USC Annenberg Dean Ernest J. Wilson III delivered the 13th annual James L. Loper Lecture in Public Service Broadcasting on Feb. 22 at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. The Loper Lecture honors the late James L. Loper, a Southern Californian pioneer in public broadcasting.
Gifts and Giving
For Joy Ofodu, the “Aha!” moment came early during her Bay Area Maymester trip with 16 fellow USC Annenberg journalism and communication students.
She had studied up on the companies that filled their two-week itinerary – Google, Instagram, Pinterest, Pixar and a full roster of top-tier media tech companies. She suited up, as she puts it, “to the nines.” Still, she couldn’t help...
ONA’s 2017 Women’s Leadership Accelerator comes to USC Annenberg, build strong leadership skills for women journalists
The Online News Association’s 2017 Women’s Leadership Accelerator took place at USC Annenberg February 5–10. The weeklong forum focused on developing strong leadership skills for women working in digital journalism. In addition to sessions with women leaders in the media industry, participants heard from experts in the Los Angeles media community and worked closely with mentors on their personal projects.
Annenberg Youth Academy for Media and Civic Engagement launches this summer, currently seeking applications
This summer, 26 high school students will take part in the Annenberg Youth Academy for Media and Civic Engagement, an intensive, three-week academy designed to expose students to media, technology, communications, journalism, civic engagement and their impact in our society today.
The spotlight was on two USC Annenberg students Sunday night at Staples Center, where they were presented with the 2016 Chick Hearn Memorial Scholarship in a ceremony at center court. Keely Eure (B.A. Broadcast Journalism, '17) and Jodee Storm Sullivan (B.A. Broadcast and Digital Journalism, '18) received the award from the Hearn family and Annenberg Dean Ernest J. Wilson III during half-time at the Lakers vs. Hawks game, which fell on what would have been the late legendary announcer's 100th birthday.
USC Annenberg Professor Alison Trope’s Critical Media Project continues partnership with high school, looks to expand presence
For USC Annenberg student Chase Peterson (B.A. Communication ‘16), taking professor Alison Trope ’s COMM 494: Critical Media Literacy, Research, and Service Learning class last year was the highlight of his undergraduate career.
He remembers talking to high school students from South L.A.’s...
Inside the classrooms at USC Annenberg, students are the ones typically tasked with answering the hard hitting questions. "Five Minutes with..." turns the table on faculty and staff to ask them the hard questions.
Jaime Carias, USC Annenberg’s Civic Engagement Coordinator, grew up a few miles from USC and dreamt of one day attending the school.
He found himself in his current...
On September 30, a diverse group of local high school students was afforded a first-hand look at the future of journalism at Wallis Annenberg Hall, with 109 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors attending workshops geared towards the use of social media, mobile and other storytelling tools.
The third biannual High School Journalism Day was organized by Jaime Carias, USC Annenberg’s...