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Announcing the Spring 2024 Dean's List

May 24, 2024

CMCI students who have completed at least 12 credit hours of CU Boulder course work for a letter grade in any single semester and achieve a term grade point average of 3.75 or better are included on the Dean’s List. They receive a notation on their transcript and a letter...

Celebrating our graduates!

Class of 2024: William W. White Honorees

William W. White Outstanding Seniors are chosen by department faculty to recognize academic merit, professional achievement and service to the college. The Outstanding Graduate award honors the CMCI student with the highest overall GPA in their graduating class.


Class of 2024: Nic Tamayo

Nic's CMCI experience in three words: fulfilling, inspired, treasured.

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In 20 years, journalism has changed dramatically. So has journalism at CU

April 23, 2024

After more than two decades, J-Day is coming back to CU Boulder. The daylong event teaches high school students the skills to run a successful publication through workshops.

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Behind the scenes, ahead of the play: Experts alumni talk sports media careers with students

March 13, 2024

Alumni discussed the future of the sports media industry and shared advice on how to build a career in this competitive field.

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Kansas City Star reporters win Feldman Award for report on dangerous rail crossings

March 8, 2024

Finalists in CMCI-sponsored transportation safety competition examined underinvestments that led to disasters.

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‘A really gutsy piece of journalism’ on police response to the death of a woman in BDSM

March 6, 2024

This year’s Nakkula prize goes to a story that, as one judge put it, “a lot of newsrooms would have run screaming away from.”

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Labor of love: What romance writing can teach us about thriving in the gig economy

Feb. 6, 2024

Romance authors were early adopters of digital self-publishing. A new book explores how their willingness to experiment and their close networks helped them thrive when the publishing industry shunned their work.

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At Sports Media Summit, a chance for students to score a new career path

Jan. 29, 2024

Students will learn how to prepare for a career in athletics at CMCI’s Sports Media Summit, featuring alumni and faculty in the industry.

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Announcing the fall 2023 Dean's List

Jan. 10, 2024

A celebration of the CMCI students who have qualified for inclusion on the Dean’s List for the fall.