Category: Journalism

Kevin Merida (COM ’79) Joins BU Board of Trustees

An award-winning journalist has joined Boston University’s Board of Trustees and the leader of a public policy research organization has been named to the Board of Overseers. Kevin Merida (COM’79), a senior vice president of the multinational sports entertainment company ESPN and editor in chief of The Undefeated, an ESPN sports blog that explores the intersection… Read More

COM Professor and Alum Create Graphic Novel about War’s Mental Scars

As far back as Jan Egleson can remember, an unseen barrier walled off his father from the world. A World War II naval combat veteran, “he was withdrawn, he was angry, he was unable to really maintain relationships,” says Egleson, a filmmaker and a College of Communication associate professor of the practice, film and television…. Read More

Dean Tom Fiedler Named Notable Journalism Educator

Crain NewsPro has honored Dean Tom Fiedler as one of their notable journalism educators. NewsPro has surveyed readers and other media professionals to nominate influential academicians for the list. NewsPro not only acknowledges Dean Fiedler’s legacy of 30 years at the Miami Herald but his positions as Visiting Murrow Lecturer and Fellow at the Shorenstein… Read More

In Style Executive Creative Director and COM Alum Rina Stone Gives Career Advice

  In our series “Jump-start Your Job Search,” BU Today brings you short interviews with BU alums who are leaders in their fields, such as banking, advertising, tech start-ups, journalism, or nonprofit organizations. They talk about how they got to be where they are and what they’ve learned from their mistakes. They tell us what they look… Read More

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