Students cover Double Decker Festival for two-state region
As many as 65,000 people poured into Oxford for the 2016 Double Decker Festival, and tens of thousands more got to look in on the fun thanks to a team of Meek School broadcast journalists.
Leah Gibson, Payton Green, Sereena Henderson, Maggie McDaniel, Lacey Russell and Sudu Upadhyay produced stories on the music,... Read More
Meek School student named Outstanding PR Student in Mississippi
By Ashley Gamble
A University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media student recently was named Mississippi’s Outstanding PR Student by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
That award was the latest of many for Tori Olker, a graduating senior print journalism major with an emphasis in public relations.... Read More
Ole Miss broadcast students dominate MAPB awards
UM broadcast students won 20 awards in the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters annual contest for college students, including best newscast for the fifth year in a row for NewsWatch.
Shelby Sansone was named the state's outstanding student television reporter, and Steven Gagliano was named outstanding radio reporter. They each won... Read More
UM students, Daily Mississippian, NewsWatch recognized for excellence
University of Mississippi students won 22 awards in the annual Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 Mark of Excellence contest, including 12 first-place honors. The Daily Mississippian won first place as best student newspaper, and NewsWatch won first-place awards for television breaking news reporting and best use of multimedia.
Region 12... Read More