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.
Chris Keiffer, of the Daily Journal, later contacted Oxford Stories and asked to do a podcast about the project. Oxford Stories reporters Alexis Rhoden and T’Keyah Jones were interviewed for the podcast. You can listen to their interview at the link below.
When Alex McDaniel started her career in journalism as an editorial intern in New York City, she never imagined one day moving back to Oxford, Mississippi, but today she is the director of content and audience development for The Oxford Eagle’s publications.
By Hunter Ransom Oxford Stories The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on History and Context recently announced a plan to change the name of Vardaman Hall in a committee-hosted listening session. The committee also announced […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi One of the first assignments Oxford Stories reporters are given each semester is to attend an Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting and share […]
Oxford Stories, an online publication at OxfordStories.net, became a student news wire service this semester. Launched in the fall of 2015 as a website where University of Mississippi journalism students could publish […]
By LaReeca Rucker Support Journalism Instructor While school is in session this semester, it’s possible that Oxford Stories has the largest (part-time) newsroom in the state. That’s why it’s important for our […]