It was bittersweet to celebrate our graduating seniors. Congratulations to these "Mass Commies"!
Pictured above: William Tygert, Anita Nguyen, Jack Malone, Nathan Hatcher, Allison Gappa, Magean De La Torre, Rachel Morse and Brittany Bisel.
4/29/2013Congratulations to Nathan Hatcher (senior Mass Communications major) who won a state award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Caleb Howard won a $2,000 scholarship from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. Howard will be recognized at the OAB Student Day luncheon next month.
Oklahoma City University Mass Communications students won eight awards at the 2012-13 Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association awards Saturday.
The Press Watch 2012 TV series on ethical political journalism won first place in the TV Magazine/Talk Show category. The series was made possible through a grant from the Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation. It examined political journalism in the presidential election.
Rachel Morse won first place for her Hard News category entry titled “OKC Human Trafficking.”
Second place awards went to Allison Gappa for her story “Caffeine Toxicity” in the Hard News category, and Nathan Hatcher for “Teenage Dream” in the Music Video category. Third place awards included Sonya Barrett and Brittany Jo Bisel for their corporate video “This is Mass Comm”; Rachel Morse for the TV promotional spot “Four Points”; Steven Leahy for his TV PSA “Pie the Campus”; and Hailey Holloway for directing on “Studio 22.”
1/18/2013Congratulations to Mass communications juniors Madi Alexander and Farris Willingham! They were hired for the Journal Record Legislative Report for the 2013 legislative session.
Nathan Hatcher, a mass communications senior, was awarded a $2,000 Journalism Art Communication scholarship by the AAF Oklahoma City Ad Club at the club’s Career Day event Nov. 14. The club awards three $2,000 awards to undergraduate or graduate students based on application, supporting materials and an interview process. Scholarships are for students engaged in a communications-related study track.
Journalism professor Kenna Griffin’s page was named one of the 20 Must Follow Twitter Feeds for Student Journalists by the USA Today College blog. Read more about the list at the link:
FollowProfessor Griffin’s Twitter feed@profkrg.
8/30/2012Mass Commies, there will be AWESOMENESS this Friday Agusut 31st at 2pm! Come meet Michael McNutt from The Oklahoman -- he and President Henry are our guests on Press Watch. Meet Michael, hang out and watch the production in the TV studio, or sign up to work the show and make some MONEY! Wendy and Andy's students can choose between a paycheck and extra credit for working.
Congratulations to Brittany Bisel (senior Mass Communications major in Public Relations and Broacdasting)! She made the Top Ten at the Miss Oklahoma competition. Miss 'O' took place June 5-7.
Brittany has competed in Miss 'O' the past four years. This was the first competition where she was able to perform her talent during the talent finals. Her talent was a vocal performance of "Rolling in the Deep." Participating in the Miss Oklahoma pageant has allowed Brittany to finance her education at Oklahoma City University. We are very proud of you, Brittany!
5/23/2012Rachel Morse, Student Publications multimedia editor, will attend the Fund for American Studies course at the Institute of Political Journalism at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., this summer. Morse will also participate in an internship at a district media outlet during the course.
Morse won a $1,000 scholarship from the Association for Women in Communications.