News

Nov
19
2021
Baylor JPR&NM alumna Andrea Gaul recently accepted a new role as Internal Communications Manager at the National Safety Council, America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate.
Nov
17
2021
Baylor Journalism, Public Relations and New Media alumnus Shehan Jeyarajah (BA, Class of 2016) joined CBS Sports as a National College Football Writer. His first day was Aug. 29.
Nov
17
2021
Editor-in-chief is no simple job—it involves extreme attention to detail, countless hours of brainstorming, a team player attitude and a talent of delegation and balance.
Nov
17
2021
Veteran newsman Rick Bradfield’s legacy will live on forever with the Rick Bradfield Award for Breaking News and Investigative Journalism.
Nov
16
2021
Congratulations to JPR&NM alumna Christina Soto for her recent promotion to weekend evening anchor at NBC2 News in Florida.
Nov
16
2021
BizCom President Monica Feid, who serves on the JPR&NM department’s advisory board, recently hired two Baylor University graduates
Nov
15
2021
Working for Uplifting Athletes allows Baylor JPR&NM alumnus Levi Norwood to put to use the skills he developed as a student-athlete, PR major and Sport Management graduate student at Baylor University– for something that is inspiring and changing/saving lives.
Nov
15
2021
Since graduating from Baylor University with a degree in Journalism in May 2020, Baylor JPR&NM alumna Jillian Price has been busy. She began the master’s program in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2020. Since then, she has written for the school’s online publication, Reporting Texas, interned with the Daily Dot and participated in the NPR Next Generation program with the Texas Observer.
Sep
27
2021
Baylor University’s Department of Journalism, Public Relations & New Media will dedicate three walls during this year’s homecoming reception at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, in Room 245 of the Castellaw Communications Center.
Sep
27
2021
Baylor Journalism, Public Relations & New Media alumnus Matt Hellman (BA, Class of 2013) has joined the University of North Texas family in his new role as Graphic Design Specialist for the UNT College of Music.
Sep
27
2021
Cassy Burleson, senior lecturer, Baylor University wins for her exceptional dedication to student success
Sep
26
2021
Baylor Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media faculty, students and staff are sad to lose former colleague–Mike Blackman. He died Sept. 23 at age 77. He had been in poor health for several years.
Sep
17
2021
The Baylor Department of Journalism, Public Relations & New Media is pleased to highlight Dr. Clark Baker’s photography exhibit titled, “Migrant Journeys.”
Sep
5
2021
The world lost a news pioneer and a legend when KWTX Managing Editor, long-time adjunct faculty member and Baylor Journalism, Public Relations & New Media alumnus Rick Bradfield, 66, passed away on Sept. 2, 2021.
Aug
3
2021
The Baylor Journalism, Public Relations & New Media department will be well represented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference on Aug. 4-7.
May
24
2021
Congratulations to Baylor JPR&NM alumna Elvia Aguilar, a recent graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi, a training program for emerging and existing leaders that builds the needed skills, knowledge, motivation, and vision to develop a stronger community.
May
21
2021
Hello and welcome to the Spring 2021 Department of Journalism, Public Relations & New Media newsletter. As you all might imagine, our department has been busy this year. The pandemic brought with it numerous challenges, but we persevered through another semester of what many people labeled "impossible."

We continued to make strides with the following updates to report:
May
21
2021
Focused on their area of journalistic and critical thinking expertise, three members of the Baylor Journalism, Public Relations and New Media department presented their research at this year’s virtual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Midwinter Conference hosted by the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Oklahoma.
May
21
2021
Flora (Lee) Peir, Baylor Journalism, Public Relations and New Media class of 2003, recently joined the “19th*,” a newsroom focusing on gender, politics and policy, as its first news editor. In this role, she oversees daily general news and breaking stories as the newsroom expands.
May
21
2021
After spending six years in the agency world, working on behalf of top clients such as JPMorgan Chase, Verizon, Intel, BNY Mellon, Parmida Schahhosseini (’14) decided to do something more purposeful. She saw that her church, Central Presbyterian Church in New York City had an opening for a communications manager so after much prayer, she decided to pursue the position.
May
21
2021
Brittany Burcham launched her first video on teen foster care in April, and she has since blown up on TikTok.

“TikTok is cool…sixty seconds is the longest you can effectively share a message, so you have to be creative,” said Burcham, who graduated from Baylor in 2007 with a degree in public relations and a minor in political science and world affairs. She is now a senior manager of franchise communications at Marriott.
May
21
2021
After two years of covering sports for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Baylor Journalism, Public Relations & New Media alumna Alexis Cubit will soon join The State Newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, where she will cover Clemson Athletics.
May
21
2021
Baylor journalism, public relations and new media alumna Claire St. Amant’s latest project is a true crime investigative podcast about the mysterious disappearance and death of college wrestler, Dammion Heard.

In week three and pretty close to 100 thousand downloads, the podcast offers listeners a front row seat to what really happened following the mysterious disappearance of a college freshman who went missing after a wrestling team party in 2014. His body was found four days later on a Colorado cliffside.
May
21
2021
Award-winning author Preston Lewis, ’72, Baylor journalism, has been elected to the Texas Institute of Letters, which was established during the state’s 1936 Centennial to celebrate Texas literature and to recognize distinctive literary achievement. Lewis is one of 14 new members inducted in the class of 2021.
May
21
2021
Baylor Journalism alumnus Jonathan Lee Fulbright, 64, of Pecos, Texas, passed away on May 11, 2021.

Jonathan was a journalist employed by the New York Herald Tribune. Following in his dad’s footsteps, he earned a degree in journalism from Baylor University.
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