Summertime!

Whew! What a year! Before we all go off for the summer, let’s recap! For the second year in a row, our MSU chapter of the Association for Women in Sports Media was named “Outstanding Professional Chapter” by the MSU Office of Student Life! We had the Spartan Sports Journalism Classic – another huge success!…

Are you preparing for the future?

Sounds like a serious question, especially in the heat of the summer! But we’re not joking. What are YOU doing to prepare yourself for the future? It’s a question you should be asking yourself as an incoming freshman, a sophomore/junior getting into the seriousness of work, or as a senior looking toward graduation…or any time…

Did you follow us?

The second edition of our Sports Journalism Education Abroad is in the books! We had 15 students, plus Profs. Joanne Gerstner and Amy Haimerl, spend 4 weeks in Paris and Rome. We met media leaders, toured the sights of both cities, ventured out to Normandy and Castel Gandolfo, and ate more cannoli, croissants, pizzas, crepes,…

Another great semester with Fox Sports U and Fox Sports Detroit!

  For the third year, Sports JRN418 has successfully competed a real-world challenge with Fox Sports U and Fox Sports Detroit. This year’s project was working on a content, marketing and collateral plan for FSD’s annual 5K race in downtown Detroit with the Detroit Tigers. Students looked at ways to make the content (broadcast, multimedia,…

One Shining Moment…for Sports JRN!

    The MSU men’s basketball team may have fallen short of winning the title, but we are claiming the sports media championship for MSU Sports JRN. We had more than 20 students at Little Caesar’s Arena in Detroit, working from March 15-18, as reporters, play-by-play/color for IMPACT radio, correspondents for our Spartan Sports Report…

A little advice from the pros!

Ever wonder what the big names in the biz would love to have told their younger selves? Nice piece in Sports Illustrated, read and enjoy….

Happy Spring break! Make it count!

What are you doing this spring break? Getting some rest? Heading somewhere warm? Working some extra hours to get the bank account balance up? Take a little time to think about your future… look for your dream internship. Research your dream job – and see the path you need to carve out to get there….

We are on a roll….

We are following up last week’s big wins in the Michigan Broadcast Association awards …with more awards, this time on a national scale! Sports JRN students Jason Ruff and Jack Sznewajs took second in the Sports play-by-play division in the Broadcast Education Awards Best of Festival contest. They will be honored in Las Vegas, April…

1st STUDY ABROAD MEETING TONIGHT!

REMINDER – First Sports JRN Study Abroad meeting for registered students is TONIGHT,  6 p.m., room 184 CAS, PIZZA will be served (good pizza, we don’t do bad pizza people). If you are on the fence, come and see what it is all about.

And another one…

The awards keep coming for MSU Sports Journalism students! The Spartan Sports Report, and anchor/-co-founder Brad Merlo, have placed in the Michigan Association of Broadcasters student contest! It’s a very impressive accomplishment, as the SSR is only in its first year. (The SSR is open to ALL interested students, of all years and experience. Beginners…

MAKE BIG PLANS FOR 2018!!!

We’re not kidding. It’s a new year, and we want you to think BIG. Some suggestions to make 2018 the best yet: Sign up for our Sports Media/JRN Study Abroad to Paris and Rome. It is a month (May 27-June 26) and we take in the best of sports, media, culture and fun in both…

Registration open for Study Abroad ’18 !

Would you like to go to Paris and Rome, and experience first-hand some of the most historic sports stadiums and events in the world? Would you like to meet and hear from Olympic athletes, professional athletes, Olympic organizers? Would you like to eat great food, experience new cultures, and think about sports media in a…