New Website Catalogs Eyes on LaFollette Photojournalism Project
Each spring, professor Rob Heller from UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media in the College of Communication and Information takes his advanced photojournalism students to LaFollette, Tennessee, to find and photograph stories in the Campbell County community of 7,000, about 45 miles north of Knoxville.
It’s a ritual that has been reaping rewards for Heller, his students, and the public for more than a quarter of a century. Spring 2020 will mark the 27th anniversary of Eyes on LaFollette.
A new website chronicles the history of the project and the amazing body of work it’s yielded over the years. … Read more “New Website Catalogs Eyes on LaFollette Photojournalism Project”
Journalism Students Cover World Food Championships
When the World Food Championships—sometimes called the Olympics of the culinary world—took place in Orange Beach, Alabama, Nov. 10-13, the University of Tennessee was behind the scenes and on the sidelines.
Journalism and Electronic Media Professors Rob Heller and Nick Geidner took their students to Alabama to photograph and video record the World Food Championships, which included a military chef challenge and cooking competitions focused on bacon, steak, seafood, recipes, sandwiches, burgers, barbecue, chili and desserts.
“Mike McCloud (BS/JEM ’90) is a former student of mine,” Heller said. “I’ve kept in touch with him over the years as he progressed … Read more “Journalism Students Cover World Food Championships”