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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.

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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...

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Photos: Spring 2016 JMC Recognition Ceremony

May 6, 2016

Students from the Program in Journalism & Mass Communication, part of CMCI, gathered on May 6 to celebrate their graduation from CU-Boulder.

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Grant for Climate Change Journalism Will Turn Students into Arctic Explorers

April 28, 2016

In September 2016, master’s students will travel north to explore Svalbard, the arctic archipelago that scientists call “ground zero” of climate change, thanks to a new grant received by the Center for Environmental Journalism in collaboration with Norwegian colleagues.

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CU Independent Named Best Digital-Only Student Publication at Regional Conference

April 18, 2016

Students from the publication also won awards or were finalists for their reporting in numerous categories.

Reporting Team Wins Nakkula Award for Police Reporting

April 11, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting are Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project and T. Christian Miller of ProPublica.

Four CMCI classes available in Summer Session

March 8, 2016

Four classes—Functions of Communication; Community Dialogue; Coding for Communicators; History of Television News—will be offered by CMCI in summer session at CU-Boulder.