Boston University is home to one of the country’s best public radio stations, WBUR. College of Communication students interested in public radio or online journalism are encouraged to apply for the WBUR Fellowship. The WBUR Fellow will spend the spring semester at WBUR for 10-20 hours a week, earning 2 or 4 credits. The fellow… Read More
WBUR recently announced that Dan Guzman (C‘99) has been named senior producer of Morning Edition. In his new role, Dan will oversee all material and editorial content produced for Morning Edition by WBUR. “Dan is an exceptional journalist and a rising star here at WBUR, where he has already worked for several years and helped… Read More
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. Until August 2013, he worked in… Read More
“When you are completely in the moment of live radio, it seems like heroin”, so exclaimed the host of WBUR’s On Point, Tom Ashbrook. The journalist said his ideal is achieving “ecstatic insight” during his live two-hour radio program, distributed by NPR and airing in Boston from 10 a.m. – noon weekdays and repeated 7-9… Read More
COM professors sought for commentary recently include: Judith Austin Associate Professor, Communication Boston Business Journal, Hill Holliday gears up to pitch BofA (1/20/12) Fred Bayles Associate Professor, Journalism International Business Times, Romney’s Health Care Views Different From Obama, Republicans Say: Poll (1/26/12) Tobe Berkovitz Associate Professor, Advertising The Hill, Confident Obama struts his stuff (1/26/12)… Read More
In an ongoing tradition, WBUR’s “World of Ideas” program turned the mics over to Boston University students from last semester’s Advanced Radio Journalism class. In the hour-long program, students Chris Aliano, Scott Flaherty, Kathleen Davies, Tyler Murray, Amanda James, Marc Filippino, Vivian Ho, Jack Flagler and Aayesha Siddiqui contributed. [audioplayer file=”http://audio.wbur.org/storage/2011/05/worldofideas_0522.mp3″ image=”/com/files/ft/news-cms/photos/worldofideas.jpg”] Additional Links Broadcast… Read More
Prof. Douglas Starr took to the NPR airwaves to share some of his favorite new science journalism reads for the summer ahead. “I’ve got books in environment, computers, physics, medicine and porn,” Starr told Science Friday host Ira Flatow. [audioplayer file=”http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/totn/2011/05/20110520_totn_02.mp3″ image=”/com/files/2011/05/sciencefriday.jpg”] See the transcript at the NPR website.
Narrative Radio Journalism students wrote and produced stories exploring health and science for WBUR’s World of Ideas program on Dec. 27. Listen to the broadcast.
Narrative Radio Journalism students wrote and produced stories for WBUR’s World of Ideas program on May 16. The students were given the following assignment: Produce a story based on the theme ‘Transitions.’ As one might guess, the topics varied widely, ranging from expectant parents, to gender transitions, to female rabbis. The student contributors were as… Read More
COM broadcast journalism students won five top honors, more than any other college, in a New England regional student competition sponsored by the Associated Press. Topics included midwives, the violent protests at the G-20 summit in London, as well as the radio documentary “Made in Massachusetts”. Listen to the award-winning series “Made in Massachusetts“. Other… Read More