Category: Sports Reporting

Posted on April 28th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

By Owen Kaelble Owen Kaelble is a sports journalism graduate student who works at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library helping IU School of Medicine researchers. I started pursuing my Master’s in Sports Journalism at IUPUI in Fall of 2020. Then, in August 2021, I landed a job at the Ruth Lilly Medical Library at the …

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Posted on April 20th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Editor’s Note: Master’s in Sports Journalism student Owen Kaelble is one of 16 students who covered March Madness 2022. Here, Kaelble describes his six days and six nights covering the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, including the responsibilities, challenges, surprises, and meals that created special memories for him:  I knew I was in for a …

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Posted on April 1st, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Dr. Chris Lamb, chair of the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, released a book today called Stolen Dreams: The 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars and Little League Baseball’s Civil War (University of Nebraska Press). Dr. Lamb told us more about his book: Why is this story worth telling? “It’s about 11- and 12-year-old black kids …

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Posted on January 28th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Since the Department of Journalism and Public Relations launched the Jim Brown Interview Series in October 2021, each episode has featured a current student interviewing a successful alumnus. For the fourth episode, the department instead asked a faculty member, Malcolm Moran, director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program, to interview a current M.A. in Sports …

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Screen shot of Zach Powell
Posted on January 10th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

Four M.A. in Sports Journalism students covered events related to the College Football Playoff National Championship in Indianapolis this weekend, and will cover tonight’s match-up between Alabama and Georgia at Lucas Oil Stadium. Jordan Morey and Meghan Rominger will file a game story and a sidebar, respectively, and Bryan Carter and Zachary Powell will create …

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Master's students David Hayden and David Song stand together at Lucas Oil Stadium on Dec. 4, 2021
Posted on December 10th, 2021 in Sports Reporting, Students by Emily Turnier

IUPUI sports journalism Master’s students David Hayden and David Song covered the Big Ten College Football Championship Game on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium, learning to navigate COVID restrictions and sharpening their storytelling skills along the way. Connecting with players and coaches after the game was limited due to restrictions, and the students had to …

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Posted on November 24th, 2021 by Emily Turnier

Recent graduate Caleb Lynn, B.A.J. ’21, landed his first job out of college – a sports editor position at the Perry County News – this past September. Lynn looked for a job for about four months after graduation. “Searching for a journalism job is not easy,” he said. “It takes patience, trust, and confidence in …

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Posted on November 16th, 2021 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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Screen shot picture of Brian Burnsed for blog post
Posted on November 5th, 2021 in Alumni, 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, 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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