School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University

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2018 SJMC Awards Ceremony

We were so proud on Tuesday to honor many of our top students at the 2018 SJMC Awards Ceremony. Quita Culpepper of KVUE joined us as our first-ever Michael S. “Mike” George Lecture Speaker, … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Virtual reality class teaches students a new way to tell stories

By Kelly Newton, Journalism senior   A new virtual reality class at Texas State was born out of a passion for storytelling. Jon Zmikly designed it as a way … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Solutions Journalism: The guide dogs of journalism

By Shannon Sampson, Journalism major SAN MARCOS — Solutions Journalism is a tool for journalists to change the way that audiences absorb news by incorporating solutions into stories. Texas State … Continue reading

April 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Study in America: Parks edition

By Mikayla Jendrusch, Journalism senior For students wanting course credit and a change of scenery, Texas State University offers the chance to combine camping and hiking with journalism and … Continue reading

March 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

The making of an intern: How Nathalie Cohetero, an SJMC graduate, found her way

By John Hernandez, Journalism senior   Nathalie Cohetero is more than a 2017 SJMC alumna and the newly minted editorial intern at Community Impact: She’s a blueprint for job-seeking … Continue reading

March 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Student media wins 30 awards at annual statewide conference

The University Star, KTSW and Bobcat Update students recently won multiple awards during the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) annual conference held from March 21-24, 2018. The Texas Intercollegiate Press … Continue reading

March 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Social Media Week Austin

By Annabel Fidler, graduate student A few days before spring break, I attended Social Media Week Austin, held by Best Practice Media. In its second year, the groundbreaking media … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · Leave a comment