If you’re interested in the IMC Master’s Program, the 2009 IMC Weekend, May 29 and 30, is the perfect place to learn more about the industry and decide if the program is right for you.
Each year, two of the most popular events are the Keynote Address on Friday and the Breakout Sessions on Saturday. We are excited to announce our 2009 Keynote Speaker, Jeff James, Principal at Mythology. Jeff is a WVU alumnus who spent 14 years in marketing at Microsoft and FLX Corporation, as well founding Digital Fish, an early Internet marketing services pioneer for non-profits.
Two West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism seniors are sharing the news of the state Legislature with West Virginia residents this semester.
Missy Myers of Charleston and Justin Hough, a native of Fayetteville, are following and writing about the 2009 legislative session as part of the Office of Reference and Information Journalism Internship Program at the state Capitol.
Every Wednesday morning Deford brings timely and entertaining sports commentaries to NPR’s broad audience. He’s a senior contributing writer at Sports Illustrated and is a regular correspondent on the HBO show RealSports With Bryant Gumbel.
Deford’s been named sportswriter of the year six times by his peers and was named to the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters. So you might be surprised to learn that sports writing is not what Frank Deford set out to do.
School of Journalism, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences partner to offer minorStudents who love sports now have a new opportunity to get in on the action. Beginning this summer, the West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism and the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences are launching a minor in sport communication.
The minor – available to students outside the School of Journalism – prepares students to understand the business of sports and to work with athletes, the media, corporate sponsors and the public to effectively communicate their client’s message. Students will gain practical skills as professional communicators in the multibillion-dollar sports industry.