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Reporting in Indigenous Communities Course Means More Than Just Storytelling

By Blake Murphy ’14 Every First Nations community has their own word for water. While many native terms are composed of a large variety of native and settler languages, the idea of water is important enough that multiple words for it still exist in the different languages. Tsuk Ekanam is a Chinook term for “water […]

UBC j-grad Jodie Martinson nominated for 4 Leo Awards

UBC Journalism alumni, Jodie Martinson (’10), has been nominated for four Leo Awards (BC Film and Television). Her animated short, Stronghearted, has been nominated for a Leo in the Best Animation Program or Series category. She has also been nominated for her short TV documentary, Cue the Muse, in three categories: Best Short Documentary, Best Direction in documentary, […]

Dr. Mary Lynn Young nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Dr. Mary Lynn Young has been nominated for the YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards in the Education, Training and Development category.

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 […]