Category: Journalism

Journalist Walter Middlebrook (’76) Gives Career Advice

In BU Today’s “Jump-start Your Job Search” series, BU alums are featured with short interviews describing their leadership in their field. Topics range from banking, advertising, tech start-ups, journalism, and nonprofit organizations. Alums talk about how they got to be where they are, mistakes they’ve made, and what they’ve taken away from those mistakes. They tell us what they… Read More

BU Alum and One of the Most Powerful Women in Hollywood Leads Dreamworks

Bonnie Arnold (COM ’78) and Mireille Soria will lead the DreamWorks feature animation group as co-presidents under NBC Universal chairman Donna Langley. After NBC Universal’s $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animations, Universal has announced new management structures placing BU alum Arnold in a prime leadership position. Arnold was recently honored as part of Hollywood’s Power… Read More

Samantha Gross (’18)
makes the most
of her opportunities

Samantha Gross (’18) hit the ground running when she arrived at 640 Commonwealth Avenue — and she’s still going… and going. The Indiana native was looking for a hands-on educational experience when she chose the Boston University College of Communication (COM). She got all she could handle — and more — just as a freshman…. Read More

BU Covers the Democratic National Convention

Andrea Asuaje (COM’17) was in the crowd at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia Monday evening, the first night of the Democratic National Convention, reporting for the Boston University News Service as protesters, many of them Bernie Sanders supporters, loudly booed speakers like Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. When First Lady Michelle Obama came to the… Read More

COM makes USA TODAY’s top five journalism schools

College Factual analyzed colleges across the country and found the 10 best schools from which to receive your bachelor’s in journalism. COM made the top five. According to USA TODAY, “BU allows students to specialize within the journalism major, offering focus areas in broadcast journalism, magazine journalism, online journalism and straight journalism. The University also… Read More

Pultizer-winning pointers

Lecturer Greg Marinovich leads a walkabout with his advanced photojournalism class, giving the students the opportunity to learn more about street photography from the Pulitzer Prize winner. The intensive course is designed to give students the skills necessary to produce professional quality work meeting publication standards, with emphasis on storytelling in the visual medium. Weekly… Read More

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