Words Today’s Brand Professionals Live By

By: Ashley Statz https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-statz/  Three well-known brand professionals were joined by Marketing Content Manager John Giesfeldt in the discussion of versatile media skills required for branding at the Department of Journalism’s 50th celebration This panel of pros consisted of Jeff Griffith, Creative Director of Jeff Griffith Creative; Martha Carrigan, President and CEO of Big Shoes Network; and… Read More Words Today’s Brand Professionals Live By

Essentials of Community Journalism

By: Lizzy Ritschard @lizzymritschard What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “community journalism?” UW Oshkosh Professor Miles Maguire defines traditional community journalism as place-based reporting with a heavy emphasis on the kinds of things that make people feel connected: names, local events, amateur sports and educational achievement. This reporting keeps society informed and… Read More Essentials of Community Journalism

UWO Bateman Team Awarded Honorable Mention for Ignite Action With Purpose Campaign

By Catie Schultz (@catieschultz17) A team of five public relations students from the Department of Journalism were awarded honorable mention in the 2018 Bateman Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Public Relations Student Society of America. Out of 84 teams that competed nationally, three teams were selected as finalists and UW Oshkosh was one of… Read More UWO Bateman Team Awarded Honorable Mention for Ignite Action With Purpose Campaign

Department Launches Multimedia Journalism Major

By Whitney Wender (@whitney_wender) In its latest curriculum update to keep pace with digital advances, the UW Oshkosh Department of Journalism will be offering a new multimedia journalism major for Fall 2018. Students in the ACEJMC-accredited journalism program previously could choose from journalism  or public relations (CEPR). Within the journalism major, emphases were offered in… Read More Department Launches Multimedia Journalism Major

Students Honored at Department of Journalism Student Achievement Gathering

By Lizzy Ritschard (@lizzymritschard) Many remarkable students from the Department of Journalism received awards at the UW Oshkosh Honors and Awards Ceremony and the department’s Student Achievement Gathering for Spring 2018. This year ten students were presented with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence and we are proud to say that three of them are Department… Read More Students Honored at Department of Journalism Student Achievement Gathering

Distinguished Alumni, Jeff Griffith, Speaks to UWO Advertising Club

By Ashley Statz (@uwo_adclub) You might recall the name Jeff Griffith, a past Journalism student at UW Oshkosh who has since been awarded an Outstanding Young Alumni award in 1989, as well as a Distinguished Alumni award in 2013. The busy creative director took time last Wednesday for a video meeting with the UWO Advertising… Read More Distinguished Alumni, Jeff Griffith, Speaks to UWO Advertising Club