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Robertson School celebrates reaccreditation

May 6, 2020
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The Robertson School of Media and Culture received full reaccreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).


Broadcast students gain experience through a radio show they created

May 5, 2020
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Jordan Christie and Ben Fluet, soon-to-be graduates of VCU’s Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, created the B Side News show to get hands-on experience in radio. The twice monthly transmission on WRIR-FM, a community public radio station in Richmond, created an outlet for in-depth news reports and a springboard for other students who sought a radio reporting internship.


PR student wins Dow Jones News Fund internship

May 3, 2020
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Wessam Hazaymeh, a public relations major in the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture, has received a prestigious summer internship from the Dow Jones News Fund, the DJNF announced Friday. Hazaymeh was among 78 undergraduate and graduate students nationwide -- and just three from Virginia -- selected for the honor by the News Fund.


Robertson School adviser builds mentoring network with new "E.M.-Power" course

Apr 30, 2020
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The special topics course "E.M.-Power" by academic adviser Roy Roach III is one of the latest additions to the course offerings at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture


New online course offers forward-looking focus to news stories during the COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 30, 2020
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A new Virginia Commonwealth University online course is teaching students about solutions journalism — rigorous reporting on how people are responding to problems — and how to use it during the COVID-19 crisis.


Professor Adams wins Healthcare Advertising Award

Apr 29, 2020
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Robertson School Professor Jay Adams has won two Healthcare Advertising Awards. Adams, who is an assistant professor in the advertising sequence, won a Merit Award in the logo design category for the logo he designed for the Robertson School's new Media+Health Lab.


A Robertson lecture at the Robertson School

Apr 29, 2020
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An introductory advertising class ended the spring semester last week with a virtual visit from Richard T. "Dick" Robertson, the namesake of the Robertson School of Media and Culture.


End-of-semester "Thank You" from the Robertson School

Apr 29, 2020
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A message from Interim Director Dr. Marcus Messner to students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Robertson School.


Professors Rowe and Collins honored for 2020 CreateAthon

Apr 28, 2020
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Robertson School faculty members Peyton Rowe and Jessica Collins have been recognized in the University Excellence in Service-Learning Faculty Award competition and earned an honorable mention for their work with CreateAthon@VCU this year.


Robertson School alumna launches Spanish news platform for ABC 8 News

Apr 24, 2020
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Robertson School alumna Keyris Manzanares set goals early in her college journey and in her career. With less than one year of working as a digital content producer at ABC 8 (WRIC-TV) in Richmond, Manzanares launched a news platform in Spanish for the station’s Hispanic audience.

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