Category Archives: Awards

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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Annenberg Radio News Receives Several Awards

Annenberg Radio News recently received awards from the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts and the Intercollegiate Broadcast System’s Golden Microphone Awards. The station, directed by USC Annenberg Professor Willa Seidenberg, placed third in the Best Radio Newscast category … Continue reading

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Journalists React to 2014 USC Annenberg Selden Ring Award Winners

USC Annenberg’s 2014 Selden Ring Award was presented to a team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for their documentary series “Deadly Delays.” The team–composed of Ellen Gabler, Mark Johnson, John Fauber, Allan James Vestal and Kristyna Wentz-Graff–documented how delays … Continue reading

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