Deborah Blum is the director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT and is a recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Service Award.
In the fall of 2019, after a UW Homecoming video excluded students of color, Payton Wade began a nationally-recognized movement to bring attention to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion on campus.
Curb Magazine received three SPJ Region 6 Mark of Excellence awards, including best student magazine and best affiliated website.
J-School alum Emilie Poplett recently wrote about her experience dealing with undiagnosed chronic illness for the New York Times’ “Modern Love” column.
J-School alum McKenzie Badger was part of the team that developed the branding for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign.
SJMC alum Mia Sato is a reporter for the Pandemic Technology Project by the MIT Technology Review. Her reporting covers tech for contract tracing, vaccination and more.
Sports journalism has made big changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Andy Katz has been covering college sports throughout the pandemic.
Over the weekend, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association held their virtual Student Seminar and announced the winners of both their scholarships and the Student Awards for Excellence.
Among the WNAF Award winners were many SJMC alums, whose dedication to providing reliable local news coverage has earned them recognition in a variety of categories.
J-School alum Marquise Mays is an award-winning filmmaker and media scholar. His film “The Heartland” has been selected to be a part of an emerging filmmaker series curated by John Ridley, founder of Nō Studios and Academy Award-winning screenwriter of 12 Years of Slave.