News about the College of Media as a whole.

"Voices of Stagg" to premiere Aug. 2

“Voices of Stagg” a documentary about an educational experiment at A. A. Stagg High School, will premiere on Aug. 2, 2016, 7 p.m. at the school, 8015 W. 111th Street, Palos Hills, Illinois. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

The film was created by Kenneth Erdey, a journalism instructor in the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Erdey spent two years following the creation of a new class and its first project.

01 Aug

Lin receives 2016-17 Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award

Chunfeng Lin, a Ph. D. candidate in the Institute of Communications Research, has received a 2016-17 Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the Graduate College at Illinois.

27 Jul

Quraishi ’97 JOURN, returns to Chicago

NBC 5 in Chicago announced the hiring of Ash-har Quraishi ’97 JOURN, as a general assignment reporter, effective immediately. He most recently was chief Midwest correspondent for Al Jazeera America.


25 Jul

Osunsami '93 JOURN, nominated for Emmy

Award-winning journalist, Steve Osunsami ’93 JOURN, has been nominated for a National Emmy award, in the category Best Story in a Regular Scheduled Newscast, for reporting on the police shooting of Walter Scott in South Carolina.

Osunsami is a correspondent for ABC News and is based in Atlanta. He contributes reports to a number of ABC News broadcasts and platforms.

25 Jul