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More than a Mascot

For many college students, summer break is a time to relax and recharge. But College of Media rising junior Timmy Eads won’t have a single day off.

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Jewel Hazelton

Class Notes 2019

(MS-IMC, 2017) was named to PRSA Georgia’s 2019 Inaugural “Forty Under 40” class.

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Path to Pineville

The Path to Pineville

Within minutes of meeting Dr. Rita Colistra, you become well aware of her West Virginia pride and her commitment to students and the public relations profession. Nobody epitomizes the WVU College of Media mantra of pursuing passion with a sense of purpose

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Ken Ward

The Last Word With Ken Ward

Ken Ward Jr., an investigative reporter at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, is one of the newest recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “genius grant.” He is the only West Virginia University alumnus and fourth native West Virginian to receive the honor, and

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Marty Machowsky

Five Lessons in Crisis Communications

Chief communications officers (CCO) and the entire communications/PR team at every business and organization will face no greater challenge than a real, full-blown crisis. It is the only time that your work will be scrutinized and evaluated in real-time;

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Geah Pressgrove in a meeting

Year in Review 2019

WVU AND OU TACKLE WOMEN’S INCARCERATION WVU’s College of Media and the University of Oklahoma began a two-year reporting and advocacy project surrounding women’s mass incarceration.

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Faculty honors

Faculty News 2019

College of Media faculty, students and alumni recognized by PRSA-WV

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Leading Innovation

Missing Voices: Diversifying the News

Diversity is hard work. That’s how Dr. Meredith Clark, lead investigator for the annual Newsroom Diversity Survey from the American Society of News Editors, described her work to a group of some 60 people from across the country who gathered at West Virg

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Almost Heaven, Always an Adventure

Almost Heaven, Always an Adventure

Regardless of where you’re from or what you do, West Virginia University has a way of pulling you in, exposing you to the wonders of the state and making you feel at home. This is especially true for the students, athletes and alumna who were brought toge

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Cover to Cover

Cover to Cover

John Temple’s work as a journalist and writer goes beyond telling a good story

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