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Al Nakkula Award: Injustice in Juvenile Courts

An investigative reporting series about the juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, won the 2022 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting. Produced by Nashville Public Radio’s Meribah Knight and ProPublica’s Ken Armstrong, the series revealed systemic injustice, sparked reform and demonstrated expert reporting on a secretive system.

Faculty Now

Faculty Now: Fall 2021

Updates from our all-star faculty of professors, researchers, producers and innovators for fall 2021.

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We Are the Stories We Tell

CMCI faculty Lisa Flores, Angie Chuang and Harsha Gangadharbatla remark on how stories—those we tell, pay for and reimagine—intersect with our identities and industries.

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Payden's Passion

Journalist Bill Payden (Jour'57) created the William R. Payden Faculty Excellence Award, the largest faculty award given at the college level at CU Boulder, to recognize superior teaching, research or creative work.

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Live and Direct

Radio 1190 has created the soundtrack of CU for the past 30 years. CMCI senior John Boughey hit the ground running as news director during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Leading Forward

Jess Clifton (Advert’03) is thriving in her digital advertising career. Always one to use innovation to solve a problem, Clifton realized young women needed female mentors in the field—so she came up with a solution.

Green water over the bow during a crossing of the notorious Scotia Sea between Tierra del Fuego and South Georgia.

Never-Ending Story

Jad Davenport (MJour'98), a National Geographic represented freelance photographer and writer, delves into the art of storytelling learned from a career in photography, filmmaking and journalism.

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What We’re Reading Now

Our summer reading list is full of new books by CMCI faculty scholars on topics including media and religion, technology and trauma, video activism and citizen-centered journalism.

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CU Boulder Center for Environmental Journalism Welcomes 25th Class of Fellows

The Center for Environmental Journalism is proud to welcome its 25th class of Ted Scripps Fellows, who will spend nine months at CU Boulder and CMCI working on long-term, in-depth journalistic projects and reflecting on critical questions.

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Sharing Stories of the Summer Games

As the Tokyo Olympics unfolded during a delayed run in 2021, CMCI sports reporters, producers and storytellers hit the ground running to capture the victories, struggles and emotions of athletes from around the globe.

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