Adventures in Editing with National Geographic’s David Brindley

Even the editors at National Geographic magazine make copy-editing mistakes. David Brindley, managing editor for National Geographic, spoke with students and faculty Wednesday evening about the importance of thinking critically when it comes to copy editing. “It’s just thinking through things,” Brindley said. “Just thinking and being critical and having that critical eye of what you’re reading.” Brindley talked about […]

Thursday Wrap Up- Mass Comm Week Comes to an End

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication successfully hosted their annual Mass Communications Week. This event is a four-day conference that allows students to interact with professionals in their prospective fields and discuss issues, trends, and media careers. Today’s final events proved just as exciting with guest speakers from CNN, USA Today and Google, alumni and student panels, and various […]

Texas Tribune CEO discusses publication, future of journalism

Despite the popular belief that the journalism field offers a dwindling number of jobs, Texas Tribune’s CEO Evan Smith said he believes now is the most “optimistic and hopeful” time in the field. Journalism has exploded in the last few years, creating chaos in the industry, Smith said to students Tuesday morning in Centennial Hall as a part of a Mass Comm […]

Social Media Success & Why You Should Be Doing it Too!

Kerri Qunell, Non-Profit PR: Using Social Media to Spread the Message Video by Lindsey Schroeder Kerri Qunell, Vice President of Communications at Capital Area Food Bank, was skeptical about social media in the workplace. That is until she activated a Facebook account to support a local event. More than 80 people immediately befriended her, something that without the networking site […]