St. Petersburg, Fla.– I Can’t Believe that Tomorrow (Wednesday) is the final day of our “Hands-On Video Training” here at the nation’s leading news and media training spot, The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Fortunately, I get to … Read More
I never met Kevin Merida, former managing editor of The Washington Post. The only connection I have to him is our mutual affiliation with the National Association of Black Journalists. But, after hearing excerpts from his interview with National Public Radio’s David … Read More
With a subject “Mama Called,” University of Alabama Journalism Professor Chris Roberts certainly did not disappoint as he took a walk down memory lane and delivered a superb “Last Lecture” to a crowd of several hundred gathered Wednesday night in … Read More
SAN ANTONIO– A University of Alabama journalism student is offering some insight on the ongoing immigration debate. Ellisa Bray, a Houston native, is representing the University at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) meeting here in South Texas this … Read More
UA Student is interviewed on her thoughts about immigration issue by KENS-TV 5 in San Antonio.
SAN ANTONIO– Call me old-fashioned. But I took special delight in reading San Antonio Express-News‘ Mike Monroe’s front page story Wednesday about WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon being selected as the first female paid assistant coach in the NBA. The announcement … Read More
Just received the very sad news tonight that one of my former journalism professors and former boss, Richmond Free Press Founder Raymond Boone will be funeralized tomorrow in my hometown of Richmond, Va. My parents thought I knew that he … Read More
The TV News business is a very small business. Even for those like me who have moved away from the day-to-day TV news production, Tuesday’s events at a Baltimore area television station where a suspect drove a stolen truck into … Read More
I suppose we should just be excited that UA Telecommunication and Film Student Daniel J. Roth beat out students at several of the nation’s top journalism schools to win the Society of Professional Journalists’ First National Student Award for “Best … Read More
Those of us on the journalism faculty at The University of Alabama are smiling today as one of our two-time alums was part of a team named a finalist Monday for the Pulitzer Prize in local reporting.