Holly Wise speaks about solutions journalism in India and advice on researching newsworthy topics worldwide

By Zephanie Battle Zdb14@txstate.edu Holly Wise, Texas State journalism lecturer and journalist, joined Mass Comm Week 2018 from Karnataka, India, (via Skype) to highlight the effect of solutions journalism and how newsworthy topics can be found no matter where you live. As a Fulbright Scholar, Wise teaches classes, workshops and is often a guest speakerRead More

Media Entrepreneurs Need to Differentiate Themselves

SunLit Story Time co-founder Patrick Kelly told students Wednesday to differentiate themselves if they pursue an entrepreneurial media venture. “Focus your energy on what differentiates you. Outsource everything else,” he advised. Kelly and his wife, Susie, spoke to advertising and public relations classes at the Texas State Round Rock Campus about the Austin-based publishing and podcast companyRead More

Texas State alumni sit down with Dale Blasingame to talk about careers in web development

By Janessa Rutiaga — jmr297@txstate.edu Texas State University alumni sat down with professor Dale Blasingame during this year’s Mass Comm Week discussing their own experience working in the field of web development, and gave advice to current mass communication students. Alumni included Ashley Hebler of FANS 1st Media, Thomas Hodge of Sanders Wingo and KimberlyRead More