Category Archives: Awards

Two Webby Award nominations for USC Annenberg affiliated sites

The Webby Awards, an international award honoring excellence on the Internet, have named their 2015 nominees and two USC Annenberg affiliated sites have been recognized. Religion Dispatches, a source for writing on critical and timely issues at the intersection of … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg Journalism Student Wins Hearst Journalism Award

When USC Annenberg senior Stassy Olmos opened three emails on her birthday each expressing congratulations, she didn’t understand why turning 22 would warrant such recognition. These messages were not for the broadcast and digital journalism major’s birthday, though: Olmos had … Continue reading

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Abrahamson Receives First Ever FINA World Journalist Award

USC Annenberg sports journalism professor Alan Abrahamson has received the first ever FINA World Journalist award, presented by the international swimming federation on Dec. 1 in Doha, Qatar. Abrahamson was awarded the honor in recognition of his “contribution to raise the FINA … Continue reading

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Annenberg Students Deisley, Kolanz Receive 2014-15 Chick Hearn Scholar Awards

The family of Chick Hearn continued to honor the late sportscaster’s memory with the annual presentation of the Chick Hearn Scholar Award to two USC Annenberg students Nov. 28. The 2014-15 recipients are Junior Robby Kolanz, Broadcast and Digital Journalism, … Continue reading

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Annenberg Faculty Bring Hollywood, Augmented Reality to AEJMC Conference in Montreal

Each year, the best and brightest minds in the world of journalism and media convene at The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference. And, as always, USC Annenberg will be well-represented at the 2014 gathering. Several Annenberg … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg lauded across Los Angeles

USC Annenberg faculty, students and alumni need to start building some shelves for the numerous accolades they earned this week. At the Los Angeles Press Club honors held on June 29 at the Los Angeles Biltmore. The awards recognize “high-caliber … Continue reading

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LA County Board of Supervisors to Honor USC Annenberg Professor Gutiérrez

USC Annenberg Professor Emeritus Félix Gutiérrez was honored Tuesday, June 24 with a scroll presented by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The Board periodically selects notable people to honor with a specially written proclamation that recognizes their exemplary … Continue reading

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Graduate School Fellowships Awarded to Four USC Annenberg Students

In recognition of their hard work, four USC Annenberg graduate students were recently awarded USC Graduate School Fellowships for the upcoming school year. Fellowship winners are selected annually based on nominations made by USC’s numerous graduate departments for students demonstrating … Continue reading

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Truthdig Wins Webby Award For Best Political Blog

Truthdig, a political news website founded by USC Annenberg professor Robert Scheer and alumna Zuade Kaufman, won the Webby People’s Voice Award for best political blog for 2014. The site won its first Webby Award in this category in 2007 … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg-associated publications nominated for Webby Awards

Two online publications associated with USC Annenberg have been nominated for Webby Awards, the leading international award for excellence on the Internet. Religion Dispatches — a daily online magazine acquired by the school last October that publishes a mix of expert opinion, … Continue reading

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