Taylor Tucker graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media in May of 2020, but she did not have an ideal graduation because of COVID-19. After graduation, Tucker became a news reporter at WTVA in Tupelo where she works on the weekend interviewing, shooting and editing stories.
When Jessie Duffield attended Camp Wakeela for the first time, she likely had no idea what kind of doors it would open for her. A University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media class of 2020 graduate, Duffield said the experience opened her eyes to many things in the world that awaited her.
A University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media student who has been crowned Miss Mississippi Collegiate America is also an entrepreneur.
A senior University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media integrated marketing communications major has turned her quarantine hobby into a business as a way to give back to charity. Leah Jackson’s With Luv From Lou business donates profits to Skid Row’s Union Rescue Mission.
Starting your own business can can be intimidating, and working up the courage to do so can be daunting. But the pandemic has led many students to spend their free time making money. Jordan Majersky, a University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media student, created the small art business, S & J Designs, with her roommate, Samantha Fletcher.
Everyone has an Untold story. Virginia White, a freshman University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New media integrated marketing communications major, works to uncover and repurpose stories in her business Untold Designs of Meridian, Mississippi.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some are using their time in quarantine to better themselves. A University of Mississippi integrated marketing communications student has rebranded a jewelry business she started as a student at Oxford High School.
COVID-19 had a more unconventional start for me than it did for many of my friends and peers. It was March of 2020 junior year spring break. I decided to visit my best friend, who was studying abroad in Prague. We planned a week-long trip to travel Prague and different cities in Italy during my time there.
Most people hear this and think it’s a cliché, but to Mississippi native Bailey Martin, it’s a way of life. Martin, a 2019 University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism graduate, is serving as the press secretary for Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves.
The Renegade can be described as one of the most popular and the first viral TikTok dance. The dance blew up at the beginning of 2020, has grown across the world, and is seen on different platforms.
Prior to attending Ole Miss, I decided to major in broadcast journalism due to my passion for writing. Since I have been a part of the School of Journalism and New Media, I have decided to minor in English.
The great-great-granddaughter of a Pulitzer Prize-winning Memphis cartoonist is forging her own path in the journalism world.
Since I was a young child, I have always enjoyed traveling and seeing what the world has to offer. Growing up, my family and I were always moving, which allowed me to view and appreciate new experiences. Throughout my life, I’ve called three states, six towns, and 11 houses my home. Each place I have lived has taught me an important lesson and has helped me grow.