Tag: BU News Service

BU students cover New Hampshire Primary

BU News Service, a product of the Journalism Department, traveled to New Hampshire Monday to cover the 2016 Presidential primary. The team of students published stories, videos and photo galleries from the event, offering live coverage to those back in Boston and beyond. They kept social media audiences in the loop with to-the-minute tweets, Facebook… Read More

JO student work among New England’s best

Boston University journalism students won a raft of awards in the past year for their breaking news and features reporting, and for overall excellence. Student-run media (BUTV-10, WTBU Radio, Boston University News Service and the independent Daily Free Press) were among the winners of “Mark of Excellence” awards presented by the Society of Professional Journalists,… Read More

COM covers the Vatican

Emmy-winning, veteran journalist Prof. RD Sahl led a team of journalism students covering the canonization of two 20th-century popes. Sahl tapped broadcast journalism students Kirsten Johnson (COM’14) and Matt Younis (COM’14) to travel to Rome with him for five days, joining the thousands of journalists from around the globe covering the historic event in Vatican… 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

Journalism students cover the GOP debate in NH

More than 20 Boston University journalism students, including Broadcast Journalism majors Rachel Wellford (’12) and Alyssa Moni (’12) (shown above), traveled to Hanover, N.H., to cover the Republican Presidential Debate as part of Boston University News Service’s ongoing coverage of the 2012 Presidential Elections. Fourteen BU students received credentials to the debate hall and media… Read More

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