News & Events

Data journalist Carolyn Thompson named 2018 Visiting Journalist in Forestry Issues

Thompson is looking to build on her investigation into how businesses are exploiting South Sudan's civil war by illegally exporting teak wood.

Video pioneer David Dunkley Gyimah named Asper Visiting Professor

David Dunkley Gyimah brings to the School more than 30 years at the forefront of video and multimedia journalism.

UBC Journalism makes international video archive available for free

The material include scenes in Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Indonesia and Uganda for stories about e-waste, food safety and security and illegal logging.

Journalism grad Vanessa Hrvatin awarded Michelle Lang Fellowship

Hrvatin will spend a year at the National Post and Calgary Herald pursuing a project on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

$17,500 SSHRC grants fuel UBC Journalism students’ research

Students Anya Zoledziowski and Alex Migdal are pursuing in-depth journalism research funded by SSHRC.

New faculty Saranaz Barforoush brings global experience to UBC Journalism

Saranaz Barforoush wants to engage in critical discussions about international reporting with students.

UBC tops j-schools with nine Canadian Online Publishing Award nominations

It’s the ninth year in a row that UBC Journalism has been recognized at the COPAs, which honour digital excellence in Canadian publishing.

Eight UBC j-students and alumni nominated for Webster awards

Their stories are featured in six categories in what are considered B.C.’s top journalism honours.