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Journalism graduate lands fellowship with CBS News

Jul 17, 2019
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It’s a dream come true for Sarah Danial, who recently graduated from the Robertson School of Media and Culture. This summer she is completing a 10-week fellowship with CBS News in New York City.


Robertson School professors showcase media relations training project at national conference

Jul 17, 2019
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Two Robertson School professors have been accepted into AEJMC’s 2019 Great Ideas For Teachers (GIFT) competition for a unique cross-sequence collaboration. The accepted GIFT is the result of a submission by professors Joshua Smith and Dr. Tim Bajkiewicz, who have worked together over four years on a unique media relations training project for students. Their project will be showcased at the AEJMC Conference in Toronto, Canada in August.


Robertson School researchers present latest studies at international conference

Jun 24, 2019
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Robertson School researchers Dr. Mallory Perryman, Dr. Jeanine Guidry and Dr. Grace Ji showcased their latest research studies at the conference of the International Communication Association in Washington, DC.


New VCU class takes students on media and culture study of Vietnam

Jun 21, 2019
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As part of a newly designed two-week study abroad trip to Da Nang, Vietnam, seven Virginia Commonwealth University students documented their experiences in a shareable multimedia format for future travelers and scholars.


Robertson School hosts Open World delegation

Jun 11, 2019
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The Robertson School joined VCU's Global Education Office and the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs in co-hosting a delegation of officials from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan as part of the Open World exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Congress.


Public relations students win awards for innovation, community impact

Jun 5, 2019
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Two teams of Robertson School public relations students won awards at the 2019 Virginia PR Awards, hosted by the Public Relations Society of America Richmond Chapter. The winning student teams were recognized in two new categories focused on innovative ideas and community impact.


Robertson School students complete new broadcast sales program

Jun 3, 2019
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Twenty-five VCU students completed the first Broadcast Sales Program last week that was offered in a collaboration among the Robertson School, the Virginia Association of Broadcasters and P1 Learning.


Journalism class explores issues of truth and trust in media

May 21, 2019
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When the entire country was discussing the so called “fake news environment” and what it means for the future of media and democracy, journalism professor Mallory Perryman thought it was time to offer a class to explore the issue in depth with her students. This spring semester she taught a special topics class on “Truth and Trust in Journalism” at the Robertson School.


Alumna teaches special topics class on user experiences

May 20, 2019
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Robertson School alumna Christina Dick wanted to bring her industry experience back into the classroom. This spring semester, she offered a special topics class on User Experience at the Robertson School.


Two Robertson School alumni landed jobs at CNN. Here’s how they did it.

May 16, 2019
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Two recent graduates of the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences have defied warnings about the death of journalism jobs to find early success. Amir Vera (B.S.’14/MC) and Niki Farahmand (B.S.’14/MC) both landed jobs at world news organization CNN in 2018, Vera as an associate writer and Farahmand as a news producer.

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