Foster wins ‘Radio Broadcast’ category at Society of Professional Journalists conference
Ethan Foster was named winner of the “Radio Broadcast” category at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 conference on April 1-2. Foster’s submission will move on to the national competition, where it will be judged against the best in college media.
Blankenship wins top award at Southeast Journalism Conference
Hannah Blankenship, a senior Communication and Spanish major, was named College Journalist of the Year at the 2022 SEJC awards ceremony on March 25. It is the top overall award at the conference, and highly sought after by student journalists from more than 25 member universities.
Reflector takes ‘General Excellence’ at MPA for second straight year
For the second year in a row, the Reflector won the top award at the O.C. McDavid Journalism Summit, held March 24 in Jackson. The Reflector beat the University of Southern Mississippi’s Student Printz and the University of Mississippi’s Daily Mississippian to earn first place in “General Excellence.”
2022 Story State winners announced
Congratulations to the 2022 Story State Winners: Hannah Blankenship, Emma Dotson, Heather Harrison, Aniya Scott, and Matthew Jamison.
Theatre MSU students and faculty nominated for ACTF awards
Students and faculty in Mississippi State University’s Department of Communication are nominated for nine awards for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
College of Arts and Sciences alumnae wins national award, credits MSU’s Dept of Communication for solid foundation
Anisa Sullivan Jimenez, a 2002 graduate of Mississippi State University, is the recipient of a National School Public Relations Association Front-Runner Award, one of four presented annually. Jimenez is the recipient for the Southeastern region.
MSU communication graduates, faculty win big at public relations conference
Recent graduates from Mississippi State University’s Department of Communication received four top awards at the Southern Public Relations Federation Conference in Panama City Beach this month.
Theatre MSU students nominated for Kennedy Center festival, faculty receive ‘recognition of excellence’
Students in Mississippi State’s Theatre MSU—the Department of Communication’s production division recently named a 2021 School of Excellence Award in Higher Education from the Mississippi for Arts Education—now are nominees to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) to be held virtually this February.
Dr. Holli Seitz accepted into Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Mentoring Academy
Dr. Holli Seitz, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication, was accepted into the 2021-2022 class of participants in the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Mentoring Academy.
Theatre MSU receives MAC grant to create original production promoting social change
Mississippi State’s Theatre MSU—the Department of Communication’s production division—has received a portion of more than $1.4 million in funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission to support the creation and performance of an original theatrical production.
MSU student news crew nominated for a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences student production award
Mississippi State University’s student produced weekly newscast—Take 30 News—received a nomination for Best Newscast from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter for a Spring 2021 production.