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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.

KUT and KUTX

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

Sept. 19

NABJ and the School of Journalism will host a "Prepping for the Pros" workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 19 to help students with resumes and cover letters. The workshop will take place at the Belo Center for New Media at 7 p.m.

Sept. 22

Investigative Reporters and Editors is hosting a TV Watchdog Workshop at WFAA in Dallas on September 22. The day-long workshop costs $25 for students ($55 for professionals) and includes a year-long membership, which is normally $70.

Oct. 2

News Engagement Day is Tuesday, Oct. 2. This year, use the #NewsEngagementDay in posts about the news, and participate in the event's annual photo contest. News Engagement Day is organized by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. It was launched in 2014 and began as an initiative of 2013-2014 AEJMC president Paula Poindexter.

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 were 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.

50 Years of Agenda Setting

Ten scholars who have studied in the School of Journalism doctoral program participated in a July conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of agenda-setting research, an event held at the University of Colorado Boulder. The School of Journalism had the largest delegation at the 47-person conference, including Professor Emeritus Maxwell McCombs, who with Donald L. Shaw originated agenda setting theory in 1972.

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.