Ohio Journalist

Ohio Journalist 2007-08

The Ohio Journalist — The Challenge of Change

Story and Design by: Jen Evans, Andy Kane and Angie Weaver

(August 29, 2008) — New graduates and seasoned veterans try to drag the benefits of "old media" into a fast-changing industry


Change must be embraced

By Thomas Hodson

(August 29, 2008) — Some may argue change is a "concept."


Contents

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — School News, Faculty News, Alumni News


School Web site gets face-lift

By Cicely Gilbert

(August 29, 2008) — If you have not visited the E.W Scripps School of Journalism Web site recently, you might be pleasantly surprised by its top-to-bottom makeover.


Scrippster gets wrapped up in national politics

By Sarah Hatmaker

(August 29, 2008) — The 2008 presidential election is offering many Ohio Univeristy journalism students exceptional chances to observe the inner-workings of a national election, presidential campaign representatives, and hone their political-reporting skills.


J-School pushes new curriculum ideas

By Callista Conzett

(August 29, 2008) — In recent years, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism has made a number of curriculum changes that are better preparing students for careers in the constantly shifting field of journalism.


Writer Peter King speaks at Commencement

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — Peter King (BSJ — 79) is a senior writer at Sports illustrated, a football analyst for NBC Sports, and one the school's most famous working alumni.


New college building plan is taking shape

By Cicely Gilbert

(August 29, 2008) — The former Baker University building, once the vibrant center of campus, now sits vacant.


Scripps College receives $7.5 million gift from alumnus

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — The plan to build a new, all-inclusive building for the Scripps College of Communication recently received a major financial boost.


Journalism Day 2008

Compiled by Sarah Hatmaker

(August 29, 2008) — J-Day celebrates journalism heroes / Dozens given scholarships at J-Day banquet


More balls flying than hands to hold 'em

By Meryl Smith and Courtney Miller

(August 29, 2008) — Bust Scripps student learns the art of juggling multiple commitments


Ad club nabs national title

By Courtney Miller

(August 29, 2008) — The OU Ad Association has long competed in the annual National Student Advertising Competition.


Advertising student named Fulbright scholar

By Meryl Smith

(August 29, 2008) — "I just have a curiosity about the world and being able to understand it." — Matthew Sanchez, advertising management student who is one of nine OU students to win a 2007-08 Fulbright


Student bring coursework to life with Backdrop

By Courtney Miller

(August 29, 2008) — A small group of Ohio University undergraduates saw a void in the media landscape of Athens, so they drew from their classroom training to produce a new publication: the entirely student-produced Backdrop magazine, which premiered on campus on Feb. 25.


AWC members stride the business catwalk

By Meryl Smith

(August 29, 2008) — Knowing how to dress appropriately in a business professional atmosphere is a critical skill for students and recent graduates.


Students' football show wins Emmy awards

By Courtney Miller

(August 29, 2008) — Athens, Ohio may not have the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but it is still glittered with Emmy Award winners.


Washburn honored with Tankard Award

By Lindsey Srp

(August 29, 2008) — The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication honored Pro. Patrick Washburn with the 2007 Tankard Award at its annual conference in Washington, D.C., last August.


SHVP Mark Tatge brings his love for business writing to Scripps

By Lindsey Srp

(August 29, 2008) — Self-proclaimed "print-guy" Mark Tatge brings 30 years of experience in media to the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism as the 2007-2008 Scripps Howard Visiting Professional.


Scripps welcomes new faculty

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — For decades, the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism has taken pride in its instructors' prior professional experience.


Faculty News 2008

By Jimmy Smith

(August 29, 2008) — Frith wins HTC Distinguished Mentor Award / Prof. Dan Riffe accepts named professorship at UNC


In Press

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — Publications and presentations by faculty members of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism


Recent college grads face debt and doubt

By James Rice

(August 29, 2008) — The cost of living and school loans are surpassing the salaries of recent journalism grads


E.W. Scripps alumna honored as Teacher of the Year

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — For the third time in five years, an E.W. Scripps Ph.D graduate has brought honor and distinction to the school by winning the Journalism Teacher of the Year Award.


Covering the Pope? No worries, Just 'write it down.'

By Meredith Heagney

(August 29, 2008) — I didn't sleep the night before my flight to New York.


Class Notes Summer 2008

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — What are alumni doing now?


Post alumni check out paper's new digs

By Staff

(August 29, 2008) — About 100 Post staff members and alumni attended an all-day reunion May 17, which included a tour of the student newspaper's new offices in the Baker University Center.


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