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Connor Fogal smiles for the camera while he wears an adaptive headset with a paintbrush attached to it at the middle of his face. Behind him is a cart with paints and a mural on a wall, which pictures Emerald Bay at sunset.
Faces of the Pack: Meet artist and advocate Connor Fogal

Painting with a brush attached to an adaptive headset, University faculty member creates a 35-foot-wide mural for the campus community

Dean Yun waving at a drone that is flying up above him in the middle of the Reynolds School atrium.
Reynolds School of Journalism looks back at the spring 2024 semester

Dean Yun recaps the highlights of the semester in the semester in review video

A group of students and faculty standing out in front of the Reynolds School building wearing matching Paris t-shirts.
Journalism students will travel to Paris to cover the 2024 Summer Olympics

Sixteen students and five faculty members from the Reynolds School will report on various Olympic events

Jayanti Sarkar accepting and award certificate from Todd Felts.
Reynolds School of Journalism students receive more than $178,000 in scholarships

Over 60 students were recognized at the annual Savitt Awards Banquet

Gianna Hearn holding a microphone up during an interview with a basketball coach.
Journalism alumna shares how she turned her passion for sports into a career

When an injury took Gianna Hearn (‘13) off the field, she set her sights on sports journalism

Zoe Malen, Madison Lloyd and Sophia Holm
Three journalism students win prestigious Hearst Awards

Students Zoe Malen, Madison Lloyd and Sophia Holm placed in the multimedia and audio categories

Four student scholarship recipients, each with a gold medal around their necks.
Journalism school hosts 59th Scripps Dinner and Lecture, honors four students with scholarships

Steven Waldman, founder and president of Rebuild Local News, was this year’s Scripps lecturer

Somebody wearing a bandana looks into the dense foliage of a rainforest.
Researchers and students gain new insights and make new connections in Panama

Student participants join researchers to support international conservation efforts

Ran Duan outside of her office
How can we best communicate science during tense times?

Journalism professor Ran Duan discusses fear, risk, and the finite pool of worry

Students from the Sagebrush and Insight Magazine tabling at a job fair.
Student media aim to be fully funded via student credit fee

Student media groups on campus hope to continue their legacy through a funding initiative in the upcoming ASUN election

Paromita Pain holding her book.
Understanding the impact of social media on LGBTQIA+ activism and protest

Professor Paromita Pain discusses her research on the complexities of cross-cultural LGBTQIA+ activism in the digital age

Conner Board on the news set at her station in Seattle
Journalism Alumna shares her path to becoming a TV news reporter

Conner Board (’16) shares experiences at the Reynolds School of Journalism that set her up for success after graduation

Six students stand in front of their temporary mural depicting a world map.
Journalism students launch public relations campaign for multicultural magazine

The Bateman Competition will host several events this month, including the installation of a temporary mural

Student and writing coach working together at a desk, reading a writing assignment on the student's laptop.
The Reynolds School pilots mentorship program with local professionals

Currently open to freshman, the Reynolds School’s Journalism Writing Center provides one-on-one coaching for journalistic writing assignments

Ashley Kissinger and Ben Lipman headshots side by side.
First Amendment Forum to explore Nevada’s news shield law, other protections for the press

Reynolds School of Journalism host a conversation with attorneys Ashley Kissinger and Ben Lipman on Feb. 26

Mckenzie Papa
Journalism alumna earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Mckenzie Papa is the 19th graduate of the Reynolds School of Journalism to earn the distinguished certification

Kim and John providing feedback to a student working on classwork.
Journalism students sharpen their newscast production skills alongside local pros

Local journalists Kim Burrows and John Linn teach a newscast production course that mimics the intensity of working in a real newsroom

Al Stavitsky standing in front of a green screen set with a large camera recording him in the foreground.
Reynolds School of Journalism recaps its fall 2023 semester

Al Stavitsky reflects on a semester full of student and faculty achievement for the last time under his deanship

Gi Yun
Gi Yun named next dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism

Following a national search, the eighth dean of the school has been selected

A group of students from the documentary filmmaking class and instructor Kari Barber on the red carpet.
Student films soar at annual documentary film festival

Reynolds School of Journalism students produced seven unique documentaries, which premiered on Dec. 13

Olive Giner
Journalism alumn earns distinguished certification in public relations

Giner is the newest University of Nevada, Reno graduate to acquire the certificate

Alfred Higginbotham
Reynolds School of Journalism centennial documentary now available to stream online

In honor of 100 years of journalism education at Nevada, the film was produced by Professor Kari Barber and a team of students

Jon Ralston
Reynolds School of Journalism to recognize Jon Ralston as 2023 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Ralston, a political journalist and founder and CEO of The Nevada Independent, will be honored during the school’s annual Robert Laxalt Distinguished Writer Program

Cove Carlson and Jaime Gonzalez-Aguirre
Journalism alumni awarded desired Certification in the Principles of Public Relations

Carlson and Gonzalez-Aguirre are the two newest graduates to obtain the achievement

Summer Origenes
An out of this world internship

Journalism student shares her experience as an intern for NASA

Michael Branch
Ask the Professor: How can tools from literature help us to better communicate science?

Professor Michael P. Branch shares five tips for better science communication

Melissa McClinton and Jayne Kennedy
Journalism professor’s film competes nationwide

Documentary reveals racism confronted by first African American female sportscaster, Jayne Kennedy

Kappa Tau Alpha president presenting a plaque to RSJ Professor Patrick File
Journalism professor named honor society’s outstanding adviser

Patrick File was honored by Kappa Tau Alpha, the national journalism honor society

Noelle Crooks sitting in a red velvet armchair leaning toward the camera.
Journalism alumna publishes debut novel

Noelle Crooks’ (’17) book “Under the Influence” was released this week

Professor Ran Duan
What is risk communication?

How can it be used to help people make informed decisions?

Dean Al Stavitsky standing in the gazebo on campus
Journalism Dean speaks at the Library of Congress

Dean Al Stavitsky spoke of the importance of preserving media history as part of the Radio Preservation Task Force

Boat floating over clear waters in Lake Tahoe
Is Lake Tahoe getting clearer? Students from the Hitchcock Project dive deeper

The Reynolds School of Journalism’s Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science created an in-depth, multimedia StoryMap on water clarity in the lake

Dean Al Stavitsky in his office
Reynolds School of Journalism looks back at its spring 2023 semester

Dean Al Stavitsky reflects on a remarkable semester of student and faculty achievement.

Alison Gaulden and Dean Al Stavitsky presenting an award to student Cove Carlson.
Journalism students honored at annual Savitt Awards, $2.5 million awarded in scholarships to date

The Reynolds School of Journalism recognized scholarship recipients, honor society inductees, and award winners

Nick Stewart, Jaedyn Young, and Joffea Burgos
Five journalism students win National Hearst Journalism Awards

Students Joffea Burgos, Kayla Crowley, Tara Fejfar, Nick Stewart, and Jaedyn Young placed among the top student journalists

Carl Bernstein speaking at a podium.
Carl Bernstein visits Reynolds School of Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize winner was honored at the 58th annual Scripps Lecture

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First Amendment Forum with Ike Bailey, “More Light, Less Heat”

The Reynolds School of Journalism to bring professor and journalist, Ike Bailey, to campus on April 12 to discuss freedom of expression on college campuses

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How are deepfakes dangerous?

Assistant Professor of Global Media Paromita Pain discusses how to identify deepfakes

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University of Nevada, Reno’s Cultural Diversity Committee publishes resource guide containing demographic data

Co-Chair Melissa McClinton discusses her work at the University, as well as the purpose of the committee and its resource guide

Headshot of Kevin Merida.
Journalism School to host Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times

Merida to discuss the future of news in a forum at the University of Nevada, Reno on March 6.

Headshot of Al Stavitsky.
Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Al Stavitsky to step down

Stavitsky will transition to a faculty role following his decorated tenure as Dean

President Sandoval sits to the left of Kari Barber and Al Stavitsky in a podcast recording room.
Sagebrushers ep. 11: Dean Al Stavitsky and Kari Barber

President Sandoval talks with Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Al Stavitsky and Associate Professor Kari Barber about 100 years of journalism education

Dean Al Stavitsky walking out of the RSJ dean's suite into the hallway.
The Reynolds School of Journalism reflects on its fall 2022 semester

Dean Al Stavitsky shares faculty and student successes from the past semester.

Deja Sonju headshot outdoors.
Journalism alumna earns coveted Certificate in the Principles of Public Relations

Sonju is the fifteenth University of Nevada, Reno graduate to achieve the distinction

A girl leaning up against a wall outdoors.
Meeting the moment

Third-year Journalism student Jaedyn Young discusses the importance of finding an internship that blends passion with learning.

A woman with grey hair being interviewed for the student documentary "From Caribou to KRBU"
Journey from the Comstock to Remote Alaska at annual Documentary Film Festival

Reynolds School of Journalism students will present five short documentaries on December 15.

A desert landscape during sunset.
KUNR Public Radio ranks highest in listenership in local market

The award-winning NPR-member station ranked first among multiple categories of Nielsen’s spring 2022 audience ratings

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Discover Science Podcast: Andrew Revkin on the state of journalism in the era of climate change

Graduate student Shelby Herbert leads a discussion between the renowned science journalist and professors Sudeep Chandra and Zeb Hogan.

A headshot of Beth Piatote in front of a green background.
School of Journalism presents Beth Piatote, 2022 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Writer, playwright and scholar of Indigenous literature and law to be recognized on Nov. 17

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University Libraries to host VR|AR Meet-Up Friday, Oct. 21, 3 p.m.

The Meet-Up is a convening of faculty, students, tech-lovers from eight different University departments presenting on research involving VR and/or AR technology

Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Alan Stavitsky smiles while holding a Hall of Fame award.
Journalism dean inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame

Dean Alan Stavitsky honored for his commitment to the broadcasting industry

A black and white photo of the 11-person first journalism class at the University of Nevada.
Reynolds School of Journalism celebrates 100 years of journalism at Nevada

The Centennial Celebration, which will feature a documentary screening, is set for October 26

A black and white photo of Maritza Perez standing in front of the U.S. Capitol building.
The heart work and hard work of a career in social justice

Journalism alumna Maritza Perez elected president of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Chloe Cross smiles and holds up a pass that says 2NEWS.
Balancing college and a career

Journalism student Chloe Cross gives her advice on managing classes and a full-time job

A headshot of Kelsey Fitzgerald smiling to camera.
Kelsey Fitzgerald joins the Reynolds School as a professor of science communication

Fitzgerald will instruct on science journalism and coordinate the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science

A headshot of Annie Wagner in front of a white background.
Journalism alumna Annie Wagner earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Fourteen University of Nevada, Reno students have achieved the public relations distinction

A headshot of Dr. Paromita Pain.
Sharing global LGBTQIA+ perspectives on media

Journalism professor examines social media’s impact on LGBTQIA+ activism

A headshot of Taylor Johnson in front of a business lobby.
Journalism alumna shining the light of truth through reporting

Taylor Johnson is working as a summer equality intern at Bloomberg

A headshot of Mark Maynard in front of a green nature background.
Journalism graduate student chosen as an artist-in-resident in national park residency program

Mark Maynard will spend two weeks in the Great Basin National Park documenting stories and artifacts from travelers

A headshot of Brian Duggan
KUNR announces new general manager

Reynolds School alumnus Brian Duggan will bring his extensive media experience to the role this August

Madeline Potts stands in front of a blue and purple wall wearing pink Disney mouse ears and holding her arms out to the side.
Journalism alumna follows her passion to work for Disney

Madeline Potts stayed persistent and overcame rejection to land her dream job

On the left is a picture of Faith Evans in front of a brick wall wearing graduation sash. On the right is Alina Croft in front of an autumnal tree.
Journalism students earn national award for global multimedia project

Alina Croft and Faith Evans win a Hearst Journalism Award

A black and white photo of Guy Clifton holding up a newspaper with a Mark Twain impersonator.
Long-time journalist and history buff honored as a Distinguished Nevadan

Guy Clifton to be recognized by President Sandoval during Spring Commencement

Catherine Schofield stands in front of pink flowers and smiles to camera.
Catherine Schofield named Reynolds School Spring 2022 Senior Scholar

Journalism student uses passion for media to achieve academic success

A collage of photos of (from left to right) Andrew Mendez, Bryan Hofmann, Jarrette Werk and Kennedy Vincent.
Journalism students win five national Hearst Journalism Awards

Andrew Mendez, Bryan Hofmann, Jarrette Werk and Kennedy Vincent earn top spots in the competition

A headshot of Alan Stavitsky smiling to camera.
Journalism dean to be inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters’ Hall of Fame

Alan Stavitsky will be honored during the association’s 26th annual Hall of Fame Gala

Brooke Hess kayaking in a blue kayak in a river near a white water rapid.
Journalism alumna’s thousand-mile journey to save the salmon

Brooke Hess is combining her love of science and writing for The Grand Salmon Project

Reynolds School of Journalism Dean Alan Stavitsky stands next to Kristen Go as she smiles while wearing the cowboy hat.
Pulitzer Prize winner Kristen Go speaks at Reynolds School of Journalism’s 57th Annual Scripps Dinner

Kristen Go was part of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning team for breaking news at The Denver Post in 2000

An illustration of a boy with the letter "Z" on his chest standing on the top of a green castle and holding a sword above his head.
A story of love and loss told through animation

Journalism professor creates short documentary film and VR experience to bring awareness to grief

The backs of a few peoples' heads watching a screen that shows a man sitting on a box with his head in his hand.
University filmmakers shared stories of Reno during Shorts Film Festival

Our Town Reno held the event to showcase local filmmaking

A close-up headshot of Katie Hutchings in front of a grey background
How innovative thinking led to a dream job in the film industry

Journalism alumna Katie Hutchings' journey to VP of marketing for Skydance Media

Dania Maldonado holds up peace signs with her fingers and stands behind a table with a sign on it that says "Does representation matter?"
Writing for representation: Vibrant Voices

Journalism student establishes a club to advocate for underrepresented groups

A close-up headshot of Dr. Todd Felts in front of a grey background
Journalism professor honored for his work championing the LGBTQ+ community

Todd Felts awarded Board Member of the Year by The Human Service Network

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University of Nevada, Reno receives grants from Nevada Humanities for 2022

Museum, history, indigenous peoples, documentary projects benefit community

Lukas Eggen smiles to camera in front of a black background.
Journalism alumnus recognized in The Game Awards Future Class

Lukas Eggen shares what made his gaming podcast level up

Liv Moore smiles to camera in front of a white background
Journalism alumna recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30

Liv Moore joins the prestigious list for her work in documentaries and music strategy

Ashlyn Rodgers smiles in front of a brick wall that is covered with autumnal leaves
Ashlyn Rodgers named Reynolds School Fall 2021 Senior Scholar

Rodgers’ passion for journalism and education led to academic success

An illustration of the Reno skyline with a film camera projecting light on to it.
University journalism students share Reno’s untold stories during documentary film festival Dec. 9

Reynolds School holds 7th annual event on University campus

A neon sign of two cowboys standing next to each other in red and green light in front of a black background.
Illuminating Nevada’s history with virtual reality

Journalism alumna gives classic Nevada neon signs a new life

Benjamin Engel stands in front of the University of Nevada, Reno's Morrill Hall building in his graduation robe.
Journalism alumnus earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Thirteen University of Nevada, Reno students have achieved the public relations distinction

A university student looks at a computer with faculty member Paromita Pain talking to her in the Reynolds School reading room.
Stopping the spread of misinformation in India

University faculty receive international grant to train journalists and students on fact-checking

A woman wearing a University of Nevada, Reno t-shirt smiles to the camera while holding a light in front of a yellow background.
Lights, camera, production – New film emphasis in the School of Journalism

Students can now specialize in film and media production at the Reynolds School

Frank Mullen
School of Journalism presents Frank X. Mullen as 2021 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Award-winning journalist, author and actor recognized on Nov. 4

Alan Stavitsky
Journalism dean becomes president of national journalism association

Alan Stavitsky assumes leadership of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication

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Nevada Humanities with KUNR & Noticiero Movil to host online conversation Learning How to Listen

Virtual discussion on October 13, 2021 complements KUNR & Noticiero Movil One Small Step program

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Talk and panel on “Local News Matters” Oct. 19 at Nevada Museum of Art

School of Journalism hosts event featuring Colorado Sun Editor Larry Ryckman

Andrew Mendez records voiceover in an audio studio at KUNR.
KUNR wins national Murrow Award for excellence in diversity, equity and inclusion

Station recognized for bilingual pandemic coverage produced in partnership with Noticiero Móvil and This is Reno

A student holding a TV camera, wearing a headset and smiling.
5 great careers for journalism majors

A degree in journalism is a practical and versatile major -- a degree that can get you a job just about anywhere.

Alison Gaulden
Journalism lecturer inducted into PRSA College of Fellows Class of 2021

Alison Gaulden earns highest distinction in the public relations industry

A detailed section of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama
Journalism professor emeritus turns one of the oldest forms of immersive media into virtual reality

The “Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama” VR experience launches 158 years after the turning point battle

 Dos participantes posan frente a una pared blanca.
La radio pública KUNR y Noticiero Móvil invitan a la comunidad a dar sus distintos puntos de vista a través de charlas

El norte de Nevada y el este de California es la primera zona del país en realizar las charlas de la iniciativa One Small Step en inglés y en español

A man and a woman post on a black backdrop. The image is gray scale with a blue filter over the top. The filter is removed on both of the faces of the man and woman.
KUNR Public Radio and Noticiero Móvil invite participants with differing views to connect through conversation

Northern Nevada becomes the first location to host One Small Step conversations in English and Spanish

President Brian Sandoval and Dean Al Stavitsky stand in regalia on the stage at the University of Nevada, Reno commencement.
Reynolds School Spring 2021 Semester in Review

Dean Al Stavitsky shares journalism faculty and student accomplishments from the past semester.

Nevada desert at sunset.
KUNR and partner organizations win three regional Murrow Awards

Public radio station on campus recognized for bilingual pandemic coverage, hard news and sports reporting

Faith Evans
Faith Evans named Reynolds School Spring 2021 Senior Scholar

Lifelong journalism student earns prestigious honor after achieving a 4.0 GPA

Heather Ernst surfing in the ocean.
Journalism alumna rekindles love for writing after learning how to surf

Heather Ernst publishes her experience in WMNSurfMag

Rebecca Leroux
Journalism alumna tells dynamic stories locally and internationally

Rebecca Leroux’s video production companies support storytelling in California, Utah and Africa

A grad student interviews a community member who lives on the river.
Our Town Reno marks five years of street reporting in Reno

Journalism school’s initiative focuses on those affected by the affordable housing crisis

Gregory Magarian
Online event examines the relationship between free speech and firearms

School of Journalism hosts its 2021 First Amendment Forum on April 20

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Our Town Reno hosts community conversation about houselessness in Reno on April 13

Panelists will include the formerly unhoused, advocates and an elected official

Students, EFF's Dave Maass, RSJ Professor Gi Yun and RSJ Dean Al Stavitsky smile in individual Zoom screens.
Atlas of Surveillance honored with award for advancing public’s right to know about police spying

EFF's partnership with School of Journalism helps collect data about police surveillance

Dean Alan Stavitsky
Journalism dean named finalist for Administrator of the Year

Dean Alan Stavitsky recognized in the 68th Scripps Howard Awards competition

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Journalism faculty member and student win top awards at BEA Festival of Media Arts

Dr. Myrton Running Wolf and Vanessa Ribeiro receive national recognition for narrative video and sound engineering

A group of South Korean students pose with Dean Stavitsky behind the anchor desk in the Reynolds Media Lab.
Journalism school’s International Institute covers the world’s largest electronics show

South Korean students take on a unique opportunity during the pandemic

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Reynolds School alumna and student earn Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Twelve University students have achieved public relations distinction

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Three faculty granted tenure in the Reynolds School of Journalism

Birkinbine, Crosswell and File promoted to associate professor on July 1, 2021

A group of Reynolds School students smile on individual Zoom screens.
Reynolds School Fall 2020 Semester in Review

Dean Al Stavitsky shares journalism faculty and student accomplishments from the past semester.

Ben Engel holds a camera up and looks through it in front of a blurred greenery background.
“Pandemic Performers”: a visual story

Journalism student documents four artists navigating the pandemic

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University’s student filmmakers to hold virtual film festival Dec. 11

School of Journalism’s sixth annual Student Documentary Film Festival airs on Facebook Live

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University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 9 graduates with top grade-point average

A headshot of Tamara Snight standing in front of a park wearing a black graduation gown and smiling to camera.
Tamara Snight named Reynolds School Fall 2020 Senior Scholar

Snight hopes to follow her passion for strategic communications into a successful career

Tsanavi Spoonhunter stands in front of a forest backdrop wearing a Native American beaded collar.
Changing representation through documentary film

Journalism alumna Tsanavi Spoonhunter chronicles one tribe’s fight for food sovereignty in short documentary

Caesar Andrews poses in a classroom
Journalism professor appointed to inaugural board of influential professional diversity forum

Caesar Andrews elected to the Journal-isms Inc. Board of Directors

Luiza Vieira holds a camera to her face in front of a beach with greenery and the sky in the backdrop.
Reynolds School alumna on covering the environment and education in Brazil

Journalist Luiza Vieira reflects on her journey and making meaningful stories

Wanda Lloyd smiles to camera in front of a grassy backdrop.
Author and former top editor Wanda Lloyd to speak at virtual forum next week

Free event Oct. 12 to focus on Lloyd’s memoir “COMING FULL CIRCLE” and diversity in the media industry

Tim Robb sits in a studio being filmed for an interview.
Reynolds School alum joins the fight against COVID-19

Tim Robb works to protect Nevadans with the new app, COVID Trace

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Reynolds School alumna and minor earn their Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Eighth and ninth students from the University of Nevada, Reno achieve public relations distinction

Students pose with local Latino bakers inside a bakery in northern Nevada.
Noticiero Móvil celebrates fifth anniversary

Student-run multimedia news outlet provides Spanish and English content for Reno’s diverse community

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Melissa McClinton joins the Reynolds School as an assistant professor of video production and immersive media

McClinton is a film director, television producer and journalist

James Rutter poses in his home.
Journalism alumnus pursues copywriting in New York City

A Reynolds School graduate’s unlikely path to making it on the East Coast

The PRSSA board members pose in the Linn Reading Room of the Reynolds School of Journalism
PRSSA Nevada recognized for year’s accomplishments with National Star Chapter Award

Student public relations organization receives award despite challenges from COVID-19

Rachel Gattuso
Reynolds School alumna uses public relations agency to create social change

Gattuso Coalition works with local nonprofits dedicated to worthy causes

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EFF and Reynolds School launch largest-ever collection of searchable data on police use of surveillance technologies

Atlas of Surveillance shines light on deployment of cameras, drones and more

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Mind your social media manners

University professors examine how social media platforms can be used for constructive conversation

Cambria Roth poses in the office.
A journalism job search during COVID-19

Reynolds School alumna secures contract position at HuffPost

Dean Al Stavitsky stands in front of a white backdrop.
Reynolds School Spring 2020 Semester in Review

Learn about faculty and student achievements during COVID-19

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Researchers work to preserve neon signs in Northern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno, National Historical Society and UNLV awarded grant to digitally archive area’s iconic history

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Public relations and advertising competitions during a pandemic

Reynolds School’s Bateman and NSAC teams transition to online campaigns

Katie Grinsell
Katie Grinsell named Reynolds School Spring 2020 Senior Scholar

Journalism student follows passion for visual communication

People ride on horses in an arena during the presentation of colors.
Student documentary recognized as Webby Award People’s Voice Winner

Journalism students win student video category for “Rainbow Rodeo”

Sudhiti Naskar
Art still matters; covering non-essential communities

Even the art community is impacted by COVID-19

Robert Apiyo, also known as Prince Nesta, sitting in front of a computer and sound mixer.
Reynolds School alumnus wins BEA top paper in audio media division

Prince Nesta recognized for research about impact of podcasting on the changing African narrative

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Hitchcock Project provides additional support for KUNR COVID-19 reporting

Reporters produce more day-to-day coverage about coronavirus and its impact locally

Reynolds School of Journalism faculty pose in the school's atrium.
School of Journalism earns reaccreditation status from ACEJMC

Reynolds School is one of only 117 accredited journalism schools

Dr. Myrton Running sits on the beach in Santa Monica.
Building trust between Native American communities and educational institutions

Journalism professor responds about how to address contemporary issues faced by local tribes

Student reporter from the Nevada Sagebrush interviews ASUN President Dominique Hall.
Student media provides COVID-19 coverage

Despite closed campuses and social isolation, student media is continuing to keep their community and campus informed

Claudia Cruz speaking to the camera from her apartment
Silver Linings with Claudia Cruz

The internship director for the Reynolds School of Journalism offers advice for students: learn new skills and update your résumé

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You are worth more than you think

Combating impostor syndrome in professional and personal life

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Efforts to building a more accountable government

Journalism professor and group of transparency advocates start coalition to shine light on open government

Student reporter Jayden Perez
Three weeks in

Journalism students’ work featured on national news

Ricardo Lopez sitting at a table with a cup of coffee and his laptop
Politics, business and film: The career of a Reynolds School alumnus

Journalism graduate moves from California to Minnesota to cover state politics.

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Protecting public records requesters

Journalism professor and graduate student research similarity between SLAPP suits and lawsuits against record requesters

Alex Newman holds a microphone near a small pig.
Multimedia as a form of journalism

Reynolds School alumna reflects on the beauty of storytelling through visual communications

Rainshadow Community Charter High School school sign outdoors in winter.
Journalism professor wins Best Nevada Filmmaker from state’s largest film festival

Kari Barber’s “Rainshadow” documentary shares story of Nevada high school for at-risk students

Man holds sign that reads "soldiers' liberation front"
Five decades later, the Howard Goldbaum Collection

University journalism professor honored by his alma mater for his student photography work

Five university alumni pose in front of a stadium tunnel at the College Football Playoff.
Journalism alumni provide social media expertise for the College Football Playoff

Former Nevada Athletics interns share another moment together while working at the CFP National Championship

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Faces of the Pack: University alumna receives Fulbright Student Scholar Grant

Natalie Van Hoozer travels abroad to Argentina to pursue passion for connecting Spanish- and English-speaking communities

We the People document, American flag and quill pen
Nevada Humanities presents ‘The Constitution: What it Means to Me’ salon in Reno

University faculty moderate, provide expertise at free MidTown event

Two people sit on a bench outside. The woman on the right records the man on the left with her phone.
Condemning hate and bias with student journalism

Reynolds School students bring awareness to issues that are often overlooked

A man stands in front of an infinity wall in a video studio.
Reynolds School Fall 2019 Semester in Review

Learn about the faculty and student accomplishments this past semester.

A man poses indoors.
Journalism alumnus relies on writing portfolio to land job at IndieWire

Reynolds School grad offers advice about entering the entertainment industry as a reporter

A faculty member and student pose in front of the Reynolds School of Journalism
Emily MacDiarmid named Reynolds School Fall 2019 Senior Scholar

Reno native found her passion for storytelling in her mother's salon

Two men sit across from each other in a podcasting studio.
Reynolds School helps students turn podcasting into a career

Podcasting becomes an increasingly popular media format for Americans

A group of students and faculty pose for a picture indoors wearing regalia.
Reynolds School of Journalism graduates more than 30 students this fall

Graduates, family and friends celebrate students’ success during reception

A woman poses indoors.
Reynolds School alumna earns Certificate in Principles of Public Relations

Lizbeth Alvarez is the seventh University graduate to complete the certification

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A desire to support the community leads to a career change

Reynolds School alumna moves from digital marketing to work for Vegas Strong

A group of KUNR staff pose outdoors.
KUNR selected to host Report for America journalist

Reporter will focus on Northern Nevada education stories in English and Spanish

A woman speaks into a microphone on stage with another woman sitting nearby.
Long-form journalism from inside a camper van

Author and journalist Jessica Bruder speaks as 2019 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Three women sit in a computer lab and laugh together.
Navigating through your internships

How internships are foundational for a successful career

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How one journalism student reports on Latinx family and culture

Speaking Spanish helps sophomore Andrew Mendez feel more connected

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Reynolds School graduate alumna wins EDAWN award

Double Scoop arts publication wins microenterprise business of the year award

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Recap: Communicating Science in a Divided Society

Expert panelists discuss issues that come with communicating science during the Hitchcock Project panel

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Author & journalist Jessica Bruder honored by Laxalt Distinguished Writers Program

Bruder to speak about her work at the University of Nevada, Reno on Nov. 18

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From the student newsroom to the city newsroom

Reynolds School alumnus shows that one of the most valuable experiences in one's career is during college.

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"Is Privacy Over?" forum features David Carroll

Subject of "The Great Hack" film discusses privacy rights during Reynolds School event.

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Noticiero Móvil: Elevando las voces de nuestra comunidad

Reynolds School student-run bilingual news outlet celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting its storytelling efforts.

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Panel of experts discuss "Communicating Science in a Divided Society"

School of Journalism holds launch event for the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science Oct. 21

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David Carroll, subject of “The Great Hack” film, feature of noon forum

Carroll will speak about personal and public privacy trends and concerns at the University Oct. 16

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EFF partnership with School of Journalism launches "Atlas of Surveillance"

New report finds border communities inundated with surveillance technologies

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Addressing the opioid epidemic with film

Reynolds School alumnus and team win Emmy Award for best documentary

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Holding government accountable with public records reporting

School of Journalism offers a one-credit course to train students on the Freedom of Information Act

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Claudia Cruz joins the Reynolds School as director of internships and experiential learning

Newest journalism faculty member previously worked as a Spanish-language technology reporter for CNET en Español.

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Digital marketing in New York City

Reynolds School alumna finds love for project management of national brands

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PRSSA Nevada receives national Star Chapter Award for year’s efforts

University’s student public relations organization recognized for programming, high school outreach and pro-bono work.

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Using storytelling to empower and educate

Reynolds School alumna shares her experience reporting on the western region.

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Misinformation about science can be dangerous; teaching scientists to be better communicators can help

Reynolds School offers one-credit course to students as part of The Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science.

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Using visual communication to mitigate climate change

Reynolds School professor wins top faculty paper in environmental communication at International Communication Association conference.

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Teacher, lawyer, advocate: Reynolds School alum helps underrepresented communities

Maritza Perez, spring 2019 commencement speaker, works as a senior policy analyst advocating for criminal justice reform and civil rights

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KUNR wins National Murrow Award for excellence in innovation

The public radio station is recognized for bilingual programming produced in partnership with the Reynolds School.

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From Momenta to movies and more

Reynolds senior participated in the Momenta Workshop in February 2019, taking a series of photographs for the L.A. Corps

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Recapping the Reynolds School's spring 2019 semester

Learn about student and faculty accomplishments and events in the semester in review video.

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University’s School of Journalism wins 2019 AEJMC Equity & Diversity Award

Reynolds School recognized for commitment to inclusive-learning community

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Journalism professor elected to board of national association of business journalists

Alan Deutschman joins the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing board of governors.

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Reynolds School's graduation reception celebrates spring 2019 graduating class

More than 100 students graduate from the journalism school, the largest class in its history.

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Spring Commencement 2019: 'Catch your breath for a moment ... but don't stop'

Record number of degrees, 3,201, conferred during University's 129th Commencement

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“He’s just fearless.” Daniel Lindbergh Lang named Spring 2019 Senior Scholar

Daniel L. Lang let his Chinese heritage and Catholic religion inspire him to excel at the Reynolds School of Journalism

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KUNR Public Radio in Reno joins Mountain West News Bureau

Collaboration expands regional news coverage.

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Dr. Todd Felts wins 2019 Distinguished Outreach Faculty award

Reynolds School assistant professor recognized for decade of outreach efforts at University and in local community.

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Reynolds School Bateman and IMC teams shine in national student competitions

Students gain real-world experience creating a strategic communications campaigns for national clients.

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Annual Savitt Awards Banquet celebrates student and faculty achievements

The Reynolds School of Journalism recognizes scholarship recipients, honor society students and award winners.

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Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

Community-based undergraduate researchers join with faculty mentors to explore problems and offer understanding and ideas to make a difference

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Reynolds School professor's documentary on all-black towns premieres on PBS

Kari Barber's documentary, "Struggle and Hope," follows all-black towns in Oklahoma.

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First Amendment forum brings up questions of libel in the wake of "fake news"

Jane Kirtley visited the university to discuss the history of libel and what criticism of NYT v. Sullivan means for the future of journalism.

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Award-winning science reporter Kathleen Masterson joins the Reynolds School as a Reynolds professor of science communication

Masterson will work with the Hitchcock Project for Visualizing Science to launch a podcast and online magazine.

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KUNR wins three regional Murrow awards, including best news series

Reynolds School students, alumni contribute to affordable housing news series, “Priced Out.”

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Next Generation Radio Nevada prepares students for fast-paced multimedia newsrooms

Week-long program emphasizes learning through mentorship and guidance — a rare and exciting opportunity for student journalists.

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First Amendment Forum speaker to discuss past, present and future of libel in America

Third annual Reynolds School of Journalism event held April 23 at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Faces of the Pack: Jordan Cosselman and Savannah Urcioli place second at the NPDA Debate

Two female students accomplish great feats both personally and professionally as partners in the Nevada Debate Union, recognized as ASUN Club of the year

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How to ask for a letter of recommendation

Use these skills for your next round of internship or job applications

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Reynolds School of Journalism hosts 55th Annual Scripps Dinner with Pulitzer-Prize winner Leonard Pitts Jr.

Leonard Pitts Jr. was awarded a Pulitzer for commentary in 2004 for his column in the Miami Herald.

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How to survive multimedia finals

It takes preparation and time management, but with a few tips and tricks, you can manage all of your final projects this semester and beyond.

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Up, up and beyond

Former Reynolds School of Journalism student proves success is about building relationships.

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Reynolds professor wins best in festival for his drone photography

Howard Goldbaum receives award at Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts for virtual reality work.

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RSJ alumnus awarded at international film festival for his documentary “Dreamer”

Jordan Berns wins the Vincentian Prize for Social Impact at the Big Shoulders International Student Film Festival.

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JFIT: Where are they now?

Students from the first JFIT class share how the program benefited them.

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Two classes. Two documentaries. One incredible collaboration.

Two classes inside the Reynolds School of Journalism came together in an unexpected way during last fall.

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Five questions you should (and shouldn't) ask your professors

Yes, you do actually have to talk your professors outside of class if you want to get ahead.

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Dave Maass joins the Reynolds School as visiting professor of media technology

Maass will teach alongside Dr. Gi Woong Yun in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Recap: From Privilege to Progress

Panel features two women who witnessed racism inside a Philadelphia Starbucks.

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Ran Duan joins the Reynolds School as visiting assistant professor of environmental communication

Dr. Duan will be teaching visual communication.

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Students Create PSAs for Creative Solutions Class

Students presented their public service announcements to a panel of industry professionals.

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Following the smoke trail

Reynolds School alumna reports on the California Camp Fire.

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Fall 2018 Semester in Review video

Join the Reynolds School of Journalism as we take a look back at this fall semester!

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Caitlin Rierson named Fall 2018 Senior Scholar

Rierson's inspiration to become a journalist came from "Sabrina the Teenage Witch."

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Reno residents living on the river to share their stories at Brodhead Park on Dec. 21

Our Town Reno Live event “Who Does the River Belong To?” to give a voice to displaced community members

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Photos: Fall 2018 Graduation Reception

Congrats to the class of 2018!

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Networking: The essential tool for success

The connections you make now could pay off later.

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Two Reynolds School graduates earn Certification in Principles of Public Relations

Ackerman and Boorman become third and fourth alumni to earn the distinction

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A conversation with 2018 Laxalt Distinguished Writer Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan spoke with Professor Alan Deutschman about his career.

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Award-winning author, journalist Timothy Egan honored by Laxalt Distinguished Writers Program

Egan to speak about his life and works at the University of Nevada, Reno and Sundance Books and Music on Nov. 27

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Passion for public service

ASUN President is invested in serving her community if whatever way possible.

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Reynolds School professor begins a conversation about real solutions for diversity

Myrton Running Wolf believes diversity issues need to be discussed and addressed, not just acknowledged.

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College of Engineering announces big data minor

The interdisciplinary minor has valuable skills that local businesses need

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Reno motel residents to share their stories at the Desert Rose Inn on Nov. 1

Our Town Reno Live event “Who Does the City Belong To?” to give a voice to displaced community members

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The relationship between the media and health information

A recap of "Why Facts Matter: Personal Health, Media and Public Trust."

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Reynolds School of Journalism joins Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows Program

Journalism graduate program offers assistantships to returning Peace Corps volunteers

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Passion for football leads to career as a sports broadcaster

Alumnus Alex Stewart reflects on his love for football, gives advice to students in sports broadcast field.

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What makes good graphic design?

Professor Katherine Hepworth discusses how people can recognize good design.

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Working on Oscar and Emmy award campaigns at Netflix

Reynolds School alum Liv Moore works with the Netflix Awards team.

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Storytelling, leadership building inspire students to create change in their communities

Reynolds School of Journalism works with Algerian Youth Leadership Program

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D. Paromita Pain joins the Reynolds School as assistant professor of global media studies

Professor Pain will explore emerging newsroom practice concerns in a global context.

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Is advertising manipulative?

Professor Laura Crosswell breaks down strategies some advertisers use to mislead consumers to sell their products

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Reporting for daily radio news in New York City

Reynolds School alumnus shares his journey of getting a job at WNYC's The Takeaway.

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NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

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University of Nevada, Reno professors win national grant to launch live journalism events

Reynolds School of Journalism and KUNR to share stories of Reno's homeless population this fall

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Reynolds School of Journalism receives national award for innovation

Online News Association honors school's bilingual media initiatives

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Journalism students celebrate culture through student newsrooms and fellowships in Miami

Karina Gonzalez and Jarrette Werk share stories of Latino and indigenous people at national conferences

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Starting podcasts allows Reynolds School students to tell unique stories and explore their passions

There are a plethora of student-led podcasts to listen to.

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KUNR wins national Murrow Award for best sports reporting

Reynolds School alumna Stephanie Serrano awarded for her student reporting of Reno 1868 FC

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Dr. Gi Woong Yun to research lack of data regarding minority businesses in northern Nevada

Dr. Yun received a Google Research Award earlier this year for his work determining why businesses owned or managed by minorities are underrepresented in Google Maps.

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Think about tech: Reynolds School alumna reminds journalism grads to look for careers in technology industries

RSJ students aren't limited to news organizations or public relations agencies.

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Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

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Student transfers to Reynolds School, excited to study visual communications

Courtney Krause chose the Reynolds School because she wanted to find a graphic design major.

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Reynolds School of Journalism Spring 2018 Semester Review video

A highlight of the achievements of students and faculty, events that took place and other happenings in spring 2018.

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NPR 2018 Boot camp spotlight: Meet the next generation of journalists.

Seven journalism students have been selected for this year's Next Generation Radio boot camp.

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What is virtual reality's role in the future?

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at the Reynolds School of Journalism Howard Goldbaum discusses the future of VR

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Spring class of 2018 rings in commencement with grad reception, words of wisdom

Another year, another generation of graduates entering the professional field.

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Frank McCulloch, a towering figure in American journalism, passes away

The 1941 graduate of the University showed all American journalists the path in war, and in peacetime

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Journalism, business students create winning campaign by keeping it real

University students team up to win district integrated marketing communications competition

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Student-professor comedic banter turns into podcast highlighting media

A heated debate about a 1980's alien movie sparked an idea for a podcast.

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Reynolds School alumnus receives highest award given to public university educators

The Missouri Governor's Award for Excellence in Education is the highest award given to Missouri public university educators.

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McCulloch, Anderson Bock named Distinguished Nevadans

Legendary journalism grad and transformational figure in tourism industry to be honored at Commencement

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Cybersecurity Center works to protect Nevada industry, individuals from cyber threats

University uses interdisciplinary, holistic approach to finding solutions

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Natalie Van Hoozer named Spring 2018 Senior Scholar

Van Hoozer will graduate with a major in both journalism and Spanish in the honors program.

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2018 Savitt Awards Banquet honors scholarship recipients, outstanding students

The Reynolds School's yearly awards banquet features incredible work and the students behind it.

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Reynolds School alumni give tips to become a successful freelancer

These RSJ alums help you make that side-hustle actually work.

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Can they do that? Second Annual First Amendment Forum seeks answers.

Professor Patrick File lead a community conversation about growing concerns around press freedoms.

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What's the difference between public radio and community radio?

Donica Mensing, associate dean at the Reynolds School of Journalism, looks at the similarities and differences between types of radio

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Five University professors set to teach abroad in 2018-19

More than 100 faculty over the years have taught overseas for USAC

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Reynolds School professors give advice on the many stages of the post-graduation job search

It's so much more than a job application.

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Reynolds School seniors host Creating HerStory: A women in journalism summit

The inaugural event focuses on empowering young women in media

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Vanessa Vancour named to ONA Mentorship Collaborative leadership team

Professor and Noticiero Móvil editor to help lead national mentorship initiative

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Award-winning news anchor Maria Hinojosa on campus April 10

Topics of free, evening talk to include immigration, politics, Latinos in the media and more

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How to make LinkedIn work for journalism majors

These tips will help you tailor your profile for your next job hunt.

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Activist and digital strategist Will Yu visits Reynolds School of Journalism

The man behind the #StarringJohnCho campaign spoke with journalism students about diversity in media.

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Networking tips to get your dream job

Networking can seem intimidating, but a little research and preparation beforehand can make a world of difference.

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How do I start a podcast or start listening to one?

Digital media lecturer Nico Colombant breaks down the ins and outs of podcasting, from your first listen to starting your own

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Reynolds School winter graduates enjoy weekend of celebration before finals week

The Reynolds School hosted it's twice-yearly graduation reception ahead of the winter graduation ceremony.

Prince Nesta, a former radio host in Kenya and current graduate student at the Reynolds School of Journalism, poses for a photo in a podcasting studio.
Kenyan graduate student documents American experience through podcasting

Prince Nesta, Reynolds School graduate student, explores podcasting in global context

Silver Pen award winner Michael Branch stands in front of the wall of honor with Hall of Fame inductees Terri Farley and Donald Revell in the Leslie Harvey and Robert George Whittemore Tower Entry and Reception Gallery of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
The 2017 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductees cover it all: Poetry, satire and wild life

Annual event honors Nevada's finest writers, and serves as a stimulus to encourage excellence among emerging writers in the Silver State

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How do I spot a fake news story?

Gi Yun, associate professor and director of the Center for Advanced Media Studies, breaks down ways to identify fake news stories

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Sally Denton honored with Laxalt Distinguished Writer Award

Investigative journalist and historian shares the highs and lows of speaking truth to power

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Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Thursday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m.

30th Annual event honors Hall of Fame Inductees Donald Revell and Terri Farley and Silver Pen Recipient Michael Branch

Professor Bob Felton poses in front of American flags decorating the lawn in front of the Joe Crowley Student Union.
Reynolds School professor details how a legislative session ensured Veterans Day is always observed

Bob Felten explains why Friday is a legal holiday this week

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Journalist Sally Denton to be honored as 2017 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Elko native and University alumna’s contributions to investigate journalism to be recognized

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PRSSA Nevada goes to Boston - National conference take-aways

Students that attening the PRSSA national conference share what they learned.

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Ask Your Professors: What Does ‘Engagement’ Mean In the Age of Social Media?

Engagement is a term thrown around a lot - what does it mean for current professionals?

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Why is media ethics a required course for all journalism majors?

Media ethics serves students in their future professions and everyday lives.

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Patrick File takes First Amendment Champion Award, focuses on new doors open for Nevada students

Assistant professor Patrick File worked with State Senator Nicole Cannizzaro to push SB420, a bill that would free student publications from administrative censorship.

Alison Gaulden poses with her award at the national PRSSA Conference in Boston, MA.
Reynolds School instructor honored at national public relations conference

Alison Gaulden wins Outstanding Faculty Advisor for second time in three years

Students immerse themselves in virtual reality at @Reality studio inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
@Reality, a virtual reality + augmented reality studio, to open at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

@Reality will provide the University community with a dedicated space, equipment, software and expertise to properly support experimentation, exploration of virtual reality and augmented reality mediums

The Reynolds School is announced as a recipient of the grant at the national ONA Convention in Washington, D.C.
Reynolds School of Journalism Awarded Grant by Online News Association

Partners Meedan and Reno Public Radio to help in creation of model to improve immigration and refugee coverage

From M*A*S*H to intestines, Alan Alda speaks to journalism students

Alan Alda engages students and professors about science communication

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Journalism students explore what engagement means with friendly class competition.

Students created campaigns for cute pets, a Buzzfeed quiz, and other engagement ideas.

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Reynolds School Podcast Center is open for business

New community and business communications resource is based in The Innevation Center downtown

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Starbucks Editor-In-Chief challenges students to think differently about brand journalism

Jennifer Sizemore spoke to a group of students about her experience in helping corporate communicators tell authentic stories.

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A Q&A With Professor Ben Birkinbine: What did you research this summer?

Assistant professor Ben Birkinbine shares about the research project he did in London during the summer break.

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Small newsrooms doing big things

A Q&A with veteran journalist and publisher Les Zaitz led by Reno Gazette-Journal investigative reporter Anjeanette Damon

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The Reynolds School of Journalism Expands Visual Communication Track with addition of Amber Walsh, Lecturer of Visual Design

Amber Walsh has worked in visual design and communication for almost 20 years.

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So you think you can get a job? We’ve got some tips to help your chances.

Rock your next job hunt with these steps.

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The Reynolds School of Journalism welcomes Ezequiel Korin as assistant professor of Spanish language studies

Korin will help implement the Spanish language media program at the Reynolds School.

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The definitive Reynolds School back-to-school survival guide: a look into how to succeed when all you want to do is sleep in

From time management apps to work-life balance tips, we've put together the perfect guide to help you jump straight back into the semester.

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Online portfolio sites to help your work stand out from the competition

Whatever your focus, there's a perfect portfolio site out there for you.

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InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program

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Algerian students work with Reynolds School professors through leadership program

Lecturer Nico Colombant and Professor Todd Felts worked with 25 Algerian students this year teaching leadership skills and how to incite change.

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NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 19

Nearly 1,450 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

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A professor who made us all better: An appreciation of RSJ professor Jake Highton

For 30 years, Jake Highton reminded his journalism students to always ask more, not less, of themselves

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Regional journalists gather at the Reynolds School for a digital storytelling workshop

The Online News Association’s Digital Storytelling Workshop connected journalists with new tools, great tips and each other

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"Struggle & Hope" tells forgotten, multicultural story

Journalism professor’s new documentary on all-black towns premieres at Nevada Museum of Art in July

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Reynolds School to host free digital storytelling workshop

The day-long series of digital storytelling workshops comes to the University from the Online News Association July 14, 2017

University to honor 2017 Spring Senior Scholar recipients May 17

The University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association will recognize nine graduates with top grade-point average

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University student-run firm looks to expand in coming school year

Wolf Pack Relations is expanding reach as it begins its third year

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Local radio partnership offers high school students hands-on journalism experience

KUNR and the Washoe County School District collaborate to create Reno Youth Radio, an educational opportunity for students

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Reynolds School of Journalism alumna wins with documentary on child abuse

Crystal Powell honored with Student Filmmaker of the Year at Nevada Women’s Festival

Nine Inspiring Media Quotes: Journalism, Public Relations and Visual Communication

Read inspiring quotes from media giants to get through the semester or apply for the media dream job

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Journalism students compete in entrepreneurship

Students from across the nation solve unique problems with bots and chatbots at the 4th Annual J-School Hackathon

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The Reynolds School and the Center For Advanced Media Studies present technologist, writer and artist An Xiao Mina

A conversation at the intersection of journalism, media, culture and technology

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Students, professionals and faculty team up to create a chatbot/bot-based business in a weekend

MediaShift and The Reynolds School host a startup competition around chatbots and bots at the Innevation Center Feb. 24-26

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Reynolds School of Journalism presents The New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist provides exclusive insight at free forum Feb. 8

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Fall 2016 Silver Paw Award recognizes the spirit of engagement

University sophomore double majoring in secondary education and journalism, Hannah Jackson, recognized

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Journalism dean elected to serve on board

Alan Stavitsky to serve on the Executive Committee for the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication

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Robert Laxalt Distinguished Writer Program: Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and journalist Richard Ford to be honored Monday, Nov. 7

Events include a reading with Richard Ford at Sundance Books and Music, midday, and a moderated conversation with Ford at the University of Nevada, Reno in the evening

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NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

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Benjamin Birkinbine serves as co-editor of "Global Media Giants"

Reynolds School assistant professor contributes to book analysing the Microsoft Corporation

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Noticiero Movíl, bilingual news project, off to successful start

Noticiero Móvil is the direct result of the $35,000 Online News Association Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education grant the Reynolds School received in April 2015.

University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

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RSJ Dean Stavitsky plays key role in Library of Congress' efforts to preserve radio

Stavitsky a Distinguished Scholar for Library Radio Preservation Task Force

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An interview with RSJ alumnus Landon Miller

Miller is an evening anchor for KTVN Channel 2 News.

Journalism professor launches Open Room Media podcast

Podcast tells surprising anecdotes behind scrappy media startups that haven’t been discovered by other media – yet – and explores the challenges faced on their way to success or failure

Journalism students to host Latino debate watch party

Noticiero Movil, a bilingual student-run news startup, holds free community event Oct. 13 at local restaurant

George Ross, Journalism's 'man on the mountaintop' passes away at age 98

Legendary Oakland sports editor played influential role in bringing championships to Oakland in '70s

Agency, Governor applaud communication plan developed by students

New brand, ‘Keeping You Safe and Connected,’ proposed for Nevada Department of Transportation by Reynolds School of Journalism students

University honors 2015 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 13

Strong district-level finish for IMC team

Integrated Marketing Communication group’s ‘edgy creative’ earns second place in annual competition

Reynolds School Student-Journalist Participates in Prestigious News21 Program

University of Nevada, Reno Alexa Ard selected for 2015 Carnegie-Knight News21 Program

Reynolds School student wins national journalism competition

Senior Landon Miller earns top recognition for broadcast news in Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Reynolds School Dean’s research contributes to media history

Stavitsky’s article featured in the ‘Routledge Reader On Electronic Media History,’ a book containing a distinct collection of research articles on electronic media

'Behind the Water' host shares experience at Film Forum

Documentary host shares stirring true stories in finding clean water

Robert Laxalt Distinguished Writer Program: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sheri Fink to be honored Monday, Feb. 9

Events include a conversation with Sheri Fink at Renown Regional Medical Center, midday, and an evening lecture at the University

Looking for holiday gifts? Check out these books from University faculty, alumni and friends

Books highlighting the history and culture of Nevada available at Nevada Wolf Shop and local bookstores

Northern Nevada businesses get fraud and cybercrime prevention tips in forum

Sen. Reid hosts national, state and local experts at event at University’s Lawlor Events Center

Daily Show feature cites RNR editor, Reynolds School grad student project

Crowd sourcing used to create first searchable, national database on people killed by police

Journalism student receives national scholarship

Spenser Blank named 2014 Media Fellows Scholar

350 freshmen take challenge of academic boot camp

NevadaFit expanded to all colleges to drive student success

University partners with Nevada State College and NPR to increase diversity and academic success

University offers hands-on programs through partnerships

RSJ alumna wins prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow Award

Liz Margerum wins small online news organization category for best video-news documentary

University course explores how argument styles differ among cultures

Students presented examples of Aztec, West African and Western style of communication at the University of Nevada, Reno’s first diversity conference held in March

Top-performing students honored as 2014 Senior Scholars

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 14

Integrated Marketing Communications team pitches campaign for Mary Kay

University places second in district competition

Campaigns, cups and canoes

Students learn teamwork and gain real-life experience in collegiate competitions

Professor's work strengthens Kosovo judiciary

Reynolds School of Journalism Associate Professor Ben Holden recently traveled to the Republic of Kosovo to present guidelines for court journalists.

Reynolds School Media Watch

Media Watch airs each Friday from 2-3 p.m. as part of 88.7 KUNR Reno Public Radio's "Beyond the Headlines" program

Books by University professors and graduates make great holiday gifts

Eight books are available, ranging from fictional short stories to nonfictional and inspirational

Internationally recognized business leaders visit Nevada

“Building a High-Performance Team for Brand Management and Corporate Affairs;” program to share proven lessons of success

President of PBS visits with media students

Paula Kerger discusses public broadcasting during luncheon with the Reynolds School journalism students

Engaging the Native community

RSJ grad student's film "Never to be Forgotten" honored by Nat'l Endowment for the Arts

Lerude pens biography on Robert Laxalt

“Robert Laxalt: Story of a Storyteller” sheds light into the less illuminated corners of Laxalt’s personal and career sagas

86-year-old RSJ grad wins 'Telly' for documentary

Doris Sinofsky, 1949 graduate, produces award-winning Holocaust documentary

Business and journalism graduates start local book editing business

Jenny Perry and Krystal Pyatt create Pypeline Editing in Reno, Nev.

Integrated Marketing Communications team competes in national competition

University of Nevada, Reno students place 17th in National Student Advertising Competition

Reynolds School of Journalism hosts NPR “next generation” multimedia boot camp

Five journalism students selected to participate in a hands-on learning laboratory under the guidance of today’s top public media journalists

Integrated Marketing Communications team thrilled about district win

University students bring home seventh regional trophy, almost as big as team adviser

The Chamber showcases faculty member’s ‘Big Ideas’

Reynolds School Assistant Professor Bob Felten featured as inaugural speaker, focuses on lessons learned from working with students

Nevada high school students sought for global summer leadership program

Algeria Youth Leadership Program application deadline is March 29; opportunities at University and trips to Washington D.C., San Francisco and Lake Tahoe

Reynolds School of Journalism brings prominent journalists to campus

Public invited to attend conversations

Felten teaching
A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet

School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars

Journalism students enjoy ‘unforgettable experience’ providing election coverage

Students report from University of Nevada, Reno and various Washoe County locations throughout election night

Journalism students provide election coverage and real-time updates

Other media invited to use students’ reporting from Washoe County, a key area in swing-state Nevada

Journalism students' reporting on reinventing Reno featured on

Working with Micki Maynard, one of the nation’s top business journalists, Reynolds School of Journalism students posted their findings at

‘Can Journalism Survive?’

David Ryfe looks inside American newsrooms in search of answers

Veteran journalist named 2012-13 Reynolds Chair

Award-winning broadcaster Michael V. Marcotte seeks to push journalism to greater heights

Journalism students in a control room
Reynolds School enters new digital age

Advanced technological features enhance teaching and learning

Reynolds School’s Felten voted best college instructor

Assistant professor chosen in Reno News & Review’s annual Best of Northern Nevada contest

Ryfe assumes post as Reynolds School of Journalism academic chair

Associate professor and senior research scholar begins three-year term

High school journalism teachers learning at University of Nevada, Reno

University’s Reynolds High School Journalism Institute one of only five in the country

So you think you know your candidate? Find out at

University of Nevada, Reno professors develop website and application to increase understanding

Reynolds students receive more than $103,000 in scholarships

Sixty students received scholarships totaling more than $103,000 at the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism's annual Savitt Awards Banquet.

#Jour4Jobs interactive forum to focus on northern Nevada job creation

University of Nevada, Reno graduate students host “Journalism for Jobs” live forum and virtual hangout May 1

University hosts marketing competition on campus

Five regional universities compete in the district National Student Advertising Competition April 21

Barbara Davidson receives Frank McCulloch Award for Courage in Journalism

Reynolds School of Journalism honors photojournalist for coverage of conflicts worldwide and gang violence in Los Angeles

Students in the new graduate studies lab
A close-knit school comes home

Following a major renovation, the Reynolds School returns to innovation

Alan Stavitsky named dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism

Founding director of Oregon’s Turnbull Portland Center will join University of Nevada, Reno in April

Reynolds School observes Constitution Day

Business development entrepreneur will explore accuracy and credibility of online news sources

Former Seattle Times executive editor joins Reynolds School as visiting chair

Michael R. Fancher has deep experience in the development of new media and the study of ethics

Veteran journalist appointed dean of Reynolds school

Winter brings extensive leadership, fund development, experience to role

PR student thrives, wins at national assembly in Emerald City

The Public Relations Student Society of America, PRSSA, is a national organization for students studying public relations. The Associated Students of the University of Nevada PRSSA chapter, a recognized club in the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism, recently sent one member to the PRSSA National Assembly to vote on national bylaws, elect a new national committee and participate in various competitions and workshops.

Journalism students relish 'super' opportunity

Twenty Reynolds School of Journalism students traveled to Dallas during the Super Bowl to launch an integrated marketing communications campaign created for the Air National Guard. The students in the Public Relations Problems class also represented the University of Nevada, Reno, while launching the campaign at a high school in Dallas and working at assigned tasks during Super Bowl Sunday.

School of Journalism building closes for remodel

Journalism Student Takes Top Prize in Innovation Competition

RSJ alum Cavender makes impact at Mountain West Conference

One generation’s defining moment

Three students from the Reynolds School of Journalism recently made the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., for the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert extravaganza, “Rally to Restore Sanity.”

Reynolds School of Journalism announces partnership with SJI

Stephen G. Bloom honored as 2010 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Veteran business journalist joins RSJ faculty

Summer, Soccer and Lifelong Memories

The 2010 World Cup provided memories of a lifetime for three University of Nevada students

Marketing Another Champion

For championship IMC team, competition is ‘our priority’

RSJ grad Parlette, known for ‘Alicia’s Story,’ passes away

Lights, Camera... ESPN

For the RSJ student, two segments on ESPN are only just the beginning

Senior Scholar’s nine-year odyssey to graduation

Journey to the center of the vortex

Isabel Wilkerson honored as 2009 Laxalt Distinguished Writer

Wall Street editor to join Reynolds School of Journalism

Students persevere for top-notch marketing

Journalism Week looks inside ‘big headlines’

Media summit spotlights innovation and expertise

Political leaders debate influence of political communication

NASA’s Space Grant Program funds interdisciplinary minor

RSJ anticipates excellent recruitment from journalism day

Political titans discuss historic campaign and election