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Annenberg Alum Julie Chen Speaks with Students About Changing Journalism Field

Journalist and television personality Julie Chen stopped by the new Wallis Annenberg Hall Tuesday night to speak with students about her own Annenberg experience and the changing nature of the journalism field. Chen visited Professor Mary Murphy’s JOUR 381: Entertainment, … Continue reading

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Daily Trojan Writes Story About USC Annenberg Fundraising Milestone

USC student publication the Daily Trojan wrote a story about USC Annenberg hitting the $100 million mark in its long-term fundraising initiative. USC Annenberg aims to raise $150 million by June 2018. This is part of a university-wide goal to … Continue reading

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Alumna Schweitzer makes Business Insider’s “30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech” list

Business Insider named alumna Callie Schweitzer (B.A. Journalism ’11) to its “30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech” list, adding that, “She is literally the future of media.” Schweitzer was honored with a spot on Forbes’ annual “30 under … Continue reading

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Alumni panel tells Communication Management students to network, intern and job shadow

USC Annenberg Communication Management students learned from alumni the secrets of getting a job Wednesday evening. Professor Rebecca Weintraub, director of the Masters of Communication Management program, moderated the alumni event attended by about 50 students. Several panelists said one … Continue reading

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Recent USC Annenberg grad now at the Los Angeles Business Journal

By Krista Daly Student Writer USC Annenberg alumni Ryan Faughnder recently landed a job as a staff writer at the Los Angeles Business Journal. Faughnder said he had two mentors at USC that helped him develop and fine-tune his business-reporting chops: … Continue reading

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2012 Communication alumna Birchfield on choosing USC: “This is where I’m meant to be”

By Jackson DeMos In a “Connect Interview” on burnyourresume.com, recent alumna Ailie Birchfield (B.A. Communication ’12) said one of the reasons she chose to attend USC was because she could see herself fitting in with the university’s culture. “The students … Continue reading

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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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Alumnus Rothenbuhler named dean at Webster University’s School of Communications

Alumnus Eric Rothenbuhler (Ph.D. Communication, ’85) was named dean of Webster University’s School of Communications, effective Aug. 1. Rothenbuhler was previously associate dean of the Scripps College of Communication and a professor in the college’s School of Media Arts and Studies. … Continue reading

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The Annenberg Connection mentorship program connects students with alumni

By Ivana Banh Student Writer More USC Annenberg students than ever before will have the opportunity to receive advice on entering the working world as the Annenberg Connection program launches its 13th year of mentorship. The Annenberg Connection matches students … Continue reading

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