Spring 2016 Newsletter

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

DEAN’S CORNER

Welcome to the spring 2016 e-newsletter for the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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STUDENTS PLAY KEY ROLE IN ESPN3 BROADCASTS    Inside the ESPN truck.

It is four hours before the Saluki men’s basketball team faces Bradley in a mid-February Missouri Valley Conference game at the SIU Arena, and students Sam McGlone and Zachary White are in a 24-foot production trailer working to ensure everything runs smoothly for a nationwide audience later that night.

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STUDENT GAINS UNIQUE AWARENESS IN NATION’S CAPITAL   Image of Tia Rinehart

For Tia Rinehart, a junior in the Radio, Television and Digital Media Program, the opportunity to report from the nation’s capital is giving her unique perspectives.

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COLLEGE IS ‘HOME’ TO VETERAN WSIU JOURNALIST      Image of Tichenor

For more than four decades, Jak Tichenor has been “home” when interviewing the leading public and political figures in the United States and Illinois. The veteran news broadcaster, public affairs reporter and retired senior producer at WSIU-TV would not have had it any other way.

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PLANNING UNDERWAY FOR DAILY EGYPTIAN CENTENNIAL   Image of students in DE newsroom.

Planning is underway to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Daily Egyptian, the university’s award-winning student newspaper, during Homecoming festivities Oct. 21-22.

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AROUND THE COLLEGE  

Here are some recent events in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.

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