Articles from May 2020

Students Take Home Multiple Awards During the 2019-20 Academic Year

The University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) offers many opportunities for students to earn real-world experience before going out into the world.

Professional Advisory Board Provides Career Coaching to Seniors

On May 11, the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communications livestreamed a Zoom virtual panel call hosted by SJMC director David Ryfe. The panel discussed how to look for a career during the pandemic with graduating seniors.

More Lessons Learned Than Anticipated for Seniors in Advanced Production Course

Twenty seniors in Charles Munro’s Advanced Production/Design course worked in four teams on projects of their own choosing during the spring semester. They were tasked at the beginning of the semester to find and tell a news story in a short-form (6-10 minute), professional-level documentary using at least one high end visual production technique. Then came COVID-19.

PhD Student Completed Unique Journalism & Mass Comm Quarterly Program

Last fall, PhD student Tammy Walkner was one of only 25 PhD students selected worldwide to participate in the Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly's (JMCQ) Doctoral Student Reviewer Trainee Program.

Experienced Student Journalists Hold Virtual Panel Discussion

On April 22, students from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communications gathered for a Virtual SJMC Student Journalist Q&A Panel.