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UBC j-student wins FASPE Fellowship

UBC Journalism student Allison Griner has won a FASPE Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. In May 2013, Griner will join 13 other journalism students in an intensive two-week program in New York, Germany and Poland. They will use the history of the Holocaust as a lens through which to study contemporary ethics […]

UBC j-student wins EU award for promising journalists

UBC Journalism student Samuel Danzon-Chambaud has won a 2013 European Union-Canada Young Journalist Award.

UBC Journalism takes home two Jack Webster Awards

UBC Journalism student Jordan Wade has won a Jack Webster Foundation Student Journalism Award for 2012, which recognizes those who have demonstrated their dedication to the profession of journalism. Wade is a second-year Master of Journalism student who specializes in arts and cultural stories, sociology and urban planning. He was born in Toronto, and after […]

UBC j-school students win Canadian Online Publishing Award

UBC Graduate School of Journalism students have won a prestigious 2012 Canadian Online Publishing Award. Meg Mittelstedt and Alexandra Minzlaff won gold in the Best Video or Multimedia Feature category for their video project “Liberia’s lost generation: A Vancouver photographer reconstructs the country’s past.” Faculty members David Rummel and Dan McKinney were the editors for the […]

UBC j-school up for four Canadian Online Publishing Awards

The UBC Graduate School of Journalism has been nominated for four 2012 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. School-related projects by students and faculty are finalists for best video, best website and best article in the blue division, which is the business-to-business, professional association, farm and scholarly category. The school won two COPAs in 2011. This year, UBC Journalism is […]

Frances Bula joins UBC Journalism as Canwest Visiting Professor

The School of Journalism is pleased to announce that Frances Bula has joined the School this semester as the Canwest Visiting Professor.  Bula, a journalist specializing in urban issues and city politics in the Vancouver area, brings to the School over 21 years of experience as a reporter for the Vancouver Sun. She also has […]

Prof. Rummel up for prestigious online journalism award

Congratulations to Prof. David Rummel for his 2012 Online Journalism Award nomination of “Punched Out: The Life and Death of a Hockey Enforcer,”  a multimedia project he oversaw for The New York Times. “Punched Out” tells the story of the NHL player Derek Boogaard, who moved up the ranks in the Canadian Western League and was […]

We’re hiring: Sessional Lecturer on Human Rights Reporting

The Graduate School of Journalism invites applications for a part-time Sessional Lectureship for the 2012-13 Winter Session (Term 2) to teach a course focusing on human rights reporting. A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline is required and preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience. Applicants from both inside and […]