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Trailblazer Karen Parker '65 to deliver 2020 Carson Lecture, speak with Dean Susan King

November 25, 2020, 8:46 AM

Leaving a legacy of devoted public service, award-winning commentary and dedicated teaching — Ferrel Guillory retires

November 24, 2020, 11:23 AM
Professor of the Practice Ferrel Guillory, who retires from the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media this December, has made that impact in a five-decade career that has spanned roles as a newspaper journalist, policy strategist and educator. He leaves behind a legacy of award-winning commentary — both in the classroom and on the page — at the intersection of politics, policy and journalism.

UNC Hussman grad Peter Andringa '20 receives Rhodes Scholarship

November 22, 2020, 4:49 PM
A recent UNC Hussman graduate has received one of the highest academic honors in the world. Peter Andringa ’20 was selected on Nov. 21 for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, the world’s oldest international fellowship award. Andringa and Sarah Mackenzie ’20 are Carolina’s 50th and 51st Rhodes Scholars. The scholarship funds study at the University of Oxford in England.

Celebrating UNC Hussman student award wins at the 2020 Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas

November 20, 2020, 9:43 AM
Winners of the 2020 Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) awards competition were announced this month. In a long and proud tradition for the school, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media walked away with the bulk of this year’s student awards for the region — placing in 11 categories, including a full sweep of every available radio award. Talented graduate Annabeth Poe ’20 took home first place in both the radio feature and radio news reporting categories; and the crackerjack Carolina Connection weekly news team won first place for best student radio newscast. UNC students also owned television’s “Best Student Sports Category” with a first place win for 2019 graduate Cambria Haro and a second place award to 2020 alumna Caroline Bowyer. Hussman also took home first place awards in coveted group television categories for broadcasts by Carolina Week and Sports Xtra teams.

A Lifetime of Bravery: International journalists discuss women in media with Dean Susan King

November 18, 2020, 10:19 AM
In a conversation that examined the pressures and issues female journalists continue to face around the world, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media Dean Susan King spoke with three past Courage in Journalism Award winners during a virtual talk held by the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) on Oct. 27, 2020.

Ten top spots in 2020 College Photographer of the Year competition go to UNC Hussman students

November 11, 2020, 1:27 PM
Nine 2020 College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) judges painstakingly looked at over 10,000 images and multimedia projects over the course of three days each to make their decisions in the 75th annual award season for the esteemed international photography and multimedia competition. When all was said and done, ten of the top spots went to UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media students.

Alumni mentorship helps UNC Hussman student land prestigious Kroc Fellowship

November 11, 2020, 11:34 AM
Recently, Emma Peaslee ’20 (M.A.)  jumpstarted her career journey by winning NPR’s coveted Kroc Fellowship, a yearlong program of hands-on training at NPR and its member stations.

Research Publication Roundup: October and November 2020

November 10, 2020, 10:48 AM
A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

UNC Hussman gathers expert panel on Election 2020 and what’s next

November 5, 2020, 8:35 AM
Long before November 3, UNC Hussman faculty and leaders including Dean Susan King, a veteran political journalist, knew that the aftermath of Election Day would arrive with a lot of questions and that the school’s excellent student journalists and communicators would be eager to tease out the answers. King drew on Hussman’s extensive network of experts in the communications, politics and media fields to facilitate a conversation about the issues at the top of mind during this consequential week.

The Well Q&A with UNC Hussman's Joe Cabosky: Can we trust election polling?

October 29, 2020, 11:19 AM