Tag: College of Communication

Professor Voices — Snapchat, Buzzfeed and Jeep win the Super Bowl ad game

Brands of all kinds launched advertisements for Super Bowl 50, an event watched by over 100 million Americans. Companies shelled out an average of $5 million per 30-second spot. Which ads were worth it? Which weren’t? Edward Boches, a Boston University College of Communication advertising professor and former partner, creative director, chief creative officer and […]

Boston University Journalism Students to Cover 2012 Olympic Games

CONTACT: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 or kjastive@bu.edu (Boston) – Student journalists from Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) have arrived in London to begin their local lens coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games for six New England news organizations. These 14 students will provide multimedia coverage, including videos, tweets and blog updates, from a newsroom set up in […]

Veteran NECN Anchor R.D. Sahl Joins BU Faculty

Long-time New England Cable News (NECN) anchor R. D. Sahl will join the journalism department at Boston University beginning in January 2011. Sahl, who brings to BU 40 years of broadcast journalism experience, will remain at NECN as a special contributor. “It’s been my privilege to be part of NECN for more than 13 years. This […]

Donald K. Wright Named Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations

Boston University today announced that it has named Donald K. Wright the Harold Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations. The appointment, effective for five years, was announced by Tom Fiedler, Dean of BU’s College of Communication (COM), who called Wright an internationally known professor, researcher and corporate communications consultant. Established in honor of Harold […]

MET Awarded Distance Learning Silver Medal

Metropolitan College’s Master of Science in Health Communication program was awarded a Silver Medal for best Practices in Distance Learning Programming by the United States Distance Learning Association.  The Health Communication program is taught in conjunction with the College of Communication.  MET Dean Jay Halfond said: “Our faculty and staff commit a substantial amount of […]