JRN418 covers community/MSU for WKAR

Our Sports JRN418 class is focused on the real world – we see it as a bridge from moving from being a college journalist to a professional one. JRN418 works closely with WKAR Current Sports, covering club sports and the greater Lansing sports community.   Students also help with Current Sports on the radio…check the…

So much good news!

Things are hopping around MSU sports journalism, so we will cut to the chase with everything: Read the latest stories from JRN 418 for WKAR Current Sports! Sports Journalism Study Abroad 2018! We will be doing the amazing journey to Paris and Rome again in the summer of 2018. Re-live the magical SA from 2016…

MSU Sports JRN works with BTN Tailgate

By Kacy Kobakof/MSU JRN Senior Before Saturday’s Wisconsin-Michigan State game, I was one of 10 MSU journalism students selected to partner with the Big Ten Network. We assisted in their execution of airing their new , 90-minute live football pre-game television show, BTN Tailgate, from Munn Field. BTN asked MSU Sports Journalism for students to…

Internships = a big deal

So let’s have a little chat about internships. You know you have to do one to graduate as a JRN major. But there’s a lot more art to the game than just getting one and checking it off the graduation to-do list. At best, the right internship can set you up for a job when…

WELCOME!

It is the start of another school year, and we’re always excited to welcome back our upperclass students, and welcome our new students to MSU Sports JRN! We wish all of you the best this year, and hope you will get involved to make the most of your MSU experience. Here are some things to…

Yes, that was MSU Sports JRN on TV!

Garbage Time with Katie Nolan on FS1 highlighted the AWSM@MSU chapter, by having the group’s photo up on her show! She opened her discussion by mentioning how proud she was to meet young professionals going into sports media, such as MSU’s AWSM students. So yes, your eyes were not deceiving you! It was MSU’s Sports…

Congrats AWSM@Michigan State!

MSU Sports Journalism congratulates the Association for Women in Sports Media chapter at Michigan State for a huge accomplishment – winning the first Chapter of the Year award for MSU! The AWSM@MSU chapter, led by senior Hanna Sprague, was honored at the 2016 AWSM convention in Miami at the end of July. Nine student members, along…

Our Study Abroad is in the news!

The first MSU Sports Journalism is making some news in Rome, as the 22 students made a strong positive impression on veteran journalist John Henderson. He wrote this in his blog, after meeting with MSU students to discuss his career at the Denver Post: “I’ve spoken to journalism classes at numerous colleges. I can usually…

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!

We don’t want to brag…

but yeah, some amazing things are happening with Sports Journalism at MSU! Thanks to CAS for profiling our program and our fantastic students and faculty.  Also read about Professor Gerstner’s fellowship in Zurich to study neuroscience and sports. We’re trying every day to be the best.

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…