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Class of 2020

Celebrating a Resilient Class of 2020

When WVU closed campus on March 10, Soule was finishing his last semester as editor-in-chief of The Daily Athenaeum. Coverage continued from home, with the staff meeting virtually and covering topics as best they could from afar.

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Class 2020

Class Notes 2020

Tony Hylton (BSJ, 1965) published his first novel, "Enough," in November. The book covers what happens when a principled brand of journalism collides with a crooked political machine in the fictional southern West Virginia county of Jordan.

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Harker

Faculty News 2020

Jennifer Harker, was recognized with the College of Media’s Faculty Research Award, and Catherine Mezera received the Outstanding Teaching Award for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Dana Coester

Leading Innovation in the 21st Century: College of Media Trailblazers Transform the Culture

We use the word “innovation” often. When you repeat a word over and over again, it starts to lose meaning. So, what are we really trying to accomplish through innovation?

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For the Social Good

Once a Mountaineer Always a Mountaineer

The Mountaineer network is strong. College of Media students belong to a dedicated family of alumni who mentor them from the moment they walk through the doors of Martin Hall to that triumphant walk across the graduation stage … and beyond.

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The Last Word

The Last Word With Chelsea Fuller

Chelsea Fuller (BSJ, 2011) founded the West Virginia University student chapters of the NAACP and the Association of Black Journalists, which are both still active today. Now, she’s the deputy communications director for Blackbird, a ‘high-impact, low-ego’ movement-building agency that supports campaigns like the Movement for Black Lives, #MeToo and others.

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Keith Quesenberry

To Improve Social Media Smash Some Discipline Silos

To succeed in social media, it is important to have a customer-first, cross-discipline mindset. The consumer does not see a difference in disciplines when interacting with a brand in social media.

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BrandJRNY

Year in Review 2020

During the 2019-2020 academic year, WVU Reed College of Media faculty, students and staff hosted events, received national recognitions, led projects to make a positive impact on our communities, initiated new programs and were published on the front page of a national news outlet.

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