Stories tagged with: Scripps College of Communication

WOUB Student Staff Support Fund helps three students focus on gaining real-world media experience

October 9, 2023 OHIO students Shane Scalfaro, Payton Brooker and Gabe Scotto are being paid to prepare for their future careers thanks to the Neil Mahrer and Sonia Franceski WOUB Student Staff Support Fund.

Ken Slats learned his storytelling skills at WOUB and Ohio University

October 3, 2023 When Ken Slats started at Ohio University in 1987, he knew he wanted to pursue a career in media as a journalist telling the stories of his sports heroes.

Communication skills learned at OHIO and WOUB helped Michael Massa start his legal career

October 1, 2023 For the past 30 years, Michael Massa has worked in the legal system as a court arbitrator and mediator. But law was not originally Massa’s career plan when he started at Ohio University in 1977.

The confidence to work in Homeland Security program and grant management came from Ohio University and WOUB

September 26, 2023 Growing up in Maryland just outside of Washington, D.C., Michael Goldfarb listened to sports talk radio with his dad a lot.

Broadcast alum named Teacher of the Year, his students have won 79 Emmy Awards

September 25, 2023 Scripps alum Mark Lowrie (BSC ’89) was recently named Ohio Teacher of the Year. After working 12 years in television news, Lowrie switched to teaching broadcast journalism to high school students.

OHIO’s High School Media Workshop gives students a glimpse of real-life media production

September 22, 2023 Teens hailing from Athens County and across the nation brought their creative ideas to life at the annual High School Media Workshop at Ohio University in July.

Students win college student production award for Hardwood Heroes

September 22, 2023 Several OHIO students were nominated and won awards from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

New film highlights Athens-to-Hollywood connection

September 20, 2023 Only one year after graduating, Noah Turner worked on a video project for Netflix featuring British acting icon John Boyega, best known for playing Finn in the newest “Star Wars” trilogy.

San Diego sports media legend Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton cut his teeth calling high school football games in southeast Ohio

September 19, 2023 Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton’s sports media career has been one that most 12-year-olds dream about.

National media outlets rely on VisCom alums to photograph Ohio news for global audience

September 19, 2023 The New York Times and other leading media outlets hire award-winning photographers trained at OHIO's School of Visual Communication to cover Ohio and nearby news for a vast global audience.

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Former OHIO and WOUB student Larry Katz establishes fund to support WOUB Sports student leaders and productions

September 18, 2023 Former OHIO and WOUB Public Media Student Larry Katz is paying his WOUB Public Media experience forward with a $100,000 gift to help amplify training and experiences for WOUB Sports students.

Jalyssa Eliasen took the skills she learned at Ohio University and WOUB to Twitch

September 12, 2023 When Jalyssa Eliasen graduated from Ohio University in June of 2011, the video live streaming service, Twitch, was just getting off the ground in beta testing.

Slime-tastic summer: OHIO senior's dream comes true with Nickelodeon internship

September 12, 2023 For Allison Irey, her dream came true this summer: working as a production technology intern at Nickelodeon Animation Studio in California. She was one of 22 interns out of 6,000 applicants.

How WOUB and internships launched one alumna’s career as a digital manager for a congressional committee

September 11, 2023 During one week in August, Scripps alumna Samantha Wiesneth was in Alaska learning about challenges facing the U.S. Coast Guard. Earlier that month, she documented the southern border in Arizona.

Behind-the-scenes of the NFL: OHIO alumnus leads award-winning Detroit Lions PR team

September 8, 2023 Eamonn Reynolds gained firsthand experience at Ohio University working as a student communications assistant for OHIO Athletics. Now, he leads the award-winning Detroit Lions public relations team.