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Spotlight: Texas Student Television

Students learn directing, producing, camerawork and writing at the only student-run, FCC-licensed, digitally broadcasting college television station in the country. Working with a broadcast adviser, the student staff makes decisions about programming, use of equipment, marketing and production projects. To learn more, visit watchtstv.com.

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

March 5-10

South by Southwest, Austin's iconic multimedia conference, will feature a News & Journalism track. Sessions will explore "how news, journalism and analysis is dispersed, how it will be impacted by the future of technology and how this content will continue to inform and engage." Among the featured speakers are Nikole Hannah-Jones, a MacArthur fellow and New York Times reporter; David Farenthold, a Pulitzer-Prize Washington Post reporter, and Rowaida Abdelaziz, the HuffPost social media editor. SXSW, annually held during spring break, is March 9 through 18.

March 19

In the 2018 McGarr Symposium, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the recently retired publisher of The New York Times, will speak on the state of the news industry. Students as well as the general public are encouraged to attend: 1:30 p.m. Monday, Belo Center for New Media second-floor auditorium.

March 26

The 2018 Hearst Lecture will feature UT-Austin graduate, teacher, author and NBC News/Today Show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager. The event takes place from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Belo Center for New Media second-floor auditorium.

Impactful Research

Avery E. Holton and Logan Molyneux, who received their doctorates here, and Shannon C. McGregor, who will defend her dissertation this spring, are among the scholars lauded for their impact in social media research. Journalist's Resource, part of Harvard's Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, identified their work among "10 of the most important pieces of new research into digital and social media published in 2017."

Voces Oral History Teacher Workshop

Middle and high school teachers are invited to apply now through March 9. This workshop overviews the basics of oral history, taking a project from planning to dissemination, evoking insightful responses from interview subjects and confronting ethical issues.

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.