Rick Reilly in SI

Class Notes: Fall 2019

Featuring a special note from longtime Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly (Jour'81).

Sports doodles

More than a Game

“The highlights of my career have been when events I’ve produced—and intimately been involved in—have united people and a region, more than the game itself,” says ESPN's Vice President of Production Jay Rothman (Jour’84).

Illustration of Bill Hemingway

Surprise Estate Gift Created CMCI's Largest Scholarship Endowment

When former Denver Post employee William S. Hemingway died, he left his entire estate to CU Boulder. It remains the largest estate gift received by the former school of journalism or the College of Media, Communication and Information.

Photo by Gregory Bull

The Right Shot

More than any other assignment, the continual pressure of sports to “predict what will happen next and respond quickly at just the right moment” has honed the skills of Gregory Bull (Jour'91), an AP photographer based in San Diego.

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.

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