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
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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
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Wilson qualifies for Hearst championships

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation has announced the 29 journalism students from across the country who will compete in the 56th annual National Writing, Photojournalism, Radio, Television and Multimedia Championships.

Jordan Wilson, who placed 7th in the Breaking News competition and 9th in the Personality Profile competition, will compete in the championship in May.

12 May
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Dow Jones News Fund internship winners announced

The final list of Dow Jones News Fund internship winners was released Wednesday, and four University of Illinois Department of Journalism students received internships.

Senior Tyler Davis will go to Dallas Morning News to work in data journalism, junior Annabeth Carlson will be at The New York Times as a news editor, junior Peter Bailey-Wells will be editing at The Roanoke (Va.) Times, and senior Ryan Vasicek will be editing at the Naples (Fla.) Daily News.

12 May
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