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!
- The Spartan Sports Report debuted, and won a slew of industry awards in its first year!
- Our students went behind the scenes with FOX Sports to see their 360/immersive coverage of B10 football.
- Our Sports JRN students won student EMMYs, MAB awards.
- The Sports Journalism Minor was officially announced – going live Fall 2018!
- 22 MSU sports JRN students covered the first and second rounds of the 2018 NCAA men’s Tournament, from broadcast, sports info/media relations, multimedia, photo and social media.
- FOX Sports U crowned another amazing winner in JRN418, and our students networked all semester long with execs from FSDetroit and national Fox Sports.
- Our JRN417 class covered Okemos High School sports, learning how to develop beats, stories and learn a community.
- Students are interning this summer with The Nashville Tennessean, Major League Baseball, FOX Sports, the Detroit Tigers, USPBL and many other places.
- AND best of all, our graduates are getting jobs!
So have a great summer! We all accomplished a lot!