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A Message from Dean Susan King

June 3, 2020, 11:14 AM
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media Dean Susan King sent the message below to our student and alumni communities this week. 
Dear Hussman students,

UNC Hussman wins 2020 Hearst Awards; five students advance to individual championships

June 3, 2020, 7:36 AM
By Grace Lamb-Atkinson
The nation’s most prestigious student journalism award has once again distinguished the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media as a national leader.

UNC Hussman virtual yearbook

June 1, 2020, 11:10 AM
UNC Hussman's Spring 2020 graduates dealt with an unprecedented, remote semester, and will be celebrating their graduation in person at the University at a future date. But a recent UNC Hussman alumna, Laura Brache, and Undergraduate Hub Coordinator Alyssa Anderson created a virtual yearbook to mark the graduates' accomplishments.

UNC-Chapel Hill Fall 2020 information

May 29, 2020, 1:00 PM
Please check UNC Chapel Hill’s dedicated website for updates.

A mark of excellence: UNC Hussman students win national SPJ awards

May 26, 2020, 2:48 PM
Students from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media scored major wins in the Society of Professional Journalists 2019 Mark of Excellence awards with first place winners and finalist honors in the national contest, which recognizes collegiate work published or broadcasted during 2019.

The Big Scribble: a new contest gives some UNC Hussman students a reason to keep writing

May 26, 2020, 1:13 AM
In Aprll 2020, sports writers Jonathan Eig and Jeff Pearlman started a student writing contest called The Big Scribble. Contestants would hear back from six established writers on their entries over five weeks. Top winners got the opportunity to consult with different well-known writers. Confined by the coronavirus to do their reporting and writing from childhood bedrooms and family basements, over four hundred quarantined students answered the call and took on the first Big Scribble assignment on April 20. Three students represented UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media in the group of 160 students from around the world who made it through the first of the competition’s five weekly rounds: Parth Upadhyaya ’20, Elizabeth Moore ’22 and Hannah Towey ’21. Towey made to the Top Ten.

Steven King’s virtual reality education featured on ABC News special

May 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

UNC Hussman honors faculty, staff commitment to innovation and excellence with annual awards

May 19, 2020, 4:37 PM
The UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media recognized faculty and staff for a commitment to excellence and contributions to the school community. The 2020 faculty and staff excellence awards were presented Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in a virtual school-wide meeting of faculty and staff.

Brooke Baldwin joins Susan King for talk on COVID-19, journalism and Carolina

May 14, 2020, 11:36 AM

UNC Hussman students win big at the Society for News Design Awards

May 13, 2020, 12:11 PM
From visuals illustrating the lives of spiders to digital storytelling detailing the fates of South American immigrants, projects created by students from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media won big at the recent Society for News Design Awards.