Tag: Boston Marathon

The future of sports imagined at the first-ever summit; Play It Forward

Boston is known as a sports and a college town but rarely have the leaders of these industries met. That will change April 15th, the eve of the Boston Marathon weekend, when the inaugural BU Sports Communication Summit; Play It Forward will be held at Agganis Arena, hosted by award-winning sports journalist and BU lecturer… Read More

BU News Service wins two ONA Awards

The Boston University News Service was named the winner of two Online Journalism Awards at the 2013 Online News Association Conference. The student-run news service was nominated for the categories of Breaking News, small organization and for the student project category for its continuing coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2012. See… Read More

Covering the Boston Marathon – Live

On your mark… get set… report! Spanning from the early morning start to the thrill of the finish line, multimedia journalism students in the Boston University News Service covered the Boston Marathon from all angles this year – live and in real time at the BUNS website. In advance of “Marathon Monday,” students wrote stories,… Read More

COM’s PRLab works for the Boston Marathon

COM’s PRLab, an agency run by students majoring in public relations, provided media relations and special event support services this year for the Boston Athletic Association’s Boston Marathon. This past semester the team has worked on a series of initiatives with the BAA, including social media, writing and media relations assignments for this year’s 114th… Read More

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