Civil rights activist, author, and historian Robert Booker received the 2020 CCI Diversity Award at the 12th annual CCI Experience Diversity Banquet on Feb. 21 at Bearden Banquet Hall. Read More
2020 UT Social Media Week
CCI hosted the ninth annual UT Social Media Week, which featured session topics ranging from disinformation in social media to marketing and branding for teams, companies, and community organizations. Read More
Andy Bowers (CS ’17), social media manager for the Philadelphia 76ers, presented at UT Social Media Week about his NBA team’s … Read more “February 2020”
Students to Collaborate with ESPNU For Western Carolina Game
This weekend ESPNU will be in town to cover the Volunteers’ game against Western Carolina, but the game is not the only undertaking the sports station will be involved with while on Rocky Top.
Sixteen journalism and electronic media students will be assisting with the production of Saturday’s game, courtesy of ESPNU’s Campus Connection, a program designed to give ESPNU viewers the latest student-generated news from college campuses around the country. The program will allow students to work alongside the ESPNU staff to cover every position necessary for the timely broadcast of the game.
While ESPNU has previously covered … Read more “Students to Collaborate with ESPNU For Western Carolina Game”
UT Students' Work Filmed In Croatia to Air Easter Sunday
Four University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students who spent two weeks in Croatia in March produced a 30-minute program while they were abroad. It will air on WBIR on Easter Sunday, April 20.
The program will be part of the UT TODAY show that airs at 11:30 a.m. It will be repeated on 10News2 at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21.
School of Journalism and Electronic Media students involved in the project were Marissa Steinberg, a senior from Atlanta; Jackie DelPilar, a senior, and Abby Knight, a junior, both of Nashville; and Malorie Cunningham, a junior from Greenville, S.C. Their trip … Read more “UT Students' Work Filmed In Croatia to Air Easter Sunday”
UT Senior Studies Journalism in Germany, Learns Value of Slower Pace
Eric Gedenk went to Germany to study post-WWII press systems, but came home having learned something else, too: There’s value in slowing down and appreciating the small things in life. Gedenk, of Chicago, Illinois, is a senior pursuing a double major in German and journalism and electronic media. He was in Germany from May 8 to May 26. Gedenk got the traveling bug his freshman year after he stumbled onto the opportunity to study abroad in Prague, Czech Republic. So this past spring, when his German professor, Maria Stehle, announced an interdisciplinary course about Berlin culminating with a trip at … Read more “UT Senior Studies Journalism in Germany, Learns Value of Slower Pace”