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Spotlight: Sports Documentary Class

Journalism majors Katerina Biancardi and Luke Hendry, above, produced "Limitless," a documentary video about the Austin Rec'ers, a youth wheelchair basketball team. The project was an assignment for J399T Documentaries for Sports, taught by journalism professors Kate Dawson and Kevin Robbins. Biancardi and Hendry each received the Arch Campbell scholarship to travel to Louisville and document the team's first experience at the National Wheelchair Basketball Association National Tournament. 

Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

A professional training and outreach program for journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean, and host of the annual International Symposium on Online Journalism.

Reporting Texas

The collection of courses, connected through a publishing website, immerses students in the realities of a professional newsroom.

VOCES Oral History Project

VOCES documents the contributions of U.S. Latinos and Latinas of the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War generations.

Texas Newswatch

The weekly television news program is reported and produced by students.

Dispatch 40

The site showcases student work in audio storytelling.

Texas Program in Sports & Media

This program, within the Moody College of Communication, supports events on issues of sports, media and society.

Texas Student Media

The umbrella organization oversees The Daily Texan, Texas Travesty, Cactus Yearbook, KVRX 91.7 FM, TSTV and other student media.


The FM stations, operated from the Moody College of Communication, are affiliates of National Public Radio.

What's Going On

Some of the school's events, and happenings in journalism

July applications

The School of Journalism is offering a paid internship with Sports Illustrated this fall in its New York office. Applicants need three samples of content, a resume and two letters of recommendation. Contact kathleen.mcelroy@austin.utexas.edu for more details. The deadline is July 25. The Center for Sports Communication & Media and the School of Journalism are sponsoring a live sports broadcasting boot camp for UT students Aug. 27-28 at the Belo Center for New Media. The boot camp, run by a sports media outlet that broadcasts high school events in Austin, is free, but space is limited. Applications are open through Aug. 3; click "July applications" (above) to apply.

Professor in NAHJ Hall of Fame

School of Journalism Professor Rosental Alves, described as a "leader in online journalism and connecting Latin America and the United States journalism," was selected to enter the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame. He joins Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriquez, the School of Journalism professor who entered the Hall in 2008. Alves and three other honorees will be honored during this year's NAHJ conference on July 21 in Miami.

KUT Wins 17 Broadcast Awards

KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR station, and “Texas Standard,” the daily radio news show of Texas, earned a combined 17 awards, including 11 first-place designations, from the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters (TAPB) in recognition of excellence and achievement in journalism. The awards, announced April 21, were earned in the Division A, large-market radio news category.

Voces Oral History Research Summer Institute

The weeklong institute (July 16-20) is for faculty and graduate students interested in using oral history in research. Instructors include scholars who have created their own oral history projects, have published widely using oral history and are leaders in oral history publishing and teaching.

Wanda Cash Endowment

Make a gift today to help establish a permanent legacy in honor of Wanda “Fluffy” Cash. The endowment will benefit students who otherwise couldn't afford out-of-town internships.

Alum Wins International Photography Grant

Graham Dickie, a Fall 2017 graduate, received the top student award in the Alexia Foundation Photography grant competition—an international contest for documentary photography. He will use the grant to continue his thesis on southern hip-hop.