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Goodnight with Dolly, will air once a week beginning April 2.

The project is a response to the delayed premiere of The Library That Dolly Built, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student-driven documentary about Parton’s Imagination Library. The film was to be screened in New York City and in theaters across the nation on April 2. The premiere has been moved to the week of September … Read more “Dolly Parton to Read Bedtime Stories, UT Film Premiere Rescheduled”


UT Social Media Week was held Feb. 18-20 and featured social media and news professionals from near and far, including four CCI graduates.

Sookie ParkSookie Park (AD ’13) is the Director of Partnership Activation at Complexity Gaming, one of America’s premier esports organizations now headquartered in Frisco, Texas. During UT Social Media Week, she spoke on “esports and Marketing to the New Generation.”

A native of Daegu, South Korea, Park entered the traditional sports and esports industry through the Philadelphia 76ers and Dignitas, working with partners including Pepsi, Buffalo Wild Wings, and HyperX. At Complexity, she manages all partnerships … Read more “2020 Social Media Week: Q&A with Sookie Park (AD ’13)”


UT Social Media Week was held Feb. 18-20 and featured social media and news professionals from near and far, including four CCI graduates.

Andy Bowers (CS ’17) is the social media manager for the Philadelphia 76ers and shared his team’s approach to branding, content, and appealing to a mass audience in the  session “#OnBrand.”

Bowers, a native of Elizabethton, Tennessee, interned with Tennessee Athletic Communications as a senior. He also interned with Morris Creative Group and Tombras before working as a digital and social content associate with the Atlanta Hawks.

Catch Bowers on social media @andybowers_.

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UT Social Media Week, February 18-20 in the Communications Building.

Social Media Week - SmokeySessions ranged from disinformation and misinformation on social media – an important news topic leading up to the 2020 election – to social media marketing and branding for teams, companies, and community organizations.

More than 470 students attended the six in-person events. Nine CCI Classes served as official anchor classes with students from 18 UT classes attending overall.

Student social media ambassadors took over Social Media Week accounts to engage the university community. #UTSMW2020 generated 50,000 impressions and over … Read more “2020 UT Social Media Week”


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Celebrate the past, present, and future of the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information at the CCI 50th Anniversary Gala, Friday, Oct. 11, at the Knoxville Convention Center.

The event is open and free to all CCI alumni plus one guest.

The gala begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails, followed by faculty and alumni awards, dinner, and a program celebrating the college’s legacy. After the program, the dance floor will be open with accompanying music from Just a Few Cats.

Longtime Tennessee news anchors Anne Holt Blackburn (JEM ’73) … Read more “RSVP for the CCI 50th Anniversary”