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The Journalism Department at the University of Illinois is deeply saddened to learn of the passing last week of distinguished alumni John Foreman who served as prize-winning reporter, editor and publisher at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Illinois.

02 Jul
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Colleen Hammel has received the Member of the Year Award from The Secretariat. She is Office Administrator in the Advancement Office for the College.

The Member of the Year Award was created as a way to celebrate the contributions of Secretariat members – to honor a member that has contributed in a significant way to The Secretariat, the University of Illinois and/or the community.

28 Jun
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Grace Khachaturian, a senior in journalism, was crowned Miss Illinois 2018 on Saturday, June 9.

11 Jun
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Recent graduate Nate Hartmann ’14 MS ADV, was featured in an article in The New York Times about young entrepreneurs and some of the challenges they face as they run their businesses.

08 Jun
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The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting has been awarded the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award in the online category for the Best Investigative/Public Service Reporting for the story:

23 May

Justin Breen, the Founder/CEO of BrEpic Communications LLC and Journalism Chair for the University of Illinois College of Media Alumni Board, won a Silver Trumpet award from the Publicity Club of Chicago at the 59th annual Golden Trumpet Awards competition on May 22.

23 May
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The College of Media is pleased to announce several additions to the leadership team.

Stephanie Craft will be assuming the position of Head of the Department of Journalism, effective June 16, 2018. Her research focuses on news literacy and journalism ethics.

18 May
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CL Cole, head of the Department of Media and Cinema Studies, has received the Campus Award for Excellence in Faculty Leadership. 

10 May
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Once again, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign has won the award for Largest American Advertising Federation college chapter this school year with 450 members. The group is advised by Steve Hall, senior lecturer in the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising.

08 May

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