Magazine Class Field Trip

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Elizabeth Vowell on CBS

{rokbox title=|Elizabeth Vowell on CBS :: 2009 Tailgating package| thumb=|images/evowell.jpg| size=|860 520| album=|demo|}{/rokbox} Broadcast student Elizabeth Vowell’s package on tailgating was featured on CBS Sports this fall. Click the image to view the video.

Class Notes

Alumni are urged to send in several graphs about their career(s) to share with their classmates. Submissions should include the person’s degree (BA, BS, MA, MS, etc.) and the year it was received. Please send your news electronically to <>. Susana Bellido Cummings (BA 85) went to work for the Hattiesburg American, then transferred toRead the story …

Veteran Sales Trainer to Teach Advertising Sales Course

Roger Dodson is a 38-year veteran of radio station and group management and joined Radio Advertising Bureau in a department expansion in early 1995. Dodson has conducted seminars and training programs for several thousand salespeople, managers and advertisers, and developed a number of new programs that have been added to the expanding RAB Training curriculum.Read the story …

The Delta Project

This is an ambitious concept designed to push the most elite journalism students out of their comfort zones and into professional newsroom-like conditions. It should also inspire them to do their best work. Over the course of the winter intersession and spring semester, we will assign these 10 to 12 students to report on extremeRead the story …

Heroes, Past and Present

These remarks by Elizabeth Shiver (54) were prepared for the Silver Em dinner in 2006. The intention was to recognize performance and achievement of both individuals and institutions and to discuss journalism education at Ole Miss in the early years.

Robin Street Named Public Relations Educator of the Year

Robin Street, lecturer, was named Public Relations Educator of the Year by the Southern Public Relations Federation. Street was nominated for the award by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, which previously had named her as Educator of the Year for Mississippi. The latest award was presented Oct. 6 during the organization’s annual conference.

Faculty, staff members’ long-term commitment to Ole Miss recognized

Samir Husni, professor of journalism, and Traci Mitchell, associate director of the Student Media Center, were honored by the Ole Miss Alumni Association for 25 years of continuous service to The University of Mississippi. They were among 19 faculty and staff members honored for their commitment to the university.

Remarks by Charles L. Overby, CEO of Newseum, Inc., to the Newspaper Association Managers on December 7, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

It is a pleasure to be with you today and to give you an update on the Newseum and a few thoughts about the newspaper business. The Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue opened about a year and a half ago. In our first year, we attracted more than 700,000 visitors—pretty good for a museum that chargesRead the story …