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January 15th, 2014

Jamie Bologna named 2014 WBUR Fellow


Broadcast journalism graduate student Jamie Bologna Jamie Bologna has been named the WBUR Fellow for 2014. During the spring semester he will work for the WBUR program Radio Boston and over the summer he will produce a special project for WBUR. Jamie is a graduate student in broadcast journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. […]

September 4th, 2013

Prof. Anne Donohue shares radio award


Prof. Anne Donohue and Julia Scott, a radio producer, journalist and essayist, won a 2013 Excellence in Journalism Award from the National Lesbian and Gay Journalism Association for their collaboration “BON VOYAGE” — the story of a dying man and his husband coping with the end of a life and their 36-year relationship. The award […]

May 20th, 2013

BUTV10 racks up awards for broadcast journalism


The College of Communication at Boston University is announcing that its own student-produced and managed television station, BUTV10, is the recipient of three New England Associated Press Student Awards. New England Associated Press Student Awards Best Election Coverage: BUTV10′s “Decision 2012″ Producer: Sandra Hooper (’12); Director: Andrew Fewsmith (’14) Best Public Affairs Coverage: BUTV10′s Inside […]

September 14th, 2012

Thistle named to Mass. Broadcasters Hall of Fame


The late broadcast journalism program director Jim Thistle is now a member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, inducted before hundreds of friends, family and colleagues at a ceremony in Quincy, Mass., on Sept. 13. Thistle was remembered at the induction ceremony as a “hands-on” news director during the pre-Internet heyday of local news; […]

September 10th, 2012

Scenes from the campaign trail


It’s the height of the general election campaign season and COM students are out in full force, covering President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney as they campaign across the United States. Photos by Peter Smith. Portsmouth, N.H., Sept. 7, 2012 President Barack Obama attended a campaign rally at the Strawberry Bank Museum the […]

August 8th, 2012

Students visit world’s largest broadcast control room


Prof. Susan Walker peers into the largest television broadcast control room in the world, where audio and video are prepared for an estimated audience of 4.8 billion people. Photo by Keesa McKoy. The image factory of the London Olympics is found at the International Broadcast House alongside the Olympic Park in London. That’s where the […]

August 6th, 2012

Where the Mo-Jos (Mobile Journalists) Live


Victoria Price, Brittany Devane, Marie Torto, Professor Susan Walker, Keesa McKoy, Matt Reed, and Justin Bourke at Getty Images center at London Olympics Press Center. Photo courtesy of Keesa McKoy. Ever wonder how 23,000 journalists are able to cover the Olympics, with its scattered venues, enormous crowds and transportation delays? Boston University students visited the […]

July 5th, 2012

Dispatch from London: Olympics Countdown


“London is ready.” That’s the declaration from an East End native and Olympics guide as well as a member of the Olympics Development Authority. Week One of BU’s Covering the London Olympics program kicked off with students visiting the major venues, including a “stingray” aquatics center, the Olympics Village and stadium. Security personnel are everywhere, […]

April 27th, 2012

NBC’s Andrea Kremer teaches Olympic lessons


“You do not LOSE gold, you WIN silver” may seem like a minor distinction to a layperson, but Olympics correspondent Andrea Kremer reminded Boston University students that no detail is too small in good sports reporting. Other points Kremer stressed during her April 25 visit to the College of Communication: Ask the hard-working question. Every […]

April 13th, 2012

AP honors WTBU student reporters


WBTU, BU’s student-run radio station, won two college radio awards from the Associated Press of New England, the news organization announced today. Both stories were produced for Prof. Anne Donohue’s radio class. Ali Donohue (’12) won best feature reporting for “Ladyfest Easthampton,” which takes a glimpse at the performers and activists behind Smith College’s feminist […]