Category: News Reporting

Posted on June 16th, 2021 in News Reporting 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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Picture of Christina Molinari in production booth
Posted on June 14th, 2021 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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Tyler Fenwick photo for blog post
Posted on June 9th, 2021 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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Picture of Christina Molinari in production booth
Posted on April 28th, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight, Broadcasting, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Christina Molinari, a 2020 IUPUI Journalism graduate, has been nominated for a Northwest Regional Emmy™ Award. Molinari is a producer at KEZI News 9 in Eugene, Ore. She is nominated along with colleagues Ashly Edmiston, Jaimie Hays, Bryan Anderson, for a story called “Western Oregon Literally and Figuratively on Fire” in the Morning Newscast (Markets …

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Posted on April 3rd, 2021 in Internships, News Reporting, 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 excitement …

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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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Posted on February 15th, 2021 in News Reporting by Emily Turnier

IUPUI Journalism alumna Sarah Bahr reported a story on Saturday about an Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields job posting that mentioned “maintaining the Museum’s traditional, core, white art audience,” in addition to attracting a more diverse one, according to Bahr’s New York Times article. The Indianapolis Museum of Art has since edited the director …

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Posted on January 20th, 2021 in Alumni Spotlight, Broadcasting, News Reporting by Emily Turnier

When Tyler Locke started in the Master’s in Sports Journalism program in 2019, he didn’t know much about what it took to be a journalist. In fact, he enrolled in the IU School of Liberal Arts program to undergo a career change. During his short time with the Sports Capital Journalism Program at the Department …

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Posted on January 13th, 2021 in News Reporting by Emily Turnier

Dr. Chris Lamb, chair of the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, will teach a Spring 2021 course called Media Literacy (JOUR-J 460). The aim of the class is to help students distinguish between “fake” news and “real” news; deconstruct the news media to better understand how news is defined, created, and disseminated; become media-literate; think more strongly …

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