Keith Reed has been named the 2019–20 recipient of the Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) Fellowship in Film Criticism, a program that supports the next generation of film critics.
Growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, Cate Young learned several things about herself early in life: She had strong opinions, she was a feminist, and she was a voracious consumer of pop culture. But it wasn’t until she was pursuing her bachelor’s degree in photojournalism at Boston University that she realized that all of those traits would one day add up to a career.
Media innovator, entrepreneur and CEO Maverick Carter encouraged the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s Class of 2019 to not be afraid to bet big on themselves.
In a tiny, rural village about 30 miles outside of Bangkok earlier this year, Francisco Jauregui ’19 and a group of five USC Annenberg students arrived in a taxi to attend a Muay Thai martial arts class.
Four USC Annenberg students spent two weeks in New York as part of the 2017 Maymester program. They talk about what that trip meant to them, what they are taking away from their time at USC Annenberg — and the jobs they have all secured after graduation. The students included: Nicholas Alfano (B.A., journalism ’19), Andie Wright (B.A., public relations ’19, Matthew Simon (B.A., communication and political science ’19) and Jacqueline Baltz (B.A., journalism ’19).
Before Shushan Minasian came to Los Angeles two years ago from her native Russia, her concept of the city was based on, well, Hollywood.
Traci Gillig will be earning her Ph.D. in communication from USC Annenberg at Friday’s commencement, but she won’t have long to celebrate. She’s already been hired as an assistant professor of communication at Washington State University.
Three USC Annenberg students were among the Trojans honored April 9 at the university’s 38th annual Academic Honors Convocation. Held at Town and Gown on the University Park Campus, the event recognizes the outstanding scholarship and achievements of USC students, faculty, alumni and other members of the Trojan Family