Savannah on Today

In Tune with Teens

When Savannah Sellers (Jour'13) graduated from CU six years ago, her current job didn't exist. That changed in 2017, when NBC News took the bold step of creating Stay Tuned, the first daily news show produced for Snapchat.

Making Waves

Making Waves

As the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches and airwaves begin to fill with stories of distant battles won and the brave men who fought them, Kathleen M. Ryan, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of journalism, is focused on the veteran women who helped make those victories possible.

Tessa

Class notes: Fall 2018

Updates on our exceptional alumni, from the 1946 grad who wrote one of journalism’s most seminal textbooks, to the 2018 grad who is CMCI’s first-ever Department of Information Science alum.

Photo by Ross Taylor.

Gallery: Scouting new territory

CMCI’s Ross Taylor puts his photojournalism skills to work documenting a Denver-based, all-female scouting troop of refugees as they camp, climb and splash their way through Colorado and beyond.

Barrett Batson

On the job: Fall 2018

Students discuss their summer internships doing public relations for designer Kendra Scott; producing Denver’s top 6 p.m. newscast, Next with Kyle Clark, at 9News; and digging through data at the technology company Xilinx.

Media studies professor corrects history

Nov. 1, 2018

History overlooked Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, the first black woman to graduate from the University of Colorado, but journalism has brought her back into view.

Carl Cannon

The sky is always climbing

Carl M. Cannon (Jour'75), now the Washington bureau chief of Real Clear Politics, recalls how he first landed on the steps of Macky as a student in the former J-school, and how he found his way back more than four decades later.

Scripps fellow Chris Lett examines a carnivorous plant at the CU Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Greenhouse as Tess Additon, greenhouse manager, points out the plant’s unique features. Scripps fellow Elizabeth Royte looks on.

$2.47 million gift to CU Boulder bolsters support for environmental journalism

The Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism have supported more than 100 journalists covering the most complex environmental issues of the day. Thanks to a $2.47 million gift, the program will continue for years to come.

Megaphone with illustrations of political digital icons.

Journalism alumni say new media can be powerful, but dangerous

Sept. 13, 2018

Journalism alumni Heidi Wagner (Jour'86) and Carl Cannon (Jour'75) discuss how America's changing media landscape can fuel partisanship.

Como Fue poster

From Cuba to America, and back again

An immigrant’s story becomes a cultural journey for CMCI students.

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