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School of Communications Awards: January-April 2022

October 26, 2022 11:48 AM
BYU’s School of Communications Won Many Awards in 2022, Further Proving the Excellence of the School of Communications
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The Unifying Power of Service: Journalism Students Talk About Their Experience Working on the Black 14 Documentary

September 21, 2022 12:49 PM
BYU journalism students spent this past spring and summer working on a documentary to tell the story of the Black 14, the University of Wyoming football players who were kicked off their team in October 1969. The documentary will premiere Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. ...
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Unpacking the Tactics in Kids’ Unboxing Videos

August 04, 2022 12:47 PM
BYU School of Communications Professor Jason Freeman Investigates the Effects Unboxing Videos Can Have on Children
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Notes From the Editor: Journalism & The Church

November 08, 2021 12:00 AM
Meet the editor in chief of the Church News and learn about her vigor for the field of journalism
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“All In” Podcast Host Gives 2021 Beckham Lecture

October 11, 2021 12:00 AM
School of Communications alum Morgan Jones guest speaks at the annual Beckham alumni lecture and shares about her career and the role God has played in it
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Two College Anchors Find Their Way to the Same Anchor Desk 12 Years Later

September 03, 2021 12:00 AM
From college to KUTV 2News, these two journalists have come up together through their careers of broadcast journalism
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Multiple BEA Awards for Journalism Students

September 03, 2021 12:00 AM
BYU students continue to show their media brilliance in the 2021 season of the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) awards by bringing home multiple awards. Congratulations to these students on their hard work and well-deserved recognitions. Television Short Feature Reporting2nd Place: Joseph Carson; “The Chosen”Television Hard News Reporting1st Place (tie): Joseph Carson; “Corona Water Treatment Plan”3rd Place: Sariah Farmer; “Super Tuesday”Television News Anchor3rd Place: Joseph Carson; 2020 News Anchor Reel – Joseph CarsonAward of Excellence: Blake O’Rullian; 2020 Sportsline Anchor Reel – Blake O’RullianTelevision Weathercaster1st Place: Danielle Hallows; 2020 Weather Reel – Danielle HallowsTV News Magazine3rd Place: Joseph Carson, Emma Benson, Karani Namunyu and Halston Robinson; “Adjusting to COVID-19 Documentary”
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Lifelong Learning: BYU Comms Alum Rebecca Irvine Reflects on Her Education and Career

September 02, 2021 12:00 AM
Irvine looks fondly back on her years at BYU and notes how they prepared her for her current career as a professor and author
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90-Year-Old Woman Makes Headlines as Oldest Graduate in BYU History

August 13, 2021 12:00 AM
Fairview, Utah native Oneita Sumsion made history in June 2020 as BYU’s oldest-ever graduate when she received her Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the School of Communications at 90 years old. According to the Daily Herald, the previous record for the oldest graduate in BYU history was held by Fred Paulson Jr., at age 80 in 2018.
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AdLab Awards Roundup | Spring 2021

July 13, 2021 12:00 AM
Recognition after recognition, the BYU AdLab keeps taking the prize
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Comms Professor Wins Boston University Award of Excellence for Article on the Psychological Effects of COVID-19

June 30, 2021 12:00 AM
Professor Brubaker and her graduate students found that Twitter users were able to build their own supportive community during the early stages of the pandemic
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3 AdLab Projects Win National and International Awards from Three Major Organizations

June 15, 2021 12:00 AM
Students and mentors from BYU’s AdLab won awards from the international ANDYS and Clios and national ADDYs
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Faith + Works Lecture Maps out Framework for Fighting Injustice

March 17, 2021 12:00 AM
On March 4, professor Ed Carter presented a lecture on justice as part of the Faith + Works series
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BYU Grads Apply Comms Degrees to Exposing Swindlers and Managing Websites

February 24, 2021 12:00 AM
Two School of Communications Alums turn to the Savior while pursuing careers
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Journalism Professional Dewayne Wickham Calls on Students to ‘Tear Down Barriers’

February 23, 2021 12:00 AM
Wickham spoke during his Listen Up! Series lecture on the ongoing struggle for journalism to present truth
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Small Town Boy Phil Bussey Becomes PR Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

December 07, 2020 12:00 AM
From living in a small town to working professionally in PR, alum Phil Bussey recognizes the impact BYU had on his career
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BYU’s AdLab Student Campaigns on Ghana, Immigration and Handimojis Garner National Recognition

December 02, 2020 12:00 AM
Three recent BYU graduates talk about the sacrifice and teamwork that went into creating award-winning advertising projects
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AdLab Jewelry Campaign Features Self Love + Diversity

November 17, 2020 12:00 AM
BYU AdLab students’ jewelry ad promotes diversity, self-commitment and self-love
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