NAHJ-FIU workshop by journalists for journalists

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists' FIU chapter hosted “A Workshop By Journalists For Journalists” last Friday on FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus. Lilia Luciano, an investigative reporter for ABC 10, and Adriana Mocciola, a producer for Telemundo 51, were invited to speak. Both guests gave advice on how to be successful in the field

2018-10-25T13:04:12+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Journalism|

FIU’s NAHJ chapter launches “Voces del Periodismo” journalism contest

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists chapter at Florida International University has launched a journalism contest open to students in South Florida called "Voces del Periodismo." The deadline is Nov. 9, and an awards ceremony will follow on Nov. 16. Entries may be in either English or Spanish in three categories: text, video or

2018-10-18T14:45:12+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Business, Journalism, News|

Election workshop held at FIU’s Biscayne Bay Campus

About two dozen people – including FIU students, FIU professors, and professionals  – gathered at the Biscayne Bay Campus last week to participate in a workshop focused on covering the midterm elections. The bilingual training on Oct. 12 was hosted by the Florida Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalist as part of

2018-10-17T11:20:01+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Journalism, News, Politics|

Gay journalist gives talk on issues facing Hispanic LGBTQ community

Michael Lavers, a reporter for the Washington Blade, shared his experiences covering the Latin American LGBTQ community at a panel discussion held at Miami-Dade College's downtown campus earliest this month. The event was part of Celebrate ORGULLO, a pride festival that occurs during Hispanic Heritage Month. According to organizers, Celebrate ORGULLO has

2018-10-11T15:02:26+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Journalism, News, Politics|

School of Communications + Journalism celebrates opening of Media Hub

More than 100 people – including FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and CARTA Dean Brian Schriner – attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the School of Communication + Journalism’s Media Hub Monday evening at the Biscayne Bay Campus. Schriner, the driving force behind the multimedia, multi-disciplinary facility, said his overarching goal is to provide students

2018-10-18T09:50:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

FIU-SPJ awarded National Chapter Program of the Year

FIU's Society of Professional Journalists chapter won the National Campus Program of the Year award Friday for a program on diversity and media bias at the organization's annual conference in Baltimore. The award recognized the program “Stirring UP the Media,” held last November which focused on how one's background impacts how news is both

2018-10-26T10:43:22+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Award Winners, Journalism, News, Promo|

SPJ-FIU sponsors mobile video workshop

Chris Delboni, the former news director for the South Florida News Service, hosted a video and editing workshop on Thursday afternoon in the Department of Journalism newsroom. The event was sponsored by the FIU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. According to Delboni, currently an adjunct professor at the school, the goal of the

2018-09-22T08:58:55+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

FIU students documenting issues at Riviera Beach complex

On Sunday, a group of students from Florida International University went to Riviera Beach to interview the women responsible for the Tenants Union at Stonybrook Apartments.  According to Crystal Lewis and Edna House, the union's president and vice president, respectively, the complex  has had issues with mold and asbestos for about a year, which

2018-10-03T12:59:29+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Business, Journalism, News|

FIU Journalism + Media Washington, DC and NYC bureaus officially open

Florida International University’s Department of Journalism + Media department launched its Washington, DC and New York City bureaus as part of an initiative to expand journalism students’ experience in the field. On Monday, school officials opened the Washington bureau alongside with the program’s partner Alley. A similar ceremony occurred Tuesday in Manhattan.

2018-09-12T11:21:17+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|