Dr. Vincent Filak Receives a Pioneer Award from the Associated Collegiate Press 

The Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) honored  Dr. Vincent Filak’s many contributions to collegiate media programs with a Pioneer Award. The award celebrates journalism educators and advocates who portray excellent leadership for collegiate media programs.   “I really was amazed when I heard my name on that list,” Filak said. “There are so many big names in… Read More Dr. Vincent Filak Receives a Pioneer Award from the Associated Collegiate Press 

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Public Relations Students Earn Second Place in National Campaign

By Reagan Fritts and Alyse Hodge During the Spring 2022 semester, students in the UW Oshkosh Public Relations Campaigns course, taught by Dr. Kristine Nicolini, participated in a national campaign competition for Up to Us, a client whose mission is to spread awareness about fiscal policy to college students across the United States and the… Read More Public Relations Students Earn Second Place in National Campaign

UWO Journalism Student and Alumna Receive Hearst Awards

By Reagan Fritts This spring University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student Katie Pulvamacher and alumna Kaitlyn Scoville received national Hearst Journalism awards for their writing featured in the Advance-Titan student newspaper.  Pulvmacher, a junior multimedia journalism and advertising major, earned an award in investigative reporting for her article Fredric March, have we misjudged you?. Scoville, a… Read More UWO Journalism Student and Alumna Receive Hearst Awards

Advance-Titan Wins 11 WNA Awards

By Reagan Fritts, @reaganfritts (Instagram) The Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation recently announced the winners for the 2021 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest where the Advance-Titan received 11 awards, including a third place award for General Excellence of the publication.  The Advance-Titan is a weekly student media publication at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Writers cover news… Read More Advance-Titan Wins 11 WNA Awards

UWO NSAC Team Wins Fourth, Shares Takeaways from Project Manager

By Reagan Fritts, Instagram (@reaganfritts) Students in Journalism 424 Strategic Campaigns in Advertising, taught by Dr. Kimberly Kelling, competed in the National Student Advertising Competition this spring and won fourth in District 8. The American Advertising Federation hosts the competition, which gives college students the opportunity to earn real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising,… Read More UWO NSAC Team Wins Fourth, Shares Takeaways from Project Manager

Young Alumni Give Ideas and Advice to Students Interested in Media Careers at NEWSPA Keynote 

By Alex Evans, Alexx.Evansss (Instagram)  I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to attend the Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Association (NEWSPA) keynote panel, featuring recent journalism alumni who brought inspiration and insight from their experiences working in the field. The panel included Sophia Voight ‘21, watchdog/local government reporter at the Appleton Post-Crescent; Emily… Read More Young Alumni Give Ideas and Advice to Students Interested in Media Careers at NEWSPA Keynote 

Five Reasons to be an Intern with An Open Mind

By David Walker, Interactive Web Management Major This is the final blog post in our series in which students in the Fall 2021 J427 Professional Journalism Internship course share perspectives on internships for current j-students. When starting a new internship, whether it’s your first or not, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. I certainly felt this… Read More Five Reasons to be an Intern with An Open Mind

Bring Positive Attitude, Work Ethic to Internships

By Sydney Ziebart, Public Relations Major This is the fifth of six blog posts in which students in the Fall 2021 J427 Professional Journalism Internship course share perspectives on internships for current j-students. You are almost done with school, congratulations! Having an internship is needed to help you gain knowledge of the world to come. Every internship… Read More Bring Positive Attitude, Work Ethic to Internships

Internship Challenges and Late Starts Aren’t Always a Bad Thing

By Emily Togstad, Interactive Web Management Major This is the fourth of six blog posts in which students in the Fall 2021 J427 Professional Journalism Internship course share perspectives on internships for current j-students. I was lucky enough to get an internship in the nick of time. I started my internship at the end of September as… Read More Internship Challenges and Late Starts Aren’t Always a Bad Thing

Five Reasons Why an Internship is Important

By: Bilal Mian, Interactive Web Management Major This is the third of six blog posts in which students in the Fall 2021 J427 Professional Journalism Internship course share perspectives on internships for current j-students. The word internship is defined as, “the position of a student or trainee who works in an organization, sometimes without pay, in order… Read More Five Reasons Why an Internship is Important