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.
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.
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.
Recently, Adweek named Lead Balloon as the 2020 Marketing Podcast of the Year. We caught up with Dusty to hear more about the award.
Fill the Hill 2020 was a huge success for the J-School, with over $16,000 raised by 135 donors.
Having served as a board member of Covenant House Georgia since 2013, SJMC alum Ben Deutsch has recently been named Chair of the Board of Directors of CHGA.