What a 2018!

We are so grateful for another exciting year in Sports Journalism, because we have so much success to celebrate. We are officially a MSU minor! We have more than 40 students picking the minor – in only one semester. If you are interested, read up! We had another successful Sports Journalism Education Abroad class, to…

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…

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,…

NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!

The MSU School of Journalism is now part of the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation Scholarship contest. What does that mean? More opportunities for MSU sports JRN students. There are five, $5,000 offered by the foundation in its annual column contest. Each of the 33 universities in the program will submit 1 column for consideration. In…

#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…

Welcome to 2015!!!

Wishing everybody in the Michigan State Sports Journalism family a fantastic 2015: adventures, health, and a lot of fun! We are busy working on developing some exciting programs, classes, and other opportunities. So stay tuned. In the meantime, follow us on Twitter (@michstsportsjrn). If you are an alum, shoot us your contact/job info (we’re building…

MSU goes behind the scenes ESPN College GameDay

— courtesy MSU College of Arts and Sciences Newsletter, Nov. 11, 2014 edition… Sports journalism students recently had an exclusive backstage pass to the ESPN College GameDay set, which included a one-on-one session with an ESPN writer, a press conference and tours of the set, production truck and tour bus. Nine students from two sports…