Jordan Corona, a junior journalism student Corpus Christi, is participating in a Baylor Missions' trip called Hunger In America in Washington, D.C., from May 18 to May 27 to learn about how hunger is addressed in the United States. He will be meeting key leaders in the fight against hunger from government agencies, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and more and volunteering with several organizations around the Capital.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.