News about the College of Media as a whole.

Journalism program sixth nationally in Hearst writing competition

The University of Illinois placed sixth overall in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program intercollegiate writing competition.

03 Jun

JOURN student riding with the Illini 4000

Dakota Karson, a junior in Journalism, is participating in the Illini 4000 this summer. (Learn more about Dakota here.) Riders will cross the country – from New York City to San Fransico – between June and August. You can follow along with their adventure here.

02 Jun

Scripps Howard and Semester at Sea

By Maggie Spring

In April of 2015 I was selected as the first Scripps Howard Foundation Intern from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I was among 70 students from across the country to be awarded this scholarship. 

27 May

Media alumna receives Fulbright grant

Sheila Park

Sheila Park ’15 ADV, is among ten University of Illinois students who have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue international educational, research and teaching experiences this coming year.

Read the full story here.


24 May