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 A. Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications

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A new "plug and play" computer lab

Kedzie 107 New Lab

A.Q. Miller School faculty, students and alumni dedicated the renovated Kedzie 107 writing and production lab on Monday, February 3. We recognized some generous donations from the College of Arts and Sciences and from a friend of the program, Steve Edgerley. The lab facility represents $35,000 of financial support.

Six takeaways from a day with Kansas City PR prosPRSSA Career Tours

K-State PRSSA recently traveled to Kansas City for career tours to network with industry professionals and tour area organizations. This guest post provides a round-up of
advice from PR professionals. 

Peter Loganbill’s “Let Me Hear It Media” pitch rises to the top of 190 entrepreneurial ideas  Peter Loganbill

Loganbill’s idea was chosen as one of the best at K-State’s annual Elevator Launch Pitch competition, where entrepreneurial ideas vie for scholarship money. He won a scholarship of almost $700. The idea, to give a platform to debate through a company he’d call Let Me Hear It Media, was one Loganbill had before even coming to K-State. He said he saw it as a way to have “difficult discussions, not just about politics, but about religion and other stuff, too.”

K-State PRSSA Chapter selected to participate in highly competitive mentorship programlogo-PRSSA

The Kansas State University Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) was selected as one of five Chapters nationwide to participate in the competitive Aspire Higher: Future Fellows Mentoring Program.

Changing the conversation about millennials and Gen Z

HeadshotK-State Journalism and Mass Communications student Grayson Gilbert, a sophomore from Tonganoxie, KS, recently represented the state of Kansas during conversations with industry executives in Milwaukee and Chicago through the National Millennial Community. 

Kansas Association of Broadcasters Annual Student Seminar 

KAB sponsors annually a Student Seminar for high school and college students who have an interest in pursuing a broadcast education and career. The 2019 Student Seminar is set for April 2 at the University of Kansas Student Union. It will include a half day of panels and round table discussions to acquaint students with the future of broadcasting, career opportunities, and the real world of broadcasting. There will also be a job fair for graduating college seniors. To read more details and to download a registration form go to: kab.net/Programs/StudentServices/AnnualStudentSeminar/

 

Monica Diaz participates in NNAF News Fellows program

Monica DiazMonica Diaz, K-State sophomore in journalism and mass communications, was among seven students selected from across the country to participate in the National Newspaper Association Foundation's News Fellows Program in Washington in mid-March. She was sponsored by the Kansas Press Association, and her mentors were Steve Haynes, president and publisher, Nor'West Newspapers, The Oberlin Herald, Oberlin, Kansas and Cynthia Haynes, publisher, The Oberlin Herald, Oberlin, Kansas.

JMC students participate in the 18th annual Developing Scholars Program Research Poster Symposium

Diaz Developing ScholarsMonica Diaz and Rafael Garcia, students in the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, participated in the 18th annual Developing Scholars Program Research Poster Symposium on April 15.

Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media: “Saving community journalism from the rising threat of news deserts”

Penelope (Penny) Muse Abernathy, a former executive at The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the University of North Carolina, delivered the 18th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media on April 11. Her lecture — "Saving community journalism from the rising threat of news deserts" — was April 11 at the Kansas State University Alumni Center. 

KSDB brings two awards back from the BIG APPLE

KSDB IBS Award 1The NYC IBS Conference 2018 awarded Kansas State University's college radio station Best Artist/Band Interview and Best Campus News Coverage on March 3. 

91.9 KSDB Manhattan were finalist for six Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) awards for the 2017-2018 year:

Students at KSDB-FM, K-State's student-run radio station, won first place in the 2017-2018 Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts

KSDBSteven Asper, Dylan Swoyer, and James Copeland won first place in the Sound Engineering and Production category for work on the "KSDB Classroom Series" with a recording of the band Gekko from Kansas City.

Documentary film "From the Ashes" to be screened at K-State Union

K-State students will have a chance to attend a special screening of the film "From the Ashes," a groundbreaking new documentary that goes beyond the rhetoric of the "war on coal," on Friday, March 9 at 6 p.m. in the Wildcat Chamber. 

Terry Schroff to be next guest speaker for "How I Landed My Job" series

The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications will host alumnus Terry Schroff as part of their "How I Landed My Job" series on Tues. Feb. 27 from 4-5 p.m. in the Kedzie Library. Schroff is founder and CEO of Quiet Light Communications, Inc. (QLC), a full-service integrated marketing communications agency specializing in the food and nutrition industry.

Media and Communications Meet-Up to be March 8

The Media and Communications Meet-Up, formerly called JMC Professionals Day, will be Thursday, March 8, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Berney Family Welcome Center great room.

Penny Abernathy to deliver 18th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media

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Penelope (Penny) Muse Abernathy, a former executive at The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times and Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics at the University of North Carolina, will deliver the 18th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media on April 11.

Three Director Candidates to give Presentations

Please join us as we welcome three candidates for the position of the director of the A.Q. Miller School. The candidates' presentations will detail their visions for the A.Q. Miller School.

Jan. 22, 2018 - 8:45am - Hemisphere Room, Hale Library

Jan. 24, 2018 - 8:45am - Hemisphere Room, Hale Library

Jan. 29, 2018 - 8:45am - Hemisphere Room, Hale Library

 

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