moment in European history. “I had to learn more about the local opinions, so I attended a peace rally at Brandenburg Gate on Feb. 27 to ask around,” …

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Posted on August 26th, 2021 in Alumni, 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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Posted on August 9th, 2021 in Alumni, 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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