Journalism students visit Telemundo and NBC6

SPJ members and a group of FIU journalism students toured Telemundo and NBC 6’s facilities earlier this month in Miramar. The Nov. 16 tour, led by Vice President of Human Resources Javier Ortiz, showed students what a day at the studio entails. An information session held in the morning included talks allowed students to ask

2018-11-28T13:07:30+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

The SoFlo Scoop: Ron DeSantis Florida’s next governor; Broward misses recount deadline; 18.5 tons of cocaine seized

Hello South Florida. Today is Friday Nov. 16. We are going to experience chilly weather. Miami will encounter a high of 77 and a low of 65. Broward will have a high of 76 and a low of 66. Miami Beach will see a high of 77 and a low of 68. Seems like

2018-11-16T15:25:47+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Education, News, Politics|

FIU, MDC students say on-campus voting is a hit

College students at early voting sites on their campuses in Miami-Dade County say they are enjoying the convenience of being able to vote between classes, with some saying they believe it will significantly boost turnout. A decision allowing the sites was handed down July 24, a result of a lawsuit filed by the League

2018-10-26T14:29:34+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Education, News, Politics|

Students Talkback: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, SFNS asked students at Florida International University how they participated. "In the beginning of October, I reminded all my female family members to get mammograms," said Magenta Thomas, an 18-year-old communications student. "I know how important it is to get checked

2018-10-25T13:08:55+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Education, Lifestyle, News|

Trust counselor gives students opportunity to explore Florida’s backyard

At Hialeah Gardens High School, a high school trust counselor inspires adolescents to do more for the environment through the Florida parks program.  In addition to his day job, Tom Binder is also a sponsor of National Park Ambassadors club at the school -- a program which gives students the

2018-10-17T13:11:32+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Education, Enviroment|

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|

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 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|