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Posted on November 16th, 2021 in Blog, Sports Reporting, Students by Emily Turnier

Sports Journalism Master’s student Meghan Rominger interned at Sports Illustrated this summer as part of Sports Journalism Institute (SJI), a training and internship program that works to increase the diversity in the nation’s sports media. We asked Rominger about her experience: 1. How did you feel when you learned you had been accepted into SJI? …

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Posted on November 5th, 2021 in Blog, Events, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

The Department of Journalism and Public Relations recorded the second installment of the Jim Brown Interview Series today, with Zach Powell, a current Master’s of Arts in Sports Journalism student, interviewing Brian Burnsed, a contributing writer for Sports Illustrated and a 2012 Master’s in Sports Journalism graduate. Burnsed served as a graduate assistant for the …

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Posted on November 1st, 2021 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

After graduation, Joe Spears, B.A.J. ’17, landed a job with Gannett/the USA Today Network, and moved from Indiana to Tennessee. He started out in Jackson, Tenn., then headed to Murfreesboro, where he was the Middle Tennessee State University beat writer. Recently, Spears moved within Gannett to become the USA Today High School Sports Reporter. He …

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Posted on October 19th, 2021 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

Ryan Gregory, B.A.J. ’21, is living his dream, having moved to Madison, Wisc. – home of his beloved Wisconsin Badgers – and reporting on local sports. “I’ve gone to two [University of Wisconsin-Madison] football games since moving up here and have enjoyed exploring the beautiful city and campus,” he said. Gregory is the sports editor …

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Posted on October 18th, 2021 in Alumni, Alumni Spotlight, Blog, Sports Reporting by Emily Turnier

Devin Voss, B.A.J. ’21, has landed his first full-time job, covering sports for the Reporter-Times in Martinsville and for the Mooresville-Decatur Times. While a student at IUPUI, Voss was sports editor of the Campus Citizen, covered the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, and worked on the IndyStar sports desk. Voss saw the reporter position on …

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Posted on March 30th, 2021 in Blog, Broadcasting, Sports Reporting 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, Sports Reporting 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 27th, 2021 in Blog, Faculty, Sports Reporting 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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