Department honors Foreman, Hernandez, Anthony and Lindley with annual awards
The Department of Communication at Mississippi State University recently announced the winners of faculty awards for 2022 recognizing excellence in
MSU Speech & Debate Council wins multiple awards throughout season
MSU's Speech and Debate Council has had a successful season. The debate team won 2nd place sweepstakes in 3 tournaments and 1st place in two tournaments, including the regional championship.
Two PRISM client projects win awards at 2022 PRAM Conference
Two MSU Public Relations & Integrated Student Media Agency client projects won awards at the 2022 PRism Awards Banquet as part of PRAM’s 2022 Conference in Gulfport, Miss. PRISM students won an Award of Excellence and a Best of Show award.
MSU Communication students win annual prestigious awards at PRAM conference
For the fifth year in a row, an MSU Department of Communication public relations concentration student has won the honor of Public Relations Association of Mississippi Student of the Year. Flora Dedeaux, a communication major double concentrating in public relations and broadcast & digital journalism, from Gulfport, Miss., received the 2022 PRAM Student of the Year.
Josh Foreman and co-author present during "Literature at Lunch" at the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration
Josh Foreman, an instructor in print & digital journalism, and his co-author, Ryan Starrett, spoke during "Literature at Lunch" at the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration. They told the story of John Blommart, who was a retired Royal Navy captain who settled in Natchez in the late 1700s. He ended up fighting off an American assault during the Revolutionary War. A couple years later, after the Spanish had captured Natchez, he recaptured the city using an army of British loyalists and Choctaw warriors.
CO Connection: Tanner Marlar
Tanner Marlar, a junior majoring in communication with a concentration in print & digital journalism and sports editor for The Reflector, discusses his work for Sports Illustrated, appearances on the Paul Finebaum show and his multimedia experience.
Mississippi State University takes “MAB Student Broadcaster of the Year” in both Radio and Television
Mississippi State University receives top honors at this year’s Mississippi Association of Broadcasters 2nd Annual Excellence in Broadcasting Awards Ceremony, held April 2nd in downtown Jackson.
Foster wins ‘Radio Broadcast’ category at Society of Professional Journalists conference
Ethan Foster was named winner of the “Radio Broadcast” category at the Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 conference on April 1-2. Foster’s submission will move on to the national competition, where it will be judged against the best in college media.
Blankenship wins top award at Southeast Journalism Conference
Hannah Blankenship, a senior Communication and Spanish major, was named College Journalist of the Year at the 2022 SEJC awards ceremony on March 25. It is the top overall award at the conference, and highly sought after by student journalists from more than 25 member universities.
Christie Jones Lawrence presents "Leading Through Crisis" at State PRAM conference
Christie Jones Lawrence, a communication instructor, presented "Leading Through Crisis" at the 2022 State Public Relations Association of Mississippi conference held in Gulfport, Miss., on April 4. According to Lawrence, managing in a crisis is challenging--even for experienced managers. Her presentation focused on understanding the fundamentals of successfully leading through a crisis, outlining key character traits of successful leaders, identifying crisis management stages, and reviewing John C. Maxwell's seven guiding principles for leading through a crisis.
Josh Foreman and co-author publish "Death Along the Natchez Trace"
Josh Foreman, an instructor in print & digital journalism, and his co-author, Ryan Starrett, recently published "Death Along the Natchez Trace," a collection of nonfiction stories centered on one of the most important roads in American history: the Natchez Trace.
Reflector takes ‘General Excellence’ at MPA for second straight year
For the second year in a row, the Reflector won the top award at the O.C. McDavid Journalism Summit, held March 24 in Jackson. The Reflector beat the University of Southern Mississippi’s Student Printz and the University of Mississippi’s Daily Mississippian to earn first place in “General Excellence.”