JSchool News

Class assignments blossom into award-winning journalism

Posted by: admin | On: 23rd Mar, 2018 Imagine you are a first year journalism student. You’ve never operated professional video equipment before, you know squat about lighting, and you’ve never had to calmly grill a powerful politician like it’s something you do every day. Yet before the year is over, you’re produci

Class of 2017 are diving into their journalism careers

Posted by: admin | On: 2nd Feb, 2018 Most of U of R J-School grads get jobs right out of the gate – and it doesn’t take them long to move up the ranks. Here’s what a few members of the Class of 2017 have been up to since they unfurled their degrees last May and October.   Launch your journalism career today.

Bangkok Post internship lets students rub shoulders with history

Posted by: admin | On: 1st Feb, 2018 You never know who might show up in Thailand – and that’s why it’s one of the the most exciting internships offered by the School of Journalism’s undergraduate program. This September, Harrison Brooks will be the lucky cub reporter packing his bags for a 13-week placement with t

J-students hang out, share pizza with Peter Mansbridge

Posted by: admin | On: 23rd Jan, 2018 Peter Mansbridge dropped by the School of Journalism to share some pizza and career tips with students on Jan. 23. The former CBC National anchor and 50-year veteran of the news trenches said the best career advantage is to learn how to write well, because it all comes down to good storytelling. Later

Peter Mansbridge to deliver 37th Minifie Lecture

Posted by: admin | On: 5th Jan, 2018 The School of Journalism’s 37th Minifie Lecturer is Peter Mansbridge. He is the first-ever lecturer to be asked to return a second time, to book-end the insights gained over a long career in Canadian broadcast news. The lecture will take place Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at the University of Regina

Student projects on the red carpet

Posted by: admin | On: 24th Nov, 2017 It’s awards season, and the U of R’s Master of Journalism projects are hitting the red carpet. Joshua Campbell’s Sirocco: Winds of Resistance picked up a Special Jury Award from the Saskatchewan Independent Film Association on Nov. 17. The SIFA awards are adjudicated by three professi

MJ docs shine a light on social issues

Posted by: admin | On: 19th Oct, 2017 From the Highway of Tears in B.C. to a Nigerian village, University of Regina Master of Journalism students are shining a light on important issues. Join us for a screening this Thursday, and watch for more MJ projects online and in The Crow magazine. Thursday, Oct. 19 Research and Innovation Centre 7

Student investigative project takes on the oil industry

Posted by: admin | On: 29th Sep, 2017 Crude Power: An Investigation into oil, money and influence in Saskatchewan Screening and panel discussion Wed. Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Research and Innovation Centre Auditorium Panelists: Emily Eaton, Dept. of Geography; Okimaw Wally Burns, James Smith Cree Nation; Norm Sacuta, Petroleum Technology Research Ce

UR Jschool student one of three chosen for EU Fellowship

Posted by: admin | On: 6th Aug, 2017 Jennifer Ackerman, currently an intern at the Regina Leader-Post, was chosen for her TV report, Ceta application in Saskatchewan Ackerman will participate in a week-long study tour of European Union institutions in Brussels in October. Prior to the study tour, the winners will be recognized at an awar

From Jamaica to the School of Journalism

Posted by: admin | On: 5th Mar, 2017 By Costa Maragos Sasha-Gay Lobban came to love journalism at a young age. Lobban, who grew up in Ocho Rios, St Ann, Jamaica, is now completing her Master’s of Journalism Degree at the School of Journalism at the U of R.“Journalism has been a passion of mine since my teen years. I loved what I [&hel

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