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Students, faculty and alumni of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University are constantly making headlines. In fact, we can't keep up with all of the good news! Read about some of the amazing accomplishments, events and happenings in Scripps and among its people below. You may want to use the tags above to sort for categories that pique your interest!

Ohio University departments, schools collaborate on regional Water Project

Aug 29, 2014 On Sept. 4, at 4 p.m., a Water Project launch event and reception will take place to celebrate the collaborative project and work in progress. The event, which will take place in the lobby of the Steven L. Schoonover Center for Communication at 20 W. Union Street, is free and open to the public.
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OHIO journalism faculty votes to condemn arrests of journalists, including alumnus Wes Lowery

Aug 15, 2014 The faculty of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism joins with the National Association of Black Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association, the Society of Professional Journalists (see statements below), and other news organizations in condemning the arrest of journalists, including alumnus Wes Lowery, carrying out their constitutionally protected work in reporting about the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Scripps journalism junior wins #BobcatExperience contest

Aug 11, 2014 Meg Omecene, a student in Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication, has been named the winner of the second annual “#BobcatExperience Contest,” earning the honor of delivering the official student welcome at the President’s Convocation for First-Year Students.
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WOUB’s Perspectives examines hard issues through a local lens

Aug 5, 2014 Perspectives, a WOUB Public Media series that started as a conversation-style show dealing with global issues has morphed into a cinematic, mostly monologue-based web series highlighting world problems, LGBT issues, disability and inclusion, sexual assault and more in an emotional, compelling way.
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Evan Shaw, Lynn Harter win regional Emmy

Aug 4, 2014 Evan Shaw and Lynn Harter were recipients of an Emmy award Aug. 1 for an excerpt of a new documentary series “The Courage of Creativity.” Two student groups were also among the winners.
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VisCom alumna Annie Flanagan wins FotoVisura scholarship

Jul 28, 2014 Annie Flanagan, BSVC ’09, has won the FotoVisura Scholarship for Vermont Photojournalists and will attend a 2014 FotoVisura Summer Editing Workshop.
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Ferrier requests data from alternative news media for Media Deserts Project

Jul 22, 2014 To strengthen the “climate map” of the changing media ecosystem, Dr. Michelle Ferrier of Scripps College of Communication implored publishers of alternative news media to contribute their circulation data to the Media Deserts Project ( at their annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, July 12.
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Scripps alumna to head WOUB News

Jul 16, 2014 Veteran award-winning journalist Allison Hunter will head WOUB’s news operation as editor-in-chief beginning August 11.
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Summit demonstrates entrepreneurial journalism coming of age

Jul 15, 2014 More than 60 educators, including Ferrier, from across the U.S., Nova Scotia, Mexico and Austria gathered at the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism on Thursday, July 10 at the Journalism Entrepreneurship Educators Summit to share best practices, concerns and collaborate as what was a fringe movement to change journalism curricula has now come of age.
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Communications grad gives back to alma mater

Jul 11, 2014 Alumna Melissa Wervey Arnold and her husband Kevin have established the Wervey Arnold Family Scholarship, to benefit students in the Scripps College of Communication.
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