Washington, D.C. Trip Provides College Media Insights and Axios Tour for Students

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Journalism students from UW-Oshkosh found inspiration and education during a recent trip to the ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C., including an extensive tour of Axios with alum Jim VandeHei ‘95. The department’s Moving Forward Fund, with a generous donation from Dave ‘78 and Terry (Folkedahl) ’78 Backmann,… Read More Washington, D.C. Trip Provides College Media Insights and Axios Tour for Students

Top 4 Digital Content and Analytics Takeaways from DealerSocket Alumni Panel

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) The Department of Journalism recently welcomed back three UW Oshkosh alumni who work at DealerSocket to discuss digital content and analytics. DealerSocket, a company that helps business owners in the automotive industry digitally advertise and market their dealerships, featured: Katherine Pecora ’12 (journalism), senior content specialist; Rachel Choy ’16 (journalism), website… Read More Top 4 Digital Content and Analytics Takeaways from DealerSocket Alumni Panel

Mike Maddaloni Helps Students Learn Consulting Best Practices for Digital Projects

By Sara Hansen, Chair of the Department of Journalism Mike Maddaloni recently gave an expert’s view of how “students as consultants” can deliver awesome digital projects in my course, J440 Application of New and Emerging Media. Clients expect the best from consultants who build websites or social media campaigns – and Maddaloni showed ways for… Read More Mike Maddaloni Helps Students Learn Consulting Best Practices for Digital Projects

Judge Key Gives Journalism Students an Inside View of a Courtroom

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Department of Journalism Professor Miles Maguire took journalism law students on a field trip to the Winnebago County Courthouse on Nov. 4 to teach them more about the relationship between the press and the judicial system.  While at the courthouse, Law of Mass Communication students had the opportunity to meet with Judge… Read More Judge Key Gives Journalism Students an Inside View of a Courtroom

Alumna Alicia Ly ‘15 of Spark Foundry Gives Students View of Ad Work with Big Brands, Tips for Success in the Industry

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Journalism department alumna Alicia Maikao Ly recently spoke via Skype to Dr. Sara Hansen’s advertising media class regarding her paid digital media work and experience in the advertising industry. Ly graduated from UW Oshkosh in 2015 and has since earned a position as a social analyst with Spark Foundry in Chicago,… Read More Alumna Alicia Ly ‘15 of Spark Foundry Gives Students View of Ad Work with Big Brands, Tips for Success in the Industry

Students and Alumni Invited to DealerSocket Panel on Digital Content and Analytics Trends

By Cindy Schultz (@SindeeLouHu) The Department of Journalism is hosting a professional development event, “Digital Content Development and Analytics,” for students and alumni to hear the latest on industry trends for paid digital campaigns from DealerSocket. Students and alumni are welcome to attend the event from 10-11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at Sage Hall… Read More Students and Alumni Invited to DealerSocket Panel on Digital Content and Analytics Trends

Journalism Joins Constitution Day Panel Discussion on Digital Media Threats to Democracy

By Olivia Schilcher (@oschilcher54) Every year universities around the nation organize Constitution events to educate students about their Constitutional rights. Events at UW Oshkosh started with a Constitution Day panel on Sept. 17, hosted by the American Democracy Program and Dr. James Krueger from the UWO Political Science Department. More than 100 students gathered in… Read More Journalism Joins Constitution Day Panel Discussion on Digital Media Threats to Democracy