For the fourth time in six years, a Baylor journalism student has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar, the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Brent Salter, a double major in international studies and journalism, from Bulverde, Texas, answered some questions about his experience at Baylor and his next plans.
Alumnus speaks at awards ceremony, $200,000 in scholarships awarded
The Journalism, Public Relations and New Media department held its annual student awards banquet April 22, celebrating student work and accomplishments from both the fall and spring semesters.
Alumnus Chris Talley, vice president of brand and strategy at the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), a financial services organization that caters to members of the military and their families, offered words of encouragement to students as the event's guest speaker.
Baylor in New York Program Prepares Alumnus for Career in Broadcast News
Getting ready for college graduation can lead many students to feel uneasy about the next chapter in their lives. However, Baylor University offers a wide array of internship programs for students in the journalism field to prepare them for their future careers.
Among the most prestigious are the Baylor in New York and Baylor in Los Angeles programs. Matt Howerton, a 2012 graduate of Baylor University, called New York City his home for a semester while interning at WABC-TV.
Baylor Journalism Student Represents Chapter at PRSSA National Assembly
Lauren Kastner, sophomore journalism major, represented the Baylor University chapter at the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Assembly on April 4-7, 2013 in Albuquerque, N. M. She attended educational sessions, met PRSSA delegates from all over the U.S. and voted on the new national officers. Kaster was elected to serve as the historian for the Baylor chapter of PRSSA during the spring semester.
PR student Charlie Foster represents Baylor at NAB Conference in Las Vegas
Baylor public relations student Charlie Foster had the experience of a lifetime when he was selected to serve as an intern at the National Association of Broadcasters annual conference from April 6-11 in Las Vegas, Nev.
The conference showcases the newest technology in the digital media world with more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries.
Baylor Journalism, PR and New Media Professors' Current Research
Several Baylor Journalism, PR & New Media professors are leading some compelling new studies that help to fill voids in available information on new media pedagogy and other topics. Among them are Drs. Elizabeth Bates, Mia Moody-Ramirez, Cassy Burleson and Marlene Neill.
JPRNM Professor Speaks to Fort Worth PRSA
Baylor journalism lecturer Dr. Marlene Neill spoke to the Fort Worth PRSA chapter on March 13 at the Colonial Country Club about her dissertation research. The title of the presentation was "Office Politics: Why Public Relations Executives Frequent Starbucks & Fitness Centers."
Baylor JPRNM graduate students present papers at 2013 AEJMC Midwinter Conference
Several Baylor graduate students in the Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media presented papers at the 2013 AEJMC Midwinter Conference, held March 1-2 at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Oklahoma.
Baylor JPRNM students use social media to cover conference
The first CenTex New Media Conference offered two firsts: how-to from 20 cutting-edge gurus and hands-on social media reporting experience for Baylor's Journalism, Public Relations and New Media department's students. The inaugural event was held Saturday, March 2 at the Texas Farm Bureau Headquarters in Waco.
Journalism Professors Study on Search Engine Optimization Published
Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez and Dr. Elizabeth Bates study on search engine optimization was published in the February issue of the journal, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. The article is titled PR Students' Perceptions and Readiness for Using Search Engine Optimization .
Journalism professor named to national industry ethics board
As a leading Christian institution of higher education, it makes sense that Baylor would be recognized as a leader when it comes to ethics in the field. That has proven to be the case, whether it's Baylor alumni serving as high-ranked ethics officials or Baylor programs being lauded by national publications for their focus on [...]
PR Professionals Are Not 'Yes Men' When Pressured to Be Unethical, Baylor Study Shows
WACO, Texas (Jan. 15, 2013) -- Public relations professionals who have provided ethics counsel to senior management are at least as fervent about serving the public interest -- sometimes even more so -- as they are about their duty to their organizations, according to a Baylor University researcher.
New Media Sequence Added to Program
The Baylor Journalism, Public Relations & New Media has added a third sequence for students majoring in journalism: New Media.