And another one!

We are rolling through 2019, with more amazing things happening for our students and faculty. Congratulations to our Sports JRN students who recently won Michigan Association of Broadcasters, Michigan Press Association and Broadcast Education Association contests. Our list: (BEA): Michael Epps, Award of Excellence, for Television Feature Sports story (MPA) – The State News staffers….Kara…

Going to work…

MSU Sports Journalism loves to do real world opportunities at every turn, so it was a no-brainer that we HAD to cover the Pistons-Cavaliers game at the Breslin Center on Oct. 12. Seven MSU Sports Journalism students, plus former NBA beat writer/Prof. Joanne Gerstner, went through pre-game interviews; met with Detroit Free Press beat writer…

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…

Big new stuff coming this fall!

We have some big news – FANFARE – MSU Journalism now has an official Sports Journalism Minor! That’s right, you can now minor in Sports Journalism, an officially fantastic thing that has been in the works for two years! The minor takes effect for the Fall 2018 semester, and those who successfully complete the requirements…

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…

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…

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…

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…