Edwin B. Smith is pastor of New Freedom Family Ministries Church of God in Christ in Oxford at 206 Highway 30 East, and he works as a communications specialist for the University of Mississippi. His duties include interviewing people, handling multiple projects and conducting research.
Sometimes in life, we have to Pivot to something new to grow. Ole Miss alumnus Sudu Upadhyay, who has worked as a sports journalist in Memphis, has embarked on a new media venture. He is now a content creator for Pivot Life Media, a company he founded.
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.
I came here with a certain perception of Mississippi, and I didn’t think that would change over my four years as a student. However, now as I’m about to leave Mississippi forever, I have such a fond view of this state. Even though there may be some aspects of the state’s past and present political views that I may not agree with, Mississippi has changed my life forever.
Armed with a degree in journalism and a specialization in public relations, Ole Miss graduate Anna Gibbs displays the true tenacity of a reporter for The Oxford Eagle.
While she hates to hear someone utter the phrase ‘Print is dead,’ Lacey Russell, a CNN video production assistant, predicts newspapers will eventually fade away. Digital is the future.
A University of Mississippi professor with a passion for journalism said aspiring reporters will gain many memorable life experiences during their first reporting jobs.
An Ole Miss senior journalism major and member of the women’s tennis team is competing in her last collegiate semester. Natalie Suk, a native of the Czech Republic, is a leader on and off the court who is continuing her family’s tennis tradition.
In a private interview this week with Meek School of Journalism and New Media students who are members of the University of Mississippi Capitol Press Corps, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood discussed the importance of media and journalism in a free society.
My experience working as a member of the Mississippi Capitol Press Corps has been eye-opening. Prior to our trip to the state capitol building in Jackson, I had never done any reporting outside of my Oxford, Mississippi bubble. The trip was about experiencing new opportunities and returning to Oxford a better reporter than when I left. I can say without a doubt that is what happened.
Media and technology change daily. Keeping up requires attention and dedication. Texas native Abbie McIntosh has been part of media in some form more than seven years. The University of Mississippi broadcast journalism major is the station manager for NewsWatch Ole Miss.
“Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your life” were the first words I heard on my first day of college. As an undeclared freshman, I became very anxious when I heard those words. I went from bright-eyed and hopeful to overthinking my existence in seconds.
Sometimes it’s cool to be a nerd. “I used to be really self-conscious about it,” said James “Gandalf” Savage. “But now, I’m proud of my skill set and my nerdy qualities too.”
Innovation and creativity are top priorities for the Monroe County Journal’s Managing Editor Ray Van Dusen. Since his start with the Monroe Journal in 2009, it has been just that. Today’s journalism industry has obstacles, and there is only one constant in the business – change.
Newswatch field reporter, Daniella Oropeza, recently received her degree in broadcast journalism. Daniella joined Newswatch as a junior in 2015. Although she’s sad to leave, she has plenty to look forward to.
Saturday was a beautiful day to see more than 300 University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media students in cap and gown congregate inside the Tad Smith Coliseum to […]