Category Archives: Alumni

Journalism alumni win host of awards in 2012

School of Journalism alumni won a variety of awards in 2012 contests, the citations given for a broad range of work that includes news coverage of race and gender, investigative reporting and digital story-telling. Rocio Zamora, an associate producer at … Continue reading

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Alumna Schweitzer honored in Forbes’ “30 Under 30″ list

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg alumna Callie Schweitzer was honored with a spot on Forbes’ annual “30 under 30 in Media.” The list is compliled by nominations from media industry sources, as well as industry experts who serve as … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg to break ground on new building, launch $150 million fundraising drive

USC Annenberg is ushering in a new era of digital media education, communication and production with the groundbreaking of a visionary new building and the launch of a $150 million fundraising initiative. On Nov. 8, 2012, the University of Southern … Continue reading

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Filmmaker uses social documentation to report on education, life in South LA

A USC Annenberg’s Journalism Director’s Forum recently hosted filmmaker Jennifer Taylor for a discussion and presentation of her upcoming PBS project, “Street Knowledge 2 College.” The project, commissioned by the Latino Public Broadcasting for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American … Continue reading

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New edition of textbook released, co-authored by USC Annenberg Professor and Alumni

By Alex Reed Student Writer Last week, SAGE Publications released the fourth edition of “Racism, Sexism and the Media: Multicultural Issues into the New Communications Age,” co-written by USC Annenberg journalism and communication professor Felix Gutierrez, and USC Annenberg alumni … Continue reading

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Annenberg alumnus, staff member Luna honored at Volunteer Recognition Awards

By Alex Reed Student Writer The USC Alumni Association held its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards on Friday, honoring USC Annenberg’s Kirk Stewart with the Widney Alumni House Award for exceptional service contributions and staff member Amy-Jo Luna with the Volunteer Friend … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg alumna helps bring street dance to the stage for the first time

By Krista Daly Student Writer alumna Jessica Koslow’s exploration of krump for her thesis project last year sparked a relationship that culminated with the first live performance of the street dance phenomenon on a mainstream stage. The Underground: From the … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg matches community news sites with research that measures impact of civic engagement

By Gretchen Parker With the goal of making journalism more useful to civic life – by engaging residents and connecting them to their communities – USC Annenberg is connecting two of its community news sites with research that will explore … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg athletes bring home Olympic medals

By Greg Asciutto Student Writer Two USC Annenberg alumni and one student returned from London with medals, including alumna Rebecca Soni, who broke two world records on her way to winning two gold medals and one silver medal. In the … Continue reading

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Recent alumna makes PRWeek’s “40 Under 40″ list

PRWeek included USC Annenberg alumna Daphne Wang on its 40 Under 40 list of rising stars in public relations. Wang (M.A. Strategic Public Relations, ’09) works at APCO Worldwide in New York City where she handles corporate communications and media … Continue reading

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