Doing the real world…

Are you feeling in the swing of things again? We’re more than a month into classes, and it feels like everybody is in a good groove. Some great stuff to let the world know about! Our new content provider relationship with MSU Athletics and JRN418 just produced its first stories! We are doing features on…

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…

What our #SSJC alumni are saying…

We asked our amazing #SSJC17 alumni to share their MSU memories and advice for current Sports JRN students. Thanks to all who contributed – great stuff!       Brady Clyma, Fox Sports Detroit Spartan sports memory: TJ Duckett’s TD reception in the 2001 game vs. Michigan. Even though I wasn’t a student (graduated in…

Meet our #SSJC17 alumni!!

We are so excited to welcome you back to MSU. We are proud to have the best in the business as MSU J-School alumni and friends. We’re looking forward to a great day with all of you! The #SSJC17 team     #SSJC17 returning alumni Jake Atnip, Lansing State Journal Jo-Ann Barnas, S.A.Y. Detroit Rico…

The good stuff!

We’re in full swing already, even though the new school year doesn’t start for another few weeks. The planning for the Spartan Sports Journalism Classic has been underway since April, and we are getting more excited by the day for Oct. 20. Invites are going out to alumni and friends via email and social media,…

The checklist for starting 2017 right!

The start of a new year is always a good place to check on your career. It doesn’t matter where you are in the cycle: in school, graduating soon, in your career, or looking to move up….you can always up your game. Here are some things to think about: Define yourself. What makes you good…

Study Abroad underway!

It has been a fantastic opening week for MSU Sports JRN’s first Study Abroad. A group of 22 is in Paris, and went to the French Open, Eurosport, toured Ile de la Cite, and heard from MSU JRN alumna/Indy Star Columnist Suzette Hackney. Next week – the New York Times and more on tap!

CONGRATULATIONS 2016 JRN GRADS!

We’re so proud of you. We celebrate your achievements. And we welcome you to the Michigan State University ALUMNI family. You’re always part of the MSU Sports Journalism family. So please stay in touch. If you know of opportunities to share (jobs, projects, internships), let us know. Congrats! And here’s to the next step: your…

Miss #SSJC2015! Relive it now!

We hope you were part of our Spartan Sports Journalism Classic 2015. It was amazing to see so many alumni, students and friends. A lot of magical stuff happened that day, and yeah, we’re still riding high from all of it! Here is the video we’ve put together to remember the day. #SpartansWill

#SSJC2015 a SMASH Success!

Thanks to the MSU Sports JRN students, Alumni, MSU school of Journalism staff and faculty, Chair Lucinda Davenport, Dean Prabu David, Meredith Jagutis, Rachael Zylstra, and ComArtSci for an epic two days of events to celebrate the third Spartan Sports Journalism Classic. There was networking, speed coaching, an amazing alumni panel on Social Media and…

WORLD PREMIERE OF HYPE VIDEO

We had to do it. We had to make the most epic hype video ever for our Sports Journalism program. OK, fine, it’s our first hype video, but we have Sparty, Shanin Thomas, Darien Harris and Mark Hollis, and the great JRN students of MSU as stars. And a student director too. We cannot wait…

#SSJC2015 is almost here!

You can feel the excitement within the halls of CAS. The whole MSU school of journalism is gearing up…. Come Friday, the Spartan Sports Journalism Classic will be doing a big takeover – nearly 50 alumni, more than 120 students, and an amazing day of networking, coaching, learning, and Michigan State sports JRN can-do. At…