Two-time alumnus — journalism and communication management — Ben Malcolmson returns to campus with a new book about his unique Trojan football experience.
Alumna Sanika Bhargaw is confident she has the skills to succeed no matter how the industry evolves, thanks to the knowledge she gained at USC Annenberg.
USC Annenberg students, alumni and faculty honored with L.A. Press Club’s Southern California Journalism Awards
When you put your eye to the viewfinder, aim a microphone or press play on the recorder, your only thought is to get the story — accurately. This year at the 60th Annual Los Angeles Press Club’s SoCal Journalism Awards on June 24, a slew of USC Annenberg students, alumni and even one of our esteemed professors got a bonus — honor and recognition for a job well done.
“I remember watching Obama’s inauguration in 2009 a few months after I came to the United States, and I never imagined I would be covering an inauguration eight years later while in college,” said Melody Jiang ’17, a USC Annenberg alumna with a degree in broadcast and digital journalism.
The best part of a day of service? It usually turns into a day of learning and inspiration.
When Steve Kearns graduated from USC Annenberg in 2016, he was ready to jump into a professional career. He had been drawn to public relations because of the practical tools, resources and skill-building the program offers. While an undergraduate PR major, Kearns made connections while interning for leading entertainment brands and learned firsthand knowledge about industry needs. These real-life experiences gave Kearns the confidence to remain focused, take initiative and be creative in his approach.
Broadcast journalist finding success by connecting with people
At 11:58 a.m. on the morning of April 18, staff at the Los Angeles Times received an email directing them to the newsroom. This was no ordinary Monday morning meeting. It was Pulitzer Prize day, and within moments, clapping and cheers erupted as the news was announced via a livestream of the awards: the paper had won a Pulitzer.
“It was a totally euphoric moment,” said...