“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.

01 Aug

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

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

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

By MaryCate Most, senior in Journalism

22 Jul

By Amelia Mugavero, Senior in Journalism

22 Jul
William Gaines

William Gaines, retired journalism professor, died while in hospice care in Indiana. 

Read the full story from the Chicago Tribune.

21 Jul

University of Illinois College of Media journalism student Ryan Wilson recognizes an underreported story when he sees one. Last week, Wilson traveled back to the university’s Urbana campus from his home near Springfield, Illinois, to cover the annual basketball camps hosted by Disability Resource and Educational Services and the Wheelchair Athletics Office.

11 Jul

A number of faculty and students participated in the International Communication Association annual conference in Fukuoka, Japan. The ICA aims to advance the scholarly study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide. 

07 Jul

Judy Hsu has been tapped to co-anchor the new 11 a.m. newscast on ABC7 Chicago. 


06 Jul