The monolithic, three-story media wall in the lobby of Wallis Annenberg Hall serves as an easy visual metaphor: Its towering presence always conveys that you’re at the center of something. When big news is breaking, USC Annenberg students, faculty and staff know they can gather to witness it here — especially if that news is about national politics. During the 2016 election season, all three presidential debates were shown live on the media wall, with students packed onto three floors engaging with faculty in post-debate discussion.
At the 61st Annual Southern California Journalism Awards, USC Annenberg was well represented among the winners and nominees.
The co-creator of the social networking app Grindr constructs creative career choices for himself.
When The Force Report, a database that collects information about police use of force in New Jersey, released a major announcement in mid-November 2018, reporter Disha Raychaudhuri of NJ Advance Media was ready to crunch the numbers.
Alumni earn Pulitzer Prize honors
There are so many ways to slice a career in public relations. Maggie Habib, who earned her bachelor's in public relations in 2004, provides tips. This video is part of a “Live with Alumni” series that is created in partnership with our alumni office.
Tara Campbell was elected mayor of her hometown, Yorba Linda, California, at the age of 25, just two years after graduating with a dual degree in broadcast and digital journalism and political science.
Kimberly Osborne’s career has spanned 25 years and has taken her around the world. She’s worked for the Department of Transportation in D.C., in crisis and disaster management in Texas, as the chief strategic communication advisor to the Afghan National Security Forces in Afghanistan and most recently in Myanmar as a Fulbright specialist. The one constant: her desire to make an impact.