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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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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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Journalism and public relations students pose in front of Cavanaugh Hall
Posted on January 5th, 2022 by Emily Turnier

High school seniors who are interested in a career in journalism or public relations and plan to attend IUPUI can to apply for the Journalism Alumni Scholarship, worth $1,800. Each application must include an essay that describes the student’s intended career path in journalism or public relations and how this opportunity will benefit the student’s …

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Posted on December 13th, 2021 by Emily Turnier

In November, Jacqueline Malott, a student pursuing the Master’s in Public Relations, was awarded the Joanne Dring Scholarship, worth $1,000, from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter. Scholarship recipients are selected based on merit and financial need. Malott accepted the scholarship at PRSA Hoosier’s 2021 annual meeting. She learned about PRSSA, PRSA, …

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Picture of Deeksha Kapoor for blog post
Posted on December 7th, 2021 by Emily Turnier

Two Department of Journalism and Public Relations alumnae have been named to Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors for 2022. Deeksha Kapoor, M.A. ’12, director of communications at the Indiana Health Care Association, was elected president at the chapter’s annual meeting in November. Samantha Sandala, B.A.J. ’20, an account manager …

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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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Picture of Sarah Lounsbury for PRSSA page
Posted on November 23rd, 2021 by Emily Turnier

On Nov. 10, eight IUPUI public relations students participated in an event called Half Day with a Pro, which is organized by the Hoosier chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The event pairs PRSSA students from around Indiana with PR professionals. According to PRSA, this offers students a chance to enhance their understanding of …

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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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Photo of Bailey Rennick for blog post
Posted on August 13th, 2021 by Emily Turnier

By Bailey Rennick When I was in high school, my family and I often made the hour-and-15-minute drive from Terre Haute to Indianapolis to watch the Indy Eleven professional soccer team play at IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium. Once I became a student at IUPUI, I knew I wanted to do an internship with the team. My …

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