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CUI announced as Online Pacemaker finalist

Sept. 1, 2016

The CU Independent is among 30 national finalists for the prestigious Online Pacemaker from Associated Collegiate Press. Established in 1923, Pacemakers are collegiate journalism’s preeminent award.

Angie Chuang

Join Hearst Professional-in-Residence Angie Chuang on Sept. 7

Aug. 31, 2016

Angie Chuang presents "Race, Violence and 'Sincerely Yours:' Letter-writing as a narrative response to the news" as a free, open to the public lecture on Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.

Lauren Sorge

Meet Lauren Sorge

A journalism major launching a career in broadcast news at FOX 5 — "If you have a passion for something, definitely care for that passion. For me, that was journalism.”

Greg Moore

Esteemed editor Greg Moore to teach fall seminar at CU Boulder

Aug. 23, 2016

Former longtime Denver Post Editor-in-Chief Greg Moore will join the University of Colorado Boulder for the fall semester as a Hearst Visiting Professor of Professional Practice to teach a seminar at the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI). “Greg Moore is one of the most esteemed editors in American...

David Vincent

Q&A with alum, professional voice actor David Vincent

July 29, 2016

David Vincent (Jour’94) is an award-winning voice actor and producer who has voiced hundreds of characters in anime seriesand video games. Vincent visited Colorado in July 2016 to attend the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and CMCI took the opportunity to learn more about his work.

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CMCI grad & faculty member win Heartland Emmy

July 20, 2016

2016 graduate Joe Parris and Instructor Paul Daugherty took home a Heartland Emmy for their work on the Sports Mag broadcast.

Mollie Putzig

CMCI grad student writes about CO water issues in BoulderWeekly

July 7, 2016

Mollie Putzig, a master's student in the Department of Journalism, recently published an article in BoulderWeekly.

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CU student documentary airs on Colorado Public Television

June 24, 2016

Taking the Lede—a documentary about free speech and high school journalism produced by CMCI students and faculty members—aired Colorado Public Television on Wednesday, June 29 at 8:30 p.m.

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CEJ Scripps Fellowship Helped Author Develop Award-Winning Book

June 1, 2016

Jonny Waldman won the 2016 Colorado Book Award for his book "Rust: The Longest War." Waldman developed the idea for the book and wrote early portions while participating in the Scripps Fellowship at CU-Boulder's Center for Environmental Journalism.

Kaley LaQuea

Student Wins National Award for Editorial Writing

May 13, 2016

CU Independent writer and editor Kaley LaQuea has become the first CU student ever to receive a National Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists . The award, in the online opinion and commentary category, was given to LaQuea for three opinion pieces which she wrote for...