2014 Student Kudos

December 2014

Weeks of Dec. 1 and Dec. 8, 2014

Ally Aldrete has been offered an assignment editor position at KGUN for spring 2015 semester.

Ashley Summerset’s picture of the Mountain View Lions football team walking onto the field hand in hand at sunset won first place in the fall 2014 Drew Gyorke Photojournalism Contest. Second place went to Skyler Brandt’s skateboarding picture and third place to Kristine Bruun-Andersen’s image of a student shooting hoops on the roof deck of the Hub apartment buildings.  This semesters judges were: Richard Vogel photo editor at the Associated Press in Los Angeles, Rick Wiley newsroom photo editor at the Arizona Daily Star and Mike Christy staff photographer at the Arizona Daily Star. Kim Newton coordinates the contest.

Three photos by past and present Science Journalism students were selected for publication in the College of Science’s “Art of Science” supplement, which appears each year in the Arizona Daily Star: D. Erik Goodman (undergraduate majoring in information science and technology), Patrick O’Connor (undergraduate majoring in physiology and in molecular and cellular biology) and Susan Swanberg (journalism master’s degree, 2014). Patrick had never picked up a DSLR camera before taking Science Journalism this semester.

Next semester's newly elected SPJ officers are:

President: Hannah Palaniuk
Vice President: Kayla Samoy
Secretary: Katie Showalter
Finance Team: Taylor Brestel, Amber White
Editor: Michael Hernandez
Design: Annie Dickman
Social Media: Zeina Peterson, Svetlana Popovic
Fundraising: Geneva Fitzgerald, Stevie Katz
Activities: Ashlee Fenn

Their adviser is Susan Knight.

http://journalism.arizona.edu/faculty-kudos-week-nov-24-2014

November 2014

Week of Nov. 24, 2014

Corina Gallardo, Kayla Samoy and Nicole Thill have been ‪chosen as a Magellan Circle Scholars.

Nicole Thill was selected the new editor-in-chief of the Arizona Daily Wildcat for spring semester.

Apprentices

Luke Della

Sports

Decision can wait as Cienega's Johnson preps for semis

http://tucson.com/sports/high-school/football/decision-can-wait-as-cienega-s-johnson-prepares-for-semis/article_5edf2399-7005-560a-9d9d-3ba3b103af84.html

B1

11/20/14

Week of Nov. 17, 2014

Briana Sanchez and Hannah Gaber were winners in the Study Abroad Photo Contest.  Sanchez’s photo titled “Ramadan Kareem,” taken in Wadi Mujib, Jordan, won first place in the landscape and nature category. Gaber’s photo “A Quiet Moment of Study,” taken in Oman, won first place in the cultural snapshot category. Each will receive a $200 travel voucher. Kim Newton was a judge in this year’s contest.

Journalism student Jordan Fowler took first place in the Mark Finley Gold Pen for Best Beginning Newswriter Contest held Nov. 20 in the School of Journalism. She wins $1,000 for her first-place story. Second-place finisher Maxie Ruan wins $750. No third-place award was given.

The students attended a press conference with State Rep. Victoria Steele. She talked about the election and priorities for the upcoming legislative session and answered students' questions in a press conference-style forum. They were judged by Professor Susan Knight and adjunct instructor Sarah Garrecht Gassen. 

Graduate student Aimee Snyder covered the lecture by UA physician Victoria Maizes on “Food for Pleasure, Vitality, and Health,” which was part of the SBS Downtown Lecture Series on Food. The article appeared in the Arizona Daily Star on Nov. 13: http://tucson.com/entertainment/dining/ua-physician-advises-tucsonans-on-what-to-eat/article_2a12ba28-2d89-562e-b1c1-c658e1350ded.html\

The student chapter of the National Press Photographers Association met on Nov. 14 to have Professor Kim Newton critique their work from the All Souls Procession. Students who attended were NPPA President Briana Sanchez, Angelina Ulibarri, Jordan Glenn and Shelby Archuleta. 

On Nov. 16 the NPPA held an Astrophotography workshop with Kyle Mittan in Gates Pass. Students Briana Sanchez, Amy Johnson, Kaitlin Tornatore, Jordan Glenn, Shelby Archuleta and Colin Prenger participated along with NPPA faculty advisor Kim Newton. View student work from both events: https://www.facebook.com/uanppa

Arizona Daily Star Apprentices

Gabby Ferreira

Politics/Metro

Readiness a key to containing Ebola, doctor says

A8 

11/15/14

Justin Sayers

Tucson and Region

Dropkick Murphys promise mayhem

A5

11/11/14

Week of Nov. 10, 2014

Earlier this month, graduate student Cathy Rosenberg filmed the capture of a wolf in Alpine for her master’s project on the reintroduction of animal species to their historical habitats. Cathy accompanied members of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s wolf field team. Their goal was to catch pups from the current year in order to check their health and put radio collars on them. 

Alumni Kudos

Josh Morgan ’12 has been hired as a staff photographer at the Rapid City (S.D.) Journal.

Laura Stone ’81, the digital content director for the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, has created a Web resource titled “Reading Arizona: The Literary Landscape” that includes eBooks, maps and more. See: http://readingarizona.org/

Week of Nov. 3, 2014

Three photos taken by journalism students were selected as finalists in the 2014 University of Arizona Study Abroad Photo Contest. The photo “A Quiet Moment of Study” taken by graduate student Hannah Gaber in Oman was selected in the cultural snapshot category. Briana Sanchez’s “Ramadan Kareem,” also taken in Oman, was selected in the landscape and nature category. And Molly Baker’s “Playing at the Door of God,” taken in Orvieto, Italy, was featured in the cultural snapshot category. The photos will be on display in the Student Union Gallery Nov. 3-21, with public voting taking place Nov. 3-14. 

Kyle Mittan’s story on plans to demolish a downtown Joesler-designed motel ran in the Nov. 6 issue of the Tucson Weekly: http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/the-big-checkout/Content?oid=4862279

KGUN sports intern Chelsee Moe reported on high school football for a 45-second segment that aired on KGUN Oct. 31.

Graduate student Ann Posegate covered the talk by UA archaeologist Emma Blake on the “Edible Roman Empire,” which was part of the SBS Downtown Lecture Series on Food. Her article appeared in the Arizona Daily Star on Nov. 7:

http://tucson.com/entertainment/dining/ua-archaeologist-ancient-romans-fast-food-was-healthy/article_a9a488bb-c528-5edc-a05e-dbe89199d116.html

Journalism student Stefani Quihuis has accepted the Arizona Legislative Broadcast Internship with Arizona Capitol Television for spring 2015.

Apprentices

Arizona Daily Star apprentices Gabby Ferreira and Kayla Samoy assisted with reporting of election night for the Arizona Daily Star.

Gabby Ferreira

Politics/Metro

Voters approve new Pima County animal shelter

http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/voters-approve-new-pima-county-animal-shelter/article_5ec671e8-4aac-50e8-b652-7c809a6129c0.html

A8

11/5/14

David McGlothlin

Features/Caliente

All Souls Procession preview

11/6/14

Justin Sayers

Food

Chef du Jour: Seth Bevlitch, Lindy's on 4th

Seth Belvitch, Lindy's on 4th

A21

11/5/14

October 2014

Week of Oct. 27, 2014

Grad student Carson Suggs covered the talk by UA anthropologist Maribel Alvarez on “We Eat What We Are,” which was part of the SBS Downtown Lecture Series on Food. His article appeared in the Arizona Daily Star Oct. 31: http://tucson.com/entertainment/dining/maribel-alvarez-lecture-food-anchors-our-identity-and-heritage/article_c8900ca1-8d1a-5389-9195-169b6f18d03b.html

The Media Apprenticeship class taught by Lisa Button participated in the Interprofessional Pandemic Flu Exercise held Oct. 31 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center. Arizona Daily Star apprentices Luke Della, Gabby Ferreira, David McGlothlin, Stefani Quihuis, Chris Real, Kayla Samoy, Briana Sanchez and Justin Sayers along with NASA Space Grant intern Caitlin Schmidt observed interprofessional teams of students of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and social work as they worked through problems related to a simulated pandemic flu. They also interviewed Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th surgeon general of the United States; Dr. Andreas Theodorou, chief medical officer, University of Arizona Health Network; Dr. Ted Tong, Pharmacy, executive director of Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center; and UA law professor Chris Robertson, JD. It was the first time journalism students participated in the annual event. About 575 students and 50 faculty from the UA, ASU, NAU, Midwestern University in Glendale and the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Tempe were scheduled to participate in the event.

Apprentices

Justin Sayers

Home and Life

Iron Horse neighborhood pops with personality

http://bit.ly/1wA1a63

E5

10/26/14

Food

Halloween party food: Not too gross, please

http://tucson.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/halloween-party-food-not-too-gross-please/article_666d36cb-aaa3-5b7c-8c61-8f55aefd5a11.html

A19

10/29/14

Gabby Ferreira

Politics/Metro

Animal shelter's new approach means overcrowding, hope

http://m.tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/animal-shelter-s-new-approach-means-overcrowding-hope/article_28a76542-a858-51b1-8798-924e5f2622cf.html?mobile_touch=true

A1

10/26/14

Alumni Kudos

Susan Swanberg, a recent graduate of our master's program, covered the second lecture in the SBS Downtown Lecture Series on Food for the Arizona Daily Star. Her article on Gary Paul Nabhan's talk ran Oct. 24. See http://tucson.com/news/local/tucson-from-food-deserts-to-food-justice/article_c91b480e-fd17-55cb-a67b-430d890a42d3.html

Week of Oct. 20, 2014

Ethan McSweeney has been named the Bolles fellow for spring 2015. He is managing editor of the Arizona Daily Wildcat and has served as their news editor and summer editor-in-chief. He will spend the spring semester in Phoenix covering the legislature and reporting for Arizona Sonora News.

Apprentices

Gabby Ferreira

Politics/Metro

Candidates vie for three Arizona District 11 seats

http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/candidates-vie-for-three-arizona-district-seats/article_3668a2e9-cb05-5010-bc5c-12cf456da8b6.html

A2

10/20/14

Mine, forest thinning unite House candidates in District 8

http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/mine-forest-thinning-unite-house-candidates-in-district/article_4270b1e9-3f3f-52f0-a010-b954a80c1f91.html

C5

10/18/14

District 11 Democrats and Republicans split on wage hike

http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/district-democrats-and-republicans-split-on-wage-hike/article_454cda8a-8d84-5761-b75b-38c0e6b73c3d.html

C2

10/19/14

Stefani Quihuis

Metro/La Estrella

At lunch, 2 Amphi schools become super composters

http://tucson.com/news/at-lunch-amphi-schools-become-super-composters/article_8fc7128a-4b15-5980-b009-104504e465d9.html 

A2

10/13/14

Event boosts activity for the disabled

http://tucson.com/news/local/event-boosts-activity-for-the-disabled/article_d1b02b34-a364-5f50-b208-9e279ad2061d.html 

A5

10/3/14

Finding HOPE in mental health recovery

http://tucson.com/news/local/finding-hope-in-mental-health-recovery/article_06cae5cf-4a33-5868-aa60-e99eb701c52a.html 

A2

10/3/14

Justin Sayers

Food

Chef du Jour: John Hohn of Gringo Grill

http://tucson.com/entertainment/dining/chef-du-jour-john-hohn-of-gringo-grill/article_bc91d61d-5a6f-5849-b984-9a0d15114246.html

A16

10/22/14

Alumni Kudos

Mariana Dale ’14 has been hired at the Arizona Daily Star.

Chelsea Jo Simpson Dietz ‘09 is the marketing communications manager
 for Airware, a startup in San Francisco.

Week of Oct. 13, 2014

Apprentice work

David McGlothlin

Caliente

Three Tucson Acts Hearing National Applause

Cover story

10/16/14

Gabby Ferreira

Politics/Metro

Education and border issues discussed at District 8 Debate

http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/district-candidates-talk-education-and-closing-the-border/article_71d40b9f-6c76-5d89-88bb-dd5482343d71.html

C7

10/11/14

Week of Oct. 6, 2014

The Sports Journalism Cub elected new officers. Justin Spears is the president; Crystal Encinas is the vice president; and Ashley Feldman is the secretary. Two of the clubs founding members, Megan Mohler and Roberto Payne, will remain as officers emeriti, and Megan will serve also as treasurer.

Chelsea Hemphill is the new president of the UA National Association of Black Journalists, taking over from founding member Tyler McDowell Blanken.

New officers for the UA National Association of Hispanic Journalists are: Stefani Quihuis, president; Alicia Vega, secretary; and Arturo Robles, treasurer.

Sharing leadership roles for the UA Asian American Journalists Association are Jacquelyn Abad and Kayla Samoy.

Work of Arizona Daily Star Apprentices

David McGlothlin

Features

Manhattan Film Festival Embraces the Short

http://tucson.com/entertainment/movies/manhattan-film-festival-embraces-the-short/article_594acf69-517f-544f-b3ef-76ece55c439c.html

Caliente: page 12

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Justin Sayers

Food
Chef du Jour: Jared Scott of Maynards Market and Kitchen
http://tucson.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/chef-du-jour-jared-scott-of-maynards-market-and-kitchen/article_1d1ed14e-dfd7-54b6-b531-e9b23508cb9b.html
A14
10/8/14
Caliente
Sweet reminder of home: warm cookies, delivered at night
http://tucson.com/entertainment/dining/sweet-reminder-of-home-warm-cookies-delivered-at-night/article_d145b6b0-3327-5d35-a05a-01ff0d73b99b.html
A1
10/2/14

Food
Chef du Jour: Daniel Scordato, Vivace
http://tucson.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/chef-du-jour-daniel-scordato-vivace/article_9b0f1e8c-4f6e-5717-aedf-72a389eef6a4.htmlA18
9/24/14
Features
'Lear' at 8th annual Shakespeare in the Park
http://tucson.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/lear-at-th-annual-shakespeare-in-the-park/article_a360a314-6f27-56b2-9028-161aa13aa113.html
E13
9/14/15

September 2014

Week of Sept. 29, 2014

Dan Desrochers, the NASA space grant intern at the Arizona Daily Star, had his story “He knows what’s buggin’ ya” published Sept. 20, 2014. See: http://tucson.com/news/science/he-knows-what-s-buggin-ya/article_31d9b614-bde9-54a1-accb-ff8841ee63df.html

Apprentice Work

Luke Della

Sports

Sunnyside faces Badgers tonight in 'must-win' game

http://tucson.com/sports/high-school/football/sunnyside-faces-badgers-tonight-in-must-win-game/article_9397a010-7a4e-5cd9-8555-31331cdad158.html

B1

Sept. 18, 2014


Late gamble leads Panthers, Mendivil to win

http://tucson.com/sports/football/high-school-and-prep/late-gamble-leads-panthers-mendivil-to-win/article_719f4996-ea60-5dfd-9e3c-780204f69db1.html

B2

Aug. 30, 2014

Late TD pass helps Lancers stretch streak to 18

http://tucson.com/sports/high-school/football/late-td-pass-helps-lancers-stretch-streak-to/article_d48ea1b5-28e4-54e3-bd1e-fbd0a8c0096f.html

B2

Sept. 20, 2014

'Determined' diver Schnell aiming to repeat at state

http://tucson.com/sports/high-school/swimming/determined-diver-schnell-aiming-for-repeat-at-state/article_6cb114e1-2b02-5f85-a9e6-8ebd73b0ef35.html

B4

Sept. 29, 2014

Caitlin Schmidt

Placenta patch could cut deaths in cardiac patients

http://tucson.com/news/science/health-med-fit/placenta-patch-could-cut-deaths-in-cardiac-patients/article_defbc8a2-221f-5977-a599-6130ced2451b.html

A1

Sept. 29, 2014

Stefani Quihuis

School mural intended to promote education

http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/school-mural-intended-to-promote-education/article_f8a5ef96-d35b-5742-930c-4147ea3bffef.html

Chris Real

Sports

Veteran Johnson’s time arrives to lead Lions

http://tucson.com/sports/high-school/cross-country/veteran-runner-johnson-leading-lions-in-final-season/article_6e0bf675-d833-5264-87a5-382f50a4377b.html

Sept. 24, 2014

Week of Sept. 22, 2014

Apprentice Work

Justin Sayers

Food

Chef du Jour: Daniel Scordato, Vivace

http://tucson.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/chef-du-jour-daniel-scordato-vivace/article_9b0f1e8c-4f6e-5717-aedf-72a389eef6a4.htmlA18

9/24/14

Gabby Ferreira

Politics/Metro

Prop. money would rebuild Pima County animal shelter http://tucson.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/prop-money-would-rebuild-pima-county-animal-shelter/article_e1defccc-b338-5926-87a9-fc5e20dcc5e4.html

A1

9/22/14

Stefani Quihuis

Metro/La Estrella

School mural intended to promote education http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/school-mural-intended-to-promote-education/article_f8a5ef96-d35b-5742-930c-4147ea3bffef.html?mobile_touch=true

A9

9/16/2014

Alumni Kudos

Alan Davis ’14 is one of 20 students (undergraduate and graduate) who were selected from around the country attending the Online News Association conference in Chicago this week. School Director David Cuillier also is there. Alan has already got two pieces up, including a piece on Google Glass. http://newsroom14.journalists.org/

Joshua Trujillo ’01 was awarded the Associated Press Cowles Cup, a traveling trophy that has been awarded to northwest photojournalists since the mid 1950s. The award was for his visual coverage of the Oso, Wash., mudslide. http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Winners-of-the-AP-Northwest-photo-contest-5765959.php

http://journalism.arizona.edu/faculty-kudos-week-sept-15-2014

Week of Sept. 15, 2014

Madison Brodsky interned this summer at WFLA, the NBC affiliate in Tampa, Fla. Madison said she had “an amazing internship,” where she received many opportunities to report on television. She covered light entertainment, sports  Tariq Abukahdir, the Palestinian teen that was abused and arrested in Israel, to light entertainment and sports stories. 

Arizona Daily Star apprentices

Justin Sayers

Features

'Lear' at 8th annual Shakespeare in the Park

http://tucson.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/lear-at-th-annual-shakespeare-in-the-park/article_a360a314-6f27-56b2-9028-161aa13aa113.html

9/14/15

Chris Real

Sports

Improving Sabino runner Sprung aims for state title

http://tucson.com/sports/high-school/cross-country/improving-sabino-runner-sprung-aims-for-state-title/article_ce2ac8fb-6088-5c6e-a503-f5c557f11fc6.html

9/16/14

Alumni Kudos

Arizona Public Media received a record number of Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Rocky Mountain chapter. Nominees include some UA Journalism alumni and faculty:

  • Category: Education/Schools-Program Feature/Segment/Program/Special – Tucson Nonprofit Helps Homeless Teens Graduate High School,” by Fernanda Echavarri ’07 (adjunct faculty member);
  • Category: Military – Program Feature/Segment – Boneyard 5K,” by Andrea Kelly ’05 (adjunct faculty member);
  • Category: College/University Student Production – Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs --  "Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band," by Mariana Dale ’14 (worked on the piece while a student), Santiago Bahti and Arlene Isla

Week of Sept. 8, 2014

Kimberly Cain secured a reporting internship at Good Morning America this semester. She’ll be in New York until Dec. 12. Other students interning this semester include:

  • Wick Science Journalism Internship: Mark Armao
  • NASA Space Grant intern: Dan Desrochers
  • New York Times Phoenix Bureau Internship: Zachary Baker, Caitlin Schmidt
  • Arizona Public Media: Alison Dorf
  • Edible Baja Arizona: Nicole Thill
  • Madden Media: Maggie Driver
  • Tucson Weekly: Jessica Schrecker
  • KGUN: Alexandra Aldrete, Kathryn Mailliard, Chelsee Moe
  • KOLD Sports: Desiree Valenzuela 
  • KVOA:  Corina Gallardo, Natalie Grum, Chelsea Hemphill, Alexyz Liggins, Hannah Palaniuk, Liza Rubin

Several students have been selected to apprentice at the Arizona Daily Star this semester and some are already picking up bylines. They are:

Gawain Douglas and his publication design class created posters advertising the Sept. 29 Pizza & Portfolios event, organized by Lisa Button. Designers included Jessie Webster, Justin Sayers, Claire Rifkin, Jacquelyn Abad, Noor Jarki, Karen Schaffner, Kyle Mittan, Alex McIntyre, Ann Posegate and Juliana Romeo.

Alumni Kudos

Journalism alum Sam Stanton was named one of the three best reporters in a "Best of Sacramento" guide. The former Wildcat reporter writes for the Sacramento Bee. http://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/best-of-sacramento-2014-people/content?oid=14826290

Week of Sept. 1, 2014

Michelle Floyd has been getting a lot of experience with the Pac-12 Networks toward her goal of working in sports journalism. A few weeks ago she was hired as a runner by Pac-12 Networks as they covered football training camp.  She will also work the UA-Nevada football game Sept. 13, as well as for some soccer and volleyball games where she will also be acting as stage manager. More recently, she was hired as a runner by ESPN for the UA football game against UNLV Aug. 29.  

Images by 11 former Jour 203 students are on display in the hallway of the Journalism School. Professor Kim Newton coordinates the display. Student photographers are: Janella Eshiet, Ryan Foley, McKinzie Frisbie, Ginny James, Max Lancaster, Malena Larson, Ethan McSweeney, Josh Nothnagle, Juliana Romeo, Karen Schaffner and Julianne Stanford.

August 2014

Week of Aug. 25, 2014

Alunni Kudos

Bethany Barnes has been investigating how the Clark County District Attorney's Office pays witnesses. Stories she did back at the Last Vegas Sun resulted in an audit and ended a controversial practice of paying witnesses for pretrial meetings (http://bit.ly/1l4Pllc). Last week, Barnes, who is now with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, broke a story revealing records that showed prosecutors were paying witnesses' rent, among other things (http://bit.ly/1ogIXCC. The Nevada ACLU (http://bit.ly/1t0Ixb7), local defense attorneys (http://bit.ly/1lm2eYE) and leading legal experts are demanding the practice be halted and investigated immediately in response to Barnes’ investigation. And ProPublica picked up the story for its weekly MuckReads roundup (http://bit.ly/1ojtwta). In light of her investigation, the public defender's office is moving to have a case thrown out because of systematic prosecutorial misconduct: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/vegas-lawyers-toss-machete-murder-verdict-da-s-systematic-wrongdoing

Barnes also was a guest on the local NPR affiliate with the head of the ACLU of Nevada, talking about the investigation: http://bit.ly/1u3rfHn.

Ryan Gabrielson was a guest with Lorraine Rivera on Arizona Week Aug. 29, discussing his recent investigation for ProPublica of a possible security breach at the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center in Phoenix. See: http://www.propublica.org/article/lizhong-fan. Watch the program at: https://originals.azpm.org/azweek/.

Week of Aug. 18, 2014

May 2014 graduate Yoohyun Jung has been hired on as a reporter at the Arizona Daily Star.

May 2014 graduate Brittny Mejia has finished her fellowship at the Arizona Republic and is now off to LA for a prestigious two-year Metpro internship with the Los Angeles Times.

Amer Taleb was featured in a story Aug. 19 written by fellow journalism student Yara Askar for UA News. See: http://uanews.org/story/remarkable-r-sum-ua-student-journalist-s-career-includes-cnn-nyt-phoenix?utm_source=uanow&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=biweekly-uanow

Week of Aug. 4, 2014

May graduate Jessica Dollin got a fellowship with Participant Media in Los Angeles. She starts Aug. 18 and will be writing articles for their news site, takepart.com.

Alumni Kudos

Jenna Rogers ’09 has left KIDY in San Angelo to take a job as communications coordinator for Goodwill in Abilene, Texas.

Piper Stoeckel ’13 coordinates alumni travel and membership for the UA Alumni Association.

Lucy Valencia ’12 is public affairs coordinator for the City of Yuma.

July 2014

Week of July 14, 2014

Leah Cresswell, who is taking RPA this summer in Phoenix with adjunct instructor Rob O’Dell, had a story appear on page A8 of The Arizona Republic, where O’Dell is a reporter. See: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/07/18/arizona-gubernatorial-hopefuls-talk-economy-instead-tourism/12838493/

Mariana Dale was part of the team of immigration reporters at The Arizona Republic who put together a special section for the July 13 edition titled “Pipeline of Children.” See: http://www.azcentral.com/longform/news/politics/immigration/2014/07/10/immigrant-children-border-kids-pipeline/12410517/. She also has had a couple of A1 stories as part of the immigration beat. See:

Derek Evans accepted a job as a full-time sports reporter for the Camp Verde Bugle and Verde Valley Independent. The two small newspapers are based out of Cottonwood, about three and a half hours north of Tucson.

An article on the award Nicole Thill won from the American Society of Business Publication Editors Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication appeared in the ASBPE newsletter July 17. See: https://www.asbpe.org/blog/2014/07/17/university-of-arizonas-nicole-thill-wins-student-writing-award/. The award-winning article was written during Thill’s 2013 Study Abroad program in Costa Rica and titled “Coffee Fungus Affects Small Farms.”

Alumni Kudos

Samantha Sais, a 2011 graduate, shot several photos for the story on tamarisk beetles in the July 15 issue of The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/15/us/arizona-water-tamarisk-beetle.html?ref=us&_r=0.

Week of July 7, 2014

Alan Davis is one of "20 promising digital journalists" selected for the Student Newsroom at the annual Online News Association conference in Chicago in September. More than 100 students applied from around the world. See http://journalists.org/2014/06/30/ona14-student-newsroom-selects-20-promising-digital-journalists

Jason Davis received high praise on the website “Lunar Photo of the Day” for his documentary, Desert Moon. Read the comments at:

http://lpod.wikispaces.com/July+7%2C+2014

Michelle Floyd, a UA softball pitcher, is calling games for the World Cup of Softball. She announced two games July 11 and one July 12 that was due to be aired on ESPN2.

Apprentice Christa Reynolds had her story on Ramadan appear on the front page of the Arizona Daily Star July 11. See: http://tucson.com/news/local/during-hot-tucson-summers-ramadan-fast-a-challenge/article_8a539773-694d-5cc7-8447-5774f91ab799.html.

Several students and one magazine won awards in the Student Magazine Contest sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). There were 270 entries from 28 universities. All student winners receive certificates. First-place winners receive checks for $100:

  • Second place in People: Michaela Kane, "It's a Sting Operation for Bug Professor," Arizona Daily Wildcat
  • Honorable mention in Service and Information: Dan Desrochers, "Varicose Veins: Not All Vanity," Courier-Post
  • First place in Specialized Business Press Article: Nicole Thill, "Coffee Fungus Affects Small Farms," EcoChronicle
  • Second place in Specialized Business Press Article: Cinthia Guillen, "Solar Power Along the U.S.-Mexico Border," EcoChronicle Sonora
  • Second place in Print Magazine General Excellence: SkyView 

Alumni Kudos

Cece Marshall ‘13 is starting a new reporting gig with the Khmer Times in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

June 2014

Week of June 23, 2014

Yoohyun Jung, who graduated in May, shot the cover and all the photos for a three-page spread in the June 26 issue of The Tucson Weekly on area bartenders. See: http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/behind-the-bar/Content?oid=4691062.

May graduate Stew McClintic was offered a job as a reporter at the Silver City Daily Press in Silver City, New Mexico. He said landing the job is a triumph of networking: His former fraternity brother lives in Silver City and bought the newspaper before it was shut down by the previous owner.

Week of June 16, 2014

Billy Breceda, who graduated in May, got a job producing content and social media for Truly Nolan.

Maxwell Mangold, a December 2013 graduate, is working as a national sales trainee at Major League Soccer.

Week of June 9, 2014

Alumni Kudos

Bethany Barnes ’13 accepted a position this summer at the Las Vegas Review-Journal covering higher education

Jazmine Woodberry ’12 is working in Phoenix for PetSmart's independent 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, PetSmart Charities. She’s the associate manager of internal communications, producing multi-channel content and writing, editing, producing multimedia, and handling some social media. She works with fellow J-School grad Laura Ingalls ‘96, who is PetSmart Charities’ senior manager of communications and a Daily Wildcat alum.

Week of June 2, 2014

"Desert Moon," a documentary that Jason Davis shot and produced as a NASA Space Grant Fellow, will premiere at UA's Flandrau Science Center on Saturday, June 28. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly narrated the documentary. Kelly and his wife, former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, will attend the opening. Davis donned a spacesuit in Saguaro National Park East to be photographed for a movie poster promoting "Desert Moon." He recently earned his master's degree from the School of Journalism and is working as a media producer for the Planetary Society. 

Caitlin Schmidt was one of two statewide winners of Arizona Press Club scholarships.

Nicole Thill’s story, “Coffee fungus affects small farms, climate change may be factor,”
placed second in the 2014
student international multimedia news story contest organized by the
International Communication Division of AEJMC. She wins a $75 prize, to be awarded at AEJMC’s national convention in Montreal  Aug. 6-9.

Several journalism students will serve as mentors at the 2014 Journalism Diversity Workshop for Arizona High School Students to be held June 8-14 in the School of Journalism. They include: Zayro Jimenez, Stefani Quihuis, Noelle Haro-Gomez, Susan Swanberg, Nicole Thill and Savannah Douglas. Thill and Douglas both took part in the workshop while in high school. Elena Stauffer directs the workshop.

Alumni Kudos

Rob Alcaraz was hired as a video producer/editor at The Wall Street Journal. He earned both his B.A. and M.A. from the School of Journalism.

May 2014

Week of May 26, 2014

Mariana Dale and Yoohyun Jung are working hard producing stories for the New York Times Student Journalism Institute taking place at Dillard University in New Orleans. Joe and Nancy Sharkey are serving as editors at the institute. See http://nola14.nytimes-institute.com/.

This spring, graduate student Jason Davis produced an app version of SkyView magazine. It showcases stories, videos and slideshows by students in the fall 2013 Science Journalism class. Anyone with an iPad can download it for free at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skyview-magazine/id879601239?mt=8

Drew McCullough landed a job as an online content producer with the Arizona Daily Star.

Brittny Mejia’s story on boy scouts forming cross-border friendships ran on Page One, above the fold, of the May 27 issue of the Arizona Daily Star.

Alumni Kudos

Carol Ann Bassett, a 1982 graduate and faculty member in the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, won First Place in the SPJ National Contest in the online in-depth reporting category for a report she and her students compiled called “Along the Route of the Whale.” See it at www.routeofthewhale.org.

Weeks of May 12 and 19, 2014

Dozens of students were honored at the school’s annual Just Desserts celebration. See the full list at http://journalism.arizona.edu/sites/journalism.arizona.edu/files/JDprogram2014_online.pdf.

Jackie Kent is a newsroom reporter and web producer at Tucson News Now, the home of KOLD News 13 and KMSB Fox 11. She graduated in May 2014.

Sam McNeil has been selected for the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program to study Arabic in Morocco during the summer of 2014. McNeil is among the approximately 550 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students selected for the U.S. Department of State’s CLS Program in 2014 to study Arabic and several other languages.  U.S. students will spend seven to ten weeks in intensive language institutes this summer in 13 countries where these languages are spoken. 

A story on a public school nurse by graduate student Aimee Snyder appeared above the fold on A1 of the Arizona Daily Star May 10: http://issuu.com/tailwindsweb/docs/tw-marapr-web-2014. Snyder is a doctoral candidate in public health who's doing the journalism minor. She wrote the article for JOUR 506 Introductory and Advanced Reporting, taught by Carol Schwalbe.

Amer Taleb was interviewed as part of a Q&A in the May 2014 issue of ANAgrams, the publication of the Arizona Newspapers Association. Taleb received one of the organization’s 2013 scholarships. See: http://issuu.com/ananewsflash/docs/anagram_may_2014_fnl

Four graduate students have successfully defended their master’s projects:

  • Anna Augustowska, “Creative Solutions: Coping with Bipolar Disorder” (documentary). Carol Schwalbe, chair; Rogelio Garcia and Jim Mitchell, committee members
  • Jason Davis, “Desert Moon: How the University of Arizona Helped Win the Space Race” (multimedia). Carol Schwalbe, chair; Mike McKisson and Kim Newton, committee members
  • Sam McNeil, “A Siege of Salt and Sand in Tunisia” (documentary). Sonia S’hiri, chair; Kim Newton and Maggy Zanger, committee members
  • Susan Swanberg, “Stung! Arizona’s Bark Scorpions: Victims, Venom, and the Orphaning of an Antivenin” (book). Carol Schwalbe, chair; Susan Knight and Jim Mitchell, committee members

Arizona Daily Star Apprentice work

Gabriela Diaz 

La Estrella 

Find a furry friend at PACC 'tent sale'

May 14, 2014

Alison Dorf

Investigative team

Tucson’s uptick in pedestrian deaths

A1

May 11 

Carlos Herrera

Photographer

Biologist explores fascinating world of snakes, Gila monsters

Foothills / P9

May 15, 2014

Double duty dining spots

Caliente / partial cover andP18

May 15, 2014

Cats finally end Friday night jinx

Sports / B5

May 10, 2014

Brittny Mejia

Investigative reporting

Franco brother and Superbad guy driving UA campus crazy

April 24, 2014

Review: Pharrell Williams and friends excite 60k-plus at Coachella

April 20, 2014

Cardinal, bishops say Mass at Nogales border fence, urge changes in immigration law

A1, April 2, 2014

Gym for Parkinson's patients is growing 

March 27, 2014

Rocky Pt. draws UA spring breakers despite violence

March 16, 2014

Rafting companies canceling seasons due to dry Arizona winter

Business section 

March 9, 2014

Arizona Public Media Apprentice work

Jacquelyn Abad

Economics

AZ Illustrated Metro

23 April 2014

Week of May 5, 2014

Razanne Chatila had an op-ed about Syrian children published in the Arizona Daily Star May 5.

Freshman Jasmine Foster-Hall placed seventh in the Breaking News category of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program for her story about disturbances on University Boulevard after the Wildcats defeat in the NCAA basketball tournament. There were 85 entries from 45 schools in the category.

Sam McNeil’s final master’s project, the documentary “A Siege of Salt and Sand,” has been invited to be a part of the film festivals at the academic conferences BRISMES, MESA and the World Congress of Middle East Studies.

Arizona Sonora News Service coverage:

Apprentice coverage:

Arizona Public Media

Jacquelyn Abad

Health

AZ Illustrated Metro

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Metro

AZ Illustrated Metro 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Politics

AZ Illustrated Metro

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Education

AZ Illustrated Metro

Friday, April 25, 2014

Education

AZ Illustrated Metro

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Anna Augustowska

Permafrost Soils Could Contribute to Global Warming Scientist Says 

AZ Illustrated Science 

5/7/2014 

Gabriela Diaz

La Estrella

Traen documental sobre muerte en la frontera

P19 La Estrella

5/2/14

Ryan Revock

Photo

The ageless wonder that is music

Foothills/6

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Lots to buy at Gaslight Craft Fair

Foothills/7

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Little rain didn't dampen solar spirit

Northwest/12

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Alumni Kudos

Bethany Barnes ’13, a reporter for the Las Vegas Sun, has been getting national attention for a story she did on the metro police sponsoring a public event linking pre-marital sex with death. Slate, Huffington Post and The Wire were among the outlets picking up the story.

Candace Begody ’10 will be on the same panel as the Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine Vanessa Bush and the Huffington Post's Chitra Nawbatt at Spelman College's 10th Anniversary Leadership and Women of Color Conference May 14-15. Begody, editor of the Navajo Times newspaper, will be on a media panel called "Leading Forward: The Responsibility of Our Voices."

John D’Anna ’83, Page One editor at The Arizona Republic, hosted New York Times best-selling author Mark Leibovich for an hourlong Q&A about his book This Town and the Washington insider culture May 7 at ASU’s First Amendment Forum.

Kenzie Fowler ’13 has been offered an internship with the Pac-12 Network.

Cameron Moon ’13 has accepted an offer to become a full-time high school sports network producer in Cleveland with the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

April 2014

Week of April 28, 2014

Shahrazad Encinias, president of the UA NAHJ chapter, was a panelist on April 29 following the viewing of the film “Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle.” Encinias, a dual master's degree student in JOUR/LAS, spoke about Salazar's legacy as a news reporter and his involvement in the Chicano Movement when he was killed on Aug. 29, 1970. Frank Sotomayor, a 1966 grad and former editor with the Los Angeles Times, also was a panelist.

Sariah Schroader, who graduates in May, has been hired at KOLD as a full-time producer. She will produce the 9 p.m. weekend show and take on assignment desk and web producer assignments.

Apprentice clips

Arizona Public Media

Jacquelyn Abad

UA first of AZ universities to cover transgender surgeries

https://www.azpm.org/s/18871-ua-first-of-az-universities-to-cover-transgender-surgeries/

April 30, 2014

Arizona Daily Star

Scott Coleman

High School Sports

Mountain View's Bartz gets over fear to win 100 meters

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/track-and-field/mountain-view-s-bartz-gets-over-fear-to-win-meters/article_f68abfe5-9ab1-565b-a4e5-0a0e8cf9d2d0.html

April 26, 2014

Derek Evans

High School Sports

Bobcats feeling at top of their game

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/volleyball/cienega-feeling-on-top-of-its-game-right-now/article_4cc52aa1-f3db-5269-94b0-bc0d23c26432.html

April 28, 2014

Carlos Herrera

Photographer

Getting stuck in the mud not part of the game plan

Northwest insert / Cover and Pages 8-9 (7 photos)

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/northwest/mudbath-galore-runners-slip-slide-their-way-through--kilometer/article_b4c62808-408d-5471-8636-cd1d50fd8e61.html

May 1, 2014

Yoohyun Jung

Metro/Government

Subcommitee told about concerns over vet care

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/subcommittee-in-tucson-told-about-concerns-over-vet-care/article_f6fe6de0-dcca-5373-8ff1-369edb79e0df.html

April 25, 2014

Ryan Revock

Photographer

Dogs have their day at charity walk

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/dogs-have-their-day-at-charity-walk/article_2c7892ba-c5a9-54f6-bc6f-a1775da4d3a3.html

May 1, 2014

Little rain didn't dampen solar spirit

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/northwest/nw-solar-copy/article_b852b58a-d33f-5107-9f87-8ff46677f52a.html

May 1, 2014

Town of Marana

http://azstarnet.com/town-of-marana/article_21b30d2e-85ea-5c4d-b7a2-8f46702439f0.html

April 27, 2014

Springing into fun

http://azstarnet.com/the-spring-boing-bash/image_23be60b8-c56d-5a45-ad0b-eb38639870ff.html

April 24, 2014

Week of April 21, 2014

Katelyn Kennon has won a $400 scholarship from the Universidad Nacional in Heredia, Costa Rica, to attend the International Journalism in Costa Rica program this summer. She will take part in an awards ceremony April 25 presented by the UA Department of Spanish & Portuguese and will study environmental reporting and Spanish during the study abroad program.

Caitlin Schmidt has accepted a CNN digital features internship. The paid summer internship takes place in Atlanta with CNN.com. She will be writing mostly about health, but also business, technology, entertainment and travel.

Amer Taleb has been named the College of SBS’ student speaker for their annual Magellan Circle dinner April 29.

Several journalism students in beginning newswriting and photography courses took home honors and cash awards in separate competitions April 21.

Melissa Hughes took first place in the Mark Finley Gold Pen for Best Beginning Newswriter Contest. She wins $1,000 for her first-place story. Second-place finisher Joshua Nothnagle wins $750 and Abby Friedemann, who placed third, wins $500. Hughes and Friedemann’s instructor was Tom Beal. Nothnagle’s instructor was Linda Lumsden. Entries were judged by professors Jeannine Relly and Sarah Gassen.

In addition, three students were honored as winners of the second Drew Gyorke Photojournalism Contest. Winners were McKinzie Frisbie, first place, $200; Karen Schaffner, second place, $125; and Joshua Nothnagle, third place, $75. Judges were Harry Walker, director of photography at McClatchy-Tribune Information Services in Washington, D.C.; Evelyn Hockstein, freelance photographer based in Washington, D.C.; and Mike Christy, staff photographer, Arizona Daily Star. Photojournalism professor Kim Newton coordinates the contest.

Apprentice work

Anna Augustowska

AZ Illustrated Science

Consciousness conference celebrates 20 years

https://www.azpm.org/p/home-featured/2014/4/22/33454-interdisciplinary-consciousness-conference-celebrates-20-years/

4/22/14

AZ Illustrated Nature 

Roses can thrive in desert climate

https://www.azpm.org/p/home-featured/2014/4/21/33346-roses-can-thrive-in-desert-climate-with-proper-care-conditions/

4/21/14

Scott Coleman

St. Augustine track duo eye state titles

Page One - sports

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/track-and-field/st-augustine-track-duo-eye-state-titles/article_4d3938be-fd6a-5eac-947a-38555053b8f9.html

4/19/14

Gabriela Diaz

La Estrella

Estela Jácome, una dama como quedan pocas

http://azstarnet.com/laestrella/ciudad/estela-j-come-una-dama-como-quedan-pocas/article_84f21cf5-2909-5ffc-a0ea-b49e759fe232.html

P20 La Estrella

4/18/14

El reto de ser minoría en la universidad y graduar

http://azstarnet.com/laestrella/ciudad/el-reto-de-ser-minor-a-en-la-universidad-y/article_f3c9a131-42fc-5b93-96ee-9fd27a9ee2ad.html

P18 La Estrella

4/11/14

Derek Evans

High School sports

St. Gregory's Boulger eyes title repeat in pole vault

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/track-and-field/st-gregory-s-boulger-eyes-state-title-repeat-in-pole/article_151a6ed9-d65d-596a-bbe4-258f904f3d04.html

Sports B 3

4/23/14

Carlos Herrera

Photographer

Matchup promises to sizzle; instead, Game 1 simply fizzle

http://azstarnet.com/sports/baseball/college/wildcats/ua-baseball-matchup-promises-to-sizzle-instead-game-simply-fizzles/article_4e2754ac-f3dd-50d1-a5b1-86f3ab215ce7.html

Sports B1 and B7

4/12/14

"Egg hunt, market help mark Easter"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/east/egg-hunt-market-help-mark-easter/article_9179afec-ea93-53ce-964d-79315f482fe6.html

Foothills insert / Page 7 (5 photos)

4/24/14

Ryan Revock

Photography

"Doña Estela Jácome, una dama como quedan pocas"

http://azstarnet.com/laestrella/ciudad/estela-j-come-una-dama-como-quedan-pocas/article_84f21cf5-2909-5ffc-a0ea-b49e759fe232.html

La Estrella/20

4/18/14

"Greyhound lovers have a sweet day"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/greyhound-lovers-have-a-sweet-day/article_81e18441-0cae-5eb3-9c2c-ef77c32d3c11.html

Foothills/4

4/17/14

"Greyhound lovers have a sweet day"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/greyhound-lovers-have-a-sweet-day/article_81e18441-0cae-5eb3-9c2c-ef77c32d3c11.html

Foothills/4

4/17/14

Arizona Sonora News Service

Several graduate students will be defending their master’s projects:

  • Jason Davis, “Desert Moon: How the University of Arizona Helped Win the Space Race” (multimedia), 2:30 p.m., May 1, Marshall 340. Carol Schwalbe, chair; Mike McKisson and Kim Newton, committee members
  • Sam McNeil, “A Siege of Salt and Sand in Tunisia” (documentary), 3:30 p.m. May 6, Marshall 340, Sonia S’hiri, chair; Kim Newton and Maggy Zanger, committee members
  • Susan Swanberg, “Stung! Arizona’s Bark Scorpions: Victims, Venom, and the Orphaning on an Antivenin” (book), 9:30 a.m. May 12, Marshall 311. Carol Schwalbe, chair; Susan Knight and Jim Mitchell, committee members
  • Anna Augustowska, “Three Faces of Bipolar Disorder” (documentary), noon, May 12, Marshall 341, Carol Schwalbe, chair; Rogelio Garcia and Jim Mitchell, committee members

Week of April 14, 2014

Apprentice work

Carlos Herrera

Photographer

"Matchup promises to sizzle; instead, Game 1 simply fizzle"

Sports B1 and B7

4/12/14

Student Kudos (pg 2)

Derek Evans

High School Sports

Immaculate Heart Jumpers peaking in time for state

Sports B 5

4/11/14

Gabriela Diaz

La Estrella

El reto de ser minoría en la universidad y graduar

Story and two photos:

P18 La Estrella

4/11/14

Enseñan inglés y aprendes confianza

3/7/14

Alumni Kudos

Several graduates of the University of Arizona School of Journalism were among the winners and finalists announced this week by the Pulitzer Prize committee. Brian Ballou, a 1992 UA graduate and a general assignment reporter at The Boston Globe, was part of the team that won the breaking news reporting category for the paper’s coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing. See details on other winners at journalism.arizona.edu.

Week of April 7, 2014

Sheka Al Dosary will take part in a panel discussion on “History, Identity, and Politics in the Middle East North Africa Region” on April 16.

Stephanie Casanova shared an A-section double byline in the Arizona Republic  with reporter Anne Ryman for contributing to coverage of the story on the UA student who fell to his death April 4.

In June graduate student Jason Davis will begin working full-time for the Planetary Society as a media producer. Half of his time will be devoted to working on the Planetary Society's Lightsail project, which should launch in a few years. The other half will be writing and producing multimedia about other projects and space news in general.

Graduate student Sam McNeil gave a talk at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research on April 8 on his master’s thesis/film: A Siege of Salt and Sand. The lab is featured in his documentary because of its meticulous fieldwork building climate histories between Morocco and Jordan. Some of the images McNeil shot while compiling the documentary are on display at Café Luce.

Mary Rinker has been named the new general manager of UATV. She replaces fellow journalism student Jackie Kent, who held the post for two years.

Stephanie Romero’s work as a legislative broadcast intern

Was featured on the UA New’s site: http://uanews.org/blog/ua-arizona-state-capitol

Amer Taleb was one of only three UA students chosen to speak about the importance of scholarships at a luncheon in McKale Center April 11 kicking off the largest fundraising campaign in the UA’s history. More than 500 donors were expected to attend the event.

Several UA journalism students who won SPJ honors and who will be taking part in some interesting reporting opportunities were featured in a story that ran on UA News April 11: http://uanews.org/story/ua-school-of-journalism-collects-notable-awards-internships.

Arizona Sonora News Service coverage:

 

Apprentice work:

Anna Augustowska

AZ Illustrated Science 

Torah Scroll 

https://originals.azpm.org/p/originals-featured/2014/4/8/32296-ua-houses-a-mysterious-jewish-biblical-document/

4/8/14

Yoohyun Jung

Arizona Daily Star - Metro/Government

Downtown entertainment district could allow bars closer to schools/churches

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/downtown-entertainment-district-could-allow-bars-closer-to-schools-churches/article_dd84758d-fb48-57c0-b1bc-83c44c3d1787.html

Metro/A1

-4/7/2014

Audit sees city gain with car wash HQ's move downtown

http://azstarnet.com/business/audit-sees-city-gain-with-car-wash-hq-s-move/article_cc314293-ddb2-593f-b3e8-7d80a961dcfc.html

Metro/A6

4/7/2014

Ryan Revock

Arizona Daily Star - Photo

Surf's up in newest Gaslight show

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/east/surf-s-up-in-latest-gaslight-show/article_fe4cf9c5-ed6c-56ce-902d-2b573887e17d.html

FootHills (Insert)/6-7

4/10/2014

Anasazi sound draws music lovers to flute

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/anasazi-sound-draws-music-lovers-to-flutes/article_c1fe4ada-3be1-5be4-8eab-9b28541f9c07.html

Foothills (insert)/11

4/10/2014

Camp Cooper celebrates milestone

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/northwest/camp-cooper-celebrates--year-milestone/article_13462ddb-11b4-59f9-87c9-a956162b416b.html

Northwest (Insert)/6

4/3/2014

Road Runner: Illuminated signs help direct traffic at intersection of Ina, Oracle

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/road-runner-illuminated-signs-help-direct-traffic-at-intersection-of/article_357cac11-8785-578e-a087-d84f77a9aaf2.html

3/31/2014

Police, crowds clash near university

http://azstarnet.com/news/blogs/police-beat/police-fire-pepper-spray-at-crowds-near-ua-arrested-with/article_94f11f6b-9f31-52bf-b21b-48ce95391a01.html

Metro/A4

3/30/2014

Carlos Herrera

Arizona Daily Star - Photo

Sanctuary raises money to help rescued horses

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/east/sanctuary-raises-money-to-help-rescued-horses/article_8d707dec-4b5a-5d4a-9d28-a9bd6c9c0e81.html

Foothills Insert / Page 7

3/3/2014

Unrest at Main Gate after Arizona Elite Eight loss

http://azstarnet.com/gallery/sports/basketball/college/wildcats/photos-unrest-at-main-gate-after-arizona-elite-eight-loss/collection_d0b15c64-b7ca-11e3-9bf9-001a4bcf887a.html#0

Online Slide Show (with Kelly Presnell, Ryan Revock)

3/30/2014

Derek Evans

Arizona Daily Star - High School sports

Pair has Pusch Ridge back on top

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/high-school-tennis-towne-vick-pairing-has-pusch-ridge-near/article_22f86c72-bb6f-5c4a-9529-1c269794ab7f.html

Sports B 3

3/30/2014

Scott Coleman

Arizona Daily Star - Sports

Ironwood Ridge's legendary coach, Art Browning, and how the Nighthawks continue to roll with him at the helm.

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/high-school-girls-tennis-assistant-browning-keeps-i-ridge-going/article_eee5df4b-b834-5816-8962-af66179c8b34.html

4/4/2014

Canyon del Oro discus thrower Meredith Alarcio-Caldon and her quest to reclaim the state title she won as a sophomore.

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/track-and-field/high-school-track-and-field-cdo-senior-alarcio-caldon-wants/article_a189a335-6f40-534e-9347-9b701317a6d9.html

3/28/2014

Anthony Reyes

Features

Unscrewed: a journalist tries his hand at comedy

http://azstarnet.com/entertainment/unscrewed-a-young-journalist-tries-his-hand-at-comedy/article_0c487334-1d59-5b64-8e07-e69db0d78c54.html

Home & Life Page E1, E5 and E6

3/23/2014

Neon Bubble Dash set to glow up the night

http://azstarnet.com/entertainment/music/neon-bubble-dash-set-to-glow-up-the-night/article_4491b3a5-ebb5-508b-ba76-febab6b0e525.html

Caliente 14

3/27/2014

March 2014

Week of March 31, 2014

Sheikha Al Dosary wrote an opinion piece on President Obama’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia that ran in the Arab Daily News: http://thearabdailynews.com/2014/04/02/america-saudi-women/

Yoohyun Jung and Mariana Dale were among 24 students nationwide selected to take part in the New York Times Student Journalism Institute to be held in May at Dillard University. Jung will work as a photographer and Dale as a multimedia journalist.

Mariana Dale, Brittny Mejia and Kyle Mittan have been named Pulliam fellows at the Arizona Republic this summer.

Brittny Mejia has been asked to fill in as a reporter at the Nogales International the week of April 7. She had a story on a visit by Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley to the border featured on Page One of the April 2 Arizona Daily Star. See: http://azstarnet.com/news/local/border/cardinal-bishops-say-mass-at-nogales-border-fence-urge-changes/article_b63cddc5-7836-571a-ae6b-206d32769ae6.html.

Students in Joe Sharkey’s Arizona-Sonora News Service class are getting stories picked up by local media outlets:

  • Brittny Mejia, “More Mexican shoppers head for U.S. border towns,” March 30, Arizona Republic;
  • Isaac Cox, “Mama, don’t let your babies grow up to be (bull-riding) cowboys,” March 30, Arizona Republic;
  • Kayla Samoy, “Does deep snow in Rockies mean water for Tucson?” March 28, Inside Tucson Business

In addition, Bolles fellow Dan Desrochers’ story on the proposal for a UA vet school ran in the March 29 issue of the Republic.

Several students took Mark of Excellence awards at the SPJ regional conference in Honolulu:

  • Dan Desrochers, Arizona Daily Wildcat, won in the general column writing category. Elizabeth Eaton was a finalist.
  • Zack Rosenblatt, Arizona Daily Wildcat, won in the sports column writing category.

In addition, the following students were finalists in several categories:

  • Alison Dorf, “Sexual assault: What it means to the UA campus,” Arizona Daily Wildcat, General News Reporting (Large)
  • Mariana Dale, “S. AZ Ranchers Face Drought Without Help,” Arizona Public Media, Radio News Reporting
  • Yoohyun Jung, “Coping with Climate Change in Tucson,” Arizona Public Media, Radio In-Depth Reporting
  • Kenzie Fowler, “Future of Cotton Farming in Marana,” Arizona Cat's Eye Student News Show, Television General News Reporting
  • Arizona Cat's Eye, Arizona Cat's Eye/Arizona Pubic Media, Arizona Pubic Media, Best All-Around Television Newscast
  • Arizona Daily Wildcat, Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper

Two students who took part in the Journalism Diversity Workshop for Arizona High School Students won the $1,000 scholarships that will be applied toward tuition, room and board at the college or university they'll attend this fall. Dow Jones News Fund awarded seven such scholarships this year.

Alumni Kudos

Fernanda Echavarri ’07 has been accepted as a New York Times Fellow for The Changing Face of America: Immigration and the Politics of Reform, a five-day intensive fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism. Echavarri covers immigration and the border in addition to education and public affairs for Arizona Public Media. Echavarri is one of 20 selected nationwide for the 2014 fellowship taking place in May.

Rebecca Rillos ’12 is working as a page designer with The New York Times. She and Echavarri are both past participants of the New York Times Student Journalism Institute.

http://journalism.arizona.edu/faculty-kudos-week-march-10-2014

Week of March 24, 2014

Graduate student Sam McNeil will present “A siege of salt and sand: A documentary exploration of 21st century ‘climate chaos’ in Tunisia” on April 8 as part of the UA Center for Middle Eastern Studies spring lecture series, “Peace, Power, and Protests: Challenges of Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa.”

Apprentices

AZ Illustrated Science

Anna Augustowska

“Compassion training”

https://originals.azpm.org/p/originals-featured/2014/3/26/31413-first-compassion-training-in-southwest-links-to-health-found/

3/25/14

“Desert vegetation”

https://www.azpm.org/p/home-featured/2014/3/24/31375-prickly-park-showcases-variety-of-vegetation-in-sonoran-desert/

3/24/2014

“Lyme disease”

https://originals.azpm.org/p/azill-science/2014/3/4/30922-ua-physicists-develop-math-model-could-help-lyme-disease-treatment/

3/4/2014

Arizona Daily Star

Scott Coleman

High School Sports

“High school softball: Sisters helping carry Tanque Verde softball team”

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/softball/high-school-softball-sisters-helping-carry-tanque-verde-softball-team/article_f37ff133-ce66-54c7-8080-58cf0fd805dc.html

3/21/14

Alison Dorf

Watchdog team

“State board takes away licenses of give local cops”

http://azstarnet.com/news/blogs/police-beat/state-board-takes-away-state-licenses-of-local-cops/article_56346091-0c84-509b-8906-3b741b81b0e8.html

3/10/14

“Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night”

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/streetcar-may-stop-running-before-bars-close-at-night/article_2fcbd9c2-2897-57f0-8967-4f29208543b7.html

Metro C1

3/9/14

Derek Evans

High School sports

“Foothills' Bhat filling big sister's role just fine”

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/high-school-tennis-foothills-bhat-filling-big-sister-s-role/article_c93dd3a5-a24b-5c6a-88b7-766001014508.html

Sports B 2

3/ 14/14.

High school tennis: St. Gregory senior aiming for first state title.

Sports/B 6

03/07/14

Carlos Herrera

Photographer

"Match Day"

http://azstarnet.com/gallery/photos-match-day/collection_c45804f0-b13e-11e3-80e0-0019bb2963f4.html#0

Online Slide Show (with Kelly Presnell)

3/22/14

"Patched-up Sahuarita Lake wall-to-wall with catfish"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/extra-catfish-arrive-at-reopened-sahuarita-lake/article_032088ea-3981-5736-aa97-2cce90657397.html

Metro, C1

3/22/14

"'Grease': It's the 50s"

http://azstarnet.com/gallery/news/local/photos-grease-the-musical-at-ironwood-ridge-hs/collection_fee4b47e-aebe-11e3-86a1-001a4bcf887a.html#0

Northwest insert, Cover and Pages 8-9

3/20/14

"Seniors meet, mingle at church-sponsored program"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/northwest/seniors-meet-mingle-at-church-sponsored-program/article_4b460800-d057-5045-a13b-440941e551c5.html

Northwest insert, Page 5

3/13/14

"Mom wasn't allowed to see Roman, child-welfare files show"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/mom-wasn-t-allowed-to-see-roman-child-welfare-files/article_964a5e7b-1847-5471-8f1e-23d76ca0b94f.html

Online/News/Local News/Crime

3/8/14

Yoohyun Jung

Metro/Government

Landfill expansion will force some residents out

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/landfill-expansion-will-force-some-residents-out/article_1895a5dc-64f1-589d-a965-9d1e97681a19.html

Metro/A1

3/10/2014

Ryan Revock

Photo

"Toys for tots in a tough situation"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/east/filling-kidulance-to-replace-stuffed-animals-for-kids-who-ride/article_2c19476c-bea4-5a5b-bef0-364b07e58bb8.html

Foothills (insert)/Cover and P8

3/27/14

"Let the good times keep rollin' along"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/skaters-gonna-skate-event-lets-the-good-times-keep-rollin/article_70ec3ae2-8c43-5faf-9a60-8c5c4b10dd03.html

Foothills (Insert)/P4

3/27/14

"Purim celebration at Anshei Israel has fun, history lesson"

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/foothills/purim-celebration-at-anshei-israel-has-fun-history-lesson/article_498ba7b9-5249-5c5a-9a2b-6555bc2705d9.html

East Side (Insert)/ Page 4

3/20/14

"Foothills High thespians give 'Chicago' new life"

http://azstarnet.com/gallery/news/local/photos-chicago-the-musical-at-catalina-foohills-hs/collection_0e3b5aca-aebc-11e3-aa98-001a4bcf887a.html#0

East Side (insert)/Page 6-7

3/20/14

“Wildcats snap losing streak with rout”

http://azstarnet.com/sports/baseball/college/wildcats/wildcats-end-losing-streak-with-rout-of-mississippi-state/article_767bef5d-369f-5226-8d2b-d50275874cb1.html

Sports/B1,B4

3/8/14

“Women enjoy day of health, wellness”

http://azstarnet.com/newsletter/east/women-s-spa-and-wellness-showcase/article_9fe20b11-88db-5c2a-9530-8aefa8ccc248.html

East Side/8

3/6/14

Anthony Reyes

Feature (Discover Section)

“A passion for fashion drives Salpointe grad”

http://azstarnet.com/entertainment/shopping/salpointe-grad-hopes-lifestyle-brand-hits-big-time/article_51c6cbf2-efde-5d94-992f-11f0d816f646.html

Home & Life Page E4

3/9/14

Feature (Life Section)

“Unscrewed: A young journalist tries his hand at comedy”

(First-person piece written by Reyes after he went onstage with an improvisational comedy troupe.)

http://azstarnet.com/entertainment/unscrewed-a-young-journalist-tries-his-hand-at-comedy/article_0c487334-1d59-5b64-8e07-e69db0d78c54.htmlHome & Life Page E4

3/23/14

Week of March 10, 2014

Britain Eakin was offered and accepted a paid internship with the Investigative Reporting Workshop out of American University in Washington, D.C., this summer. She was told there were only four spots and more than 70 applicants, so it was highly competitive. The link to their website is here: http://investigativereportingworkshop.org/

Giles Smith, a member of the UA men’s swim team, was named Pac-12 scholar-athlete of the year. See http://pac-12.com/article/2014/03/08/arizonas-giles-smith-named-2014-pac12-mens-swimming-scholar-athlete-year

A story on triathlons by gradate student Aimee Snyder appeared in the March/April issue of Tailwinds magazine: http://issuu.com/tailwindsweb/docs/tw-marapr-web-2014 Snyder is a doctoral candidate in public health who's doing the journalism minor. She wrote the article for JOUR 506 Introductory and Advanced Reporting.

Wick science journalism intern Susan Swanberg has had her third story published in the Green Valley News. See: http://www.gvnews.com/news/local/quite-a-ride-a-history-of-sahuarita-s-wild-horses/article_c576f48c-a9f4-11e3-baf3-001a4bcf887a.html

Amer Taleb was the first person featured in a new series on stories on the UA’s social media accounts that highlights students and faculty who excel either in their work or academics. Taleb also has accepted a research assistantship with the James E. Rogers College of Law, where he focuses on foreign affairs. 

Several students won awards in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence competition.

  • Allison Dorf, general news reporting, “Sexual assault: What it means to the UA campus,” Arizona Daily Wildcat;
  • Yoohyun Jung, radio in-depth reporting, “Coping with Climate Change in Tucson,” Arizona Public Media;
  • Kenzie Fowler, television general news reporting, “Future of Cotton Farming in Marana,” Arizona Cat’s Eye;
  • Mariana Dale, radio news reporting, “S. Arizona Ranchers Face Drought Without Help,” Arizona Public Media;
  • Dan Desrochers, general column writing, “Pros/cons of suing Board of Regents; Spring Fling could do better; Condom reform needed for men,” Arizona Daily Wildcat;
  • Elizabeth Eaton, general column writing, “iPads fail students; Healthy eating difficult on campus; Safe Ride’s hours too limited,” Arizona Daily Wildcat;
  • Zack Rosenblatt, sports column writing, “UA baseball lacking trademark leadership; Neal’s transfer highlights recruiting coup; The Golden Age,” Arizona Daily Wildcat.

In addition, the Arizona Daily Wildcat won best all-around daily newspaper while journalism majors Brittny Mejia and Kristina Bui were editors-in-chief.

Week of March 3, 2014

Congratulations to the 60 students who took part in the March 7 internship fair at the School of Journalism. Eighteen recruiters from Tucson, Phoenix and Green Valley took part in the fair. The school welcomed Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Public Media (radio, television, UA+), Arizona Republic, Edible Baja Arizona, Experience Arizona, Inside Tucson Business, KGUN9, KOLD, KTAR News and Sports, KVOA, Madden Media, New York Times Phoenix Bureau, Tucson Sentinel.com, Tucson Weekly and Wick Communications. Crystal Bumpers and Kate Harrison helped set up the fair, which was organized by internship coordinator Lisa Button. Gawain Douglas and the publications design class created fliers.

Britain Eakin and Amer Taleb, members of the investigations team at the Arizona Daily Star, had bylines as part of the paper’s series on SB 1070.

Britain Eakin

After SB 1070, national trend shifts toward loosening immigration laws

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/border/after-sb-national-trend-shifts-toward-loosening-immigration-laws/article_f64efa76-2c30-5779-a3de-1738abdc18a9.html

Page 1-A

3/6/2014

Amer Taleb

Economic dip coincides with SB 1070

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/border/economic-dip-coincides-with-sb/article_ae852e7c-2f49-5556-8e16-c8af645ee487.html

3/5/2014

Recent published work by apprentices:

Gabriela Diaz

La Estrella 

Libraries' English Classes pay off for both students, tutors

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/libraries-english-classes-pay-off-for-both-students-tutors/article_2291671e-d3f6-5446-9144-06406df727ae.html

Tucson & Region,A6 

3/3/14

Alison Dorf

Investigative reporting

Friend testifies in Phillips trial

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/crime/friend-testifies-phillips-spoke-of-having-triano-killed/article_b45764c0-df7c-54a5-b1f3-e62d6f7b636f.html

2/28/2014

Yoohyun Jung

Metro/Government

Styrofoam 'snow' floats from UA building site

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/styrofoam-particles-float-down-like-snow-from-new-ua-student/article_4289770d-eba6-5596-b83d-a56c2771e547.html

Tucson & Region/C05

3/2/2014

Brittny Mejia

Investigative reporting

A1

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/tucson-pot-rules-limit-garden-sizes-so-revenue-and-jobs/article_5b76d4f4-47a0-521b-8e63-3c82b702ba65.html

2/27/2014

Bison Witches fined for serving beer to teens

http://azstarnet.com/news/business/bison-witches-fined-for-serving-beer-to-teens/article_ea9dc7d1-924f-5fcc-95d6-e5517ca1a0e3.html

Business, D6

2/23/2014

Febraury 2014

Week of Feb. 10, 2014

The following students have secured internships for this semester:

  • Anna Augustowska and Kate Newton  – AZPM
  • Nicole Cousins, Czarina Nafarrate, Caitlin Watters and Lauren Weinberg – KGUN
  • Corina Gallardo, Kahtia Hall, Sariah Schroader and Mary Rinker – KOLD
  • Sarah-Jayne Simon, Kimberly Cain, Courtney Johnson, Kimberly Kolliner, Nicholas Nollenberger, Monique Padia, Maddison Sinclair and Shea Sorenson – KVOA
  • Maci Hidalgo – KFMA
  • Alan Davis, Joey Fisher, David McGlothlin and Yoohyun Jung – Tucson Weekly
  • Gabrielle Ferreira – 3 Story Magazine
  • Noelle Haro-Gomez – Public Opinion
  • Amy Johnson – College Fashionista
  • Harrison Leff and Stewart McClintic – Startup Tucson.com
  • Brittny Mejia, Ryan Revock and Amer Taleb – New York Times Phoenix bureau
  • Roberto Payne – ESPN Radio Tucson
  • Evyn Murray – GOAZCATS.com
  • Alex Rodriguez – Azteca 14
  • Kayla Samoy, Brittney Smith and Justin Sayers – Inside Tucson Business
  • Alex Wainwright – Tucson Sentinel
  • Stephanie Romero – Arizona Capitol TV
  • Kenzie Fowler – Arizona Athletics Photo
  • Jennifer Hijazi – Edible Baja Arizona
  • Susan Swanberg – Wick Science Journalism

Apprentices at the Arizona Daily Star and Arizona Public Media share the following:

Ryan Revock

Arizona Daily Star - Photographer 

Meet the Artist: Bead art, 2,000 years in the making

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/east/meet-the-artist-bead-art-years-in-the-making/article_786d5315-290c-5a33-bc19-2a8085582673.html

Online

Anna Augustowska

AZ Illustrated Science

Depression may lead to heart disease

https://originals.azpm.org/p/azill-science/2014/2/11/30256-depression-may-lead-to-heart-disease-vice-versa-physician-says/

Feb. 11, 2014

Alison Dorf

Arizona Daily Star - Investigative team

Don't call 'em roach coaches: Food trucks just as safe, clean as restaurants - 

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/don-t-call-em-roach-coaches-food-trucks-safe-and/article_1a18e516-e109-5a92-8ddc-17aa6be3ce84.html

A1

Feb. 9, 2014

Yoohyun Jung

Arizona Daily Star - Metro

City faster fixing potholes, but still slower than counterparts

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/city-accelerates-response-time-for-pothole-repairs/article_cf8215ac-abd6-5bf6-bc66-3e36705ea559.html

A1

Feb. 8, 2014

Scott Coleman

Arizona Daily Star - Sports

High school boys soccer: Esar, Amphi ready for rematch with Palo Verde

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/soccer/high-school-boys-soccer-esar-amphi-ready-for-rematch-with/article_5eee87a5-cea9-567a-bd19-51321b438558.html

Sports, Page 2, High Schools

Feb. 7, 2014

Derek Evans

Arizona Daily Star - High School sports

Senior Galindo leaving Pueblo better than she found it

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/basketball/girls/senior-galindo-leaving-pueblo-better-than-she-found-it/article_1b4241eb-4d00-5abb-819b-ade3c13b1e9f.html

Sports B2

Feb. 7, 2014

Alumni Kudos

Ryan Gabrielson will be joining ProPublica from the Center for Investigative Reporting, where he has worked as a reporter since 2010. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting in 2009 and was finalist for it in 2013.

Week of Feb. 3, 2014

Graduate student Sam McNeil will attend the Overseas Press Club Foundation Awards dinner at the Yale Club in New York City this month. The Walter & Betsy Cronkite Scholarship for Aspiring Foreign Correspondents and CBS News and Friends is sponsoring his monthlong fellowship, which will be in Cairo with the Associated Press.

Graduate student Susan Swanberg’s article "Some help looking at the stars" ran on the front page of the Green Valley News on Feb. 5. The story describes an evening spent with the amateur astronomers and astro-photographers who meet regularly in front of Starizona for camaraderie and assistance with their telescopes. Swanberg is the Wick Communications science intern this semester.  

Graduate student Paul Ingram wrote two stories about Biosphere 2 for the February issue of Desert Leaf: "Biosphere 2: Moving Forward" and "Cattle, Gold and Science: A Land History of Biosphere 2." His photos are featured in both stories as well as on the cover. Also illustrating the first story are photos by science journalism students Alison Dorf and Brandon Bishop.

Apprentices have had the following work appear on Arizona Public Media and in the Arizona Daily Star:

Anna Augustowska

“Arizona Illustrated”

Poverty project

https://www.azpm.org/s/17125-ua-sociology-school-participates-in-poverty-project/

Jan. 21, 2014

“Arizona Illustrated”

Greenhouses for education

https://originals.azpm.org/p/azill-featured/2014/1/27/29853-ua-agriculture-center-one-of-few-using-greenhouses-for-education/

Jan. 27, 2014

“Arizona Illustrated”

Remnants of volcanoes

https://originals.azpm.org/p/originals-featured/2014/2/3/30015-remnants-of-volcanoes-across-az-geologist-says/

Feb. 3, 2014

Scott Coleman

Arizona Daily Star

Falcons aim to step it up in bid for fifth straight state trophy

http://azstarnet.com/sports/soccer/high-school-and-prep/high-school-girls-soccer-falcons-aiming-for-fifth-straight-state/article_5fbc149f-f3e5-531b-92e5-9c1b44dc1ae2.html

Jan. 31, 2014

Chuck Constantino

Arizona Daily Star

Red-hot Chargers brace for challenge of No. 1 Salpointe

http://azstarnet.com/sports/high-school/basketball/high-school-boys-basketball-cholla-on-facing-salpointe-it-s/article_0a688889-bf69-53be-9963-c515d6a1f53b.html

Jan. 31, 2014

Derek Evans

Arizona Daily Star

Stallworth’s leading Titan’ resurgence

http://azstarnet.com/sports/basketball/high-school-and-prep/high-school-girls-basketball-stallworths-leading-palo-verde-s-resurgence/article_26f7107d-8946-51d1-9395-67f4f16c7133.html

Jan. 31, 2014

Yoohyun Jung

Arizona Daily Star

Burned 'Wig-O-Rama' bldg. sees first signs of comeback

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/repair-work-starts-on-burned-out-wig-o-rama-building/article_77813972-7aeb-563c-b2df-0af667be5f58.html

A1

Jan. 27, 2014

Arizona Daily Star

Restored funding sought for part of JTED programs

http://azstarnet.com/news/local/education/orr-to-seek-restored-funding-for-some-jted-programs/article_4a4d9888-a0d7-5120-8495-508957ab98eb.html

Feb. 3, 2014

Alumni Kudos

Matthew Casey ’13 has moved from a reporter with the Laramie (Wyo.) Boomerang to a general assignment job with the Arizona Republic.

http://journalism.arizona.edu/faculty-kudos-week-jan-27-2014

January 2014

Week of Jan. 27, 2014

Astronaut Mark Kelly has agreed to narrate “Desert Moon,” a documentary being shot and produced by graduate student Jason Davis and Shipherd Reed, multimedia producer at the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. Davis is working on the “Desert Moon” project as a UA/NASA Space Grant Fellow.

Week of Jan. 20, 2014

Noelle Haro-Gomez is a Chips Quinn Scholar at the Public Opinion in Chambersburg, Pa. Marcella Corona, who graduated in May 2013, finished her Chips Quinn internship in summer 2013 and is now a continuous content reporter at the Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal. Read the essay on her experience at http://freedomforumdiversity.org/chips-quinn/2013/12/03/a-professional-and-personal-%E2%80%98turning-point%E2%80%99/

Twelve students from Prof. Kim Newton’s Jour 203 class had their photos selected to display on the wall in the School of Journalism. They are: Sterling Blum, Angeline Carbajal, Nicole Cousins, Gareth Farrell, Corina Gallardo, Kate Mailliard, Claire Rifkin, Stephanie Romero, Liza Rubin, Brittney Smith, Britt Theodora and Desiree Valenzuela. Among the 12 were the winners of the first Drew Gyorke Photojournalism Contest: Gallardo (first), Mailliard (second) and Rubin (third). Kim Newton coordinates the entire installation.

Several alumni of the School of Journalism will be inducted into the Arizona Daily Wildcat Hall of Fame Jan. 25: Joni Hirsch Blackman ’82, Joe Cole ’61, John D’Anna ’83, Mark Emmons ’84, Gordon Evans ’58, Tim Fuller ’75, Ryan Gabrielson, J. Jennings Moss ’87, Dorothy Parvaz ’97 and Frank Rizzo. Read bios on all the winners at: http://dailywildcatalumni.org/hall-of-fame/wildcat-alumni-shine-in-new-hall-of-fame-class/?utm_source=HF+email+to+list+4&utm_campaign=November+2014+enewsletter&utm_medium=email.

In addition, alumni winning Young Alumni Awards include Brett Fera ’05, Kelly Lewis ’08, Aaron Mackey ’06, Lance Madden ’10 and Arek Sarkissian II ’03. Read their bios at: http://dailywildcatalumni.org/the-wildcat-young-alumni-awards/

Jeremy Duda ’02, reporter for the Arizona Capitol Times, made the list of best state capitol reporters in America compiled by The Washington Post. The list was compiled based on reader input.

Week of Jan. 13, 2014

Mariana Dale’s mining story, written for the Borderlands Reporting class taught by Lisa Button, got picked up by the Nogales International for their weekly Santa Cruz County publication: http://www.nogalesinternational.com/the_bulletin/news/mine-plan-looms-as-big-issue-in/article_1ee93504-7230-11e3-8b69-0019bb2963f4.html

Brittney Mejia’s story on the challenges DREAM Act kids face ran in the Jan. 16 issue of the Tucson Weekly. See: http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/dream-deferred/Content?oid=3945204.

Ashley Powell’s story on school resource officers ran in the Jan. 2 issue of Tucson Weekly. It was written for Jim Nintzel’s RPA class last semester. See: http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sol-on-sros/Content?oid=3937806

Graduate student Susan Swanberg’s Q&A with a wildlife veterinarian about the challenges of bighorn sheep conservation ran in the Jan. 9 issue of The Tucson Weekly: http://m.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/on-the-horns-of-a-dilemma/Content?oid=3942752&issue=3941297

Amer Taleb is headed to Japan in May as one of nine winners from across the country for the Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition. He'll be in Japan for a little over a week.

Week of Jan. 6, 2014

Kenzie Fowler was named outstanding graduating senior by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. A starting pitcher for the UA softball team, Fowler gave a speech at the SBS convocation Dec. 19 where she talked about how she overcame back problems to return to pitching and how journalism taught her there that she can make a difference in the world.

Former journalism student Ryan Gabrielson, a reporter with the Center for Investigative Reporting, received an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for the multimedia report "Broken Shield." The report was cited for "investigating the failures of a special California state police force assigned to protect residents of state facilities with severe mental and emotional disabilities." Gabrielson and UA journalism graduate Paul Giblin the Pulitzer Prize in 2009.

Sam McNeil, a dual degree graduate student in journalism and Middle Eastern-North African Studies, was named an Overseas Press Club Foundation fellow. After flying to a reception and awards ceremony at the NYC Yale Club in February, McNeil will take his $3,000 scholarship and find out where and when he'll be interning. He said special thanks go to Professors Mort Rosenblum and Maggy Zanger as well as Zenger Award winner Jonathan Randal paving the way.

Samantha Sais has succeeded Joshua Lott as the main freelance photographer for The New York Times’ Phoenix bureau.

The three stories featured on the cover of the Jan. 9 Tucson Weekly were written by UA students. In addition, journalism student Noelle Haro-Gomez shot photos for two of the stories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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