News about the College of Media as a whole.

IBA award winners announced

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University of Illinois journalism students won five Student Silver Dome Awards at the Illinois Broadcasters Association Student U conference Oct. 6 in Normal, Illinois.

First place:
Best TV sports package
Cassie Chaplinsky (Memorial Soccer Match)

Best TV news package
Cassidy Williams (Homer Tornado)

Second place:
Best Longform TV program
UI-7 Election coverage
Julia Hinders, Kelsey Lubatkin, Lauren Hicks, Caitlin Weaver, Chris Kennedy, Dakota Karson, Zach Prelutsky, Billy Hatfield and Gwen Pepin

17 Oct
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Ebert Fellows Named

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Congratulations to the three Ebert Fellows for 2017-18. These students were chosen from nearly two dozen who applied for the fellowships.

06 Oct
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Holley honored by IJEA

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Lynn Holley, lecturer in journalism, was honored by the Illinois Journalism Education Association at its fall conference as the 2017 Friend of Scholastic Journalism. Holley has served as executive director of the conference for 14 years and has also served as an at-large board member of the organization.

Holley will retire at the end of the academic year. Ken Erdey, also a lecturer in journalism, will take over as organizer of the annual conference.

05 Oct
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Finalists for Student Silver Dome Awards

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Congrats to recent UI journalism students who are finalists for Student Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. The winners will be named at IBA Student U conference at ISU in Normal October 6. Being a "finalist" means these students will win first place, second place or honorable mention awards. The UI-7 News finalists below compete against entries from ISU, EIU, College of DuPage, SIU and Lincoln College.

20 Sep
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