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FIU Breaking the Barriers for Women in Communication

Over 150 guest attended the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication hosted its Second Annual Conference, “Women in Communication: Breaking the Barriers.”  The national one-day conference was keynoted in the morning by Anne Vasquez, chief digital officer of tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing, and former managing editor of the South Florida [...]

By | 2017-05-15T15:01:10+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Free Press, Home Slider, Journalism, leadership, mentoring, Research|0 Comments

Jessica Meszaros, Kopenhaver Leadership Fellow: Winner of 5 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Awards

  Kopenhaver Leadership Fellow and recent SCJ graduate Jessica Meszaros just won three individual awards and two team awards from the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters, including: Feature | Light News: 1- Jessica Meszaros, WGCU-FM, "Floridians Turn Nuisance Pigs Into Profitable Pork" 2- Jessica Meszaros, WGCU-FM, "Talking About Death over Dinner in Southwest Florida." Breaking News [...]

By | 2017-05-15T14:03:44+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Home Slider|0 Comments

Anne Vasquez, Chief Digital Officer, tronc Inc. to Keynote Kopenhaver Conference

National Conference: Explores Women in Communication: Breaking the Barriers Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, North Miami,  April 20, 2017 The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts invites you to the center’s Second Annual Conference, “Women in Communication: Breaking the Barriers.” This national [...]

By | 2017-03-30T15:32:25+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Home Slider|0 Comments

Kopenhaver Center Fellow on C-SPAN

American History TV features Greenlee Prof. Tracy Lucht on ‘sob sisters’ and ‘stunt reporters’ AMES, Iowa – History is full of examples detailing the extremes women went to in order to break down gender barriers in journalism. In a class lecture that aired Jan. 7 on C-SPAN’s “Lectures in American History” program, Tracy Lucht, an [...]

By | 2017-02-02T16:55:06+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Home Slider|0 Comments

Research Fellow in Residence

Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication appoints Nathalie Desrayaud, PhD 2017 Research Fellow In Residence Nathalie Desrayaud, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication in the School of Communication and Journalism at Florida International University. She earned her MA in Communication from the University at Buffalo, NY, and her PhD [...]

By | 2017-01-12T19:16:58+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Unlocking Open Data for Storytelling”

Mike Sarasti, Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Miami, and Rebekah Monson, Co-Founder of Whereby.Us and The New Tropic, spoke on "Unlocking Open Data for Storytelling” to the second workshop of The Kopenhaver Center Leadership Fellows Program on Nov. 18. Their presentation was designed to assist attendees to navigate the world of data storytelling. [...]

“Women in Communication: Breaking the Barriers” Conference

National Conference: “Women in Communication: Breaking the Barriers”  at Florida International University’s beautiful Biscayne Bay Campus,  April 20, 2017 Follow us on Twitter and Facebook Are Communication Professionals Achieving Their Potential? Findings from the 2016 national survey conducted by the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication reveal that women in communication professions are [...]

By | 2017-02-17T09:43:24+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Home Slider, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Leadership Fellows Program

Where today’s success stories mentor tomorrow’s stars Program Mentors and Mentees click on link above  Women represent more than half the population and two thirds of college graduates nationwide. And yet only a quarter of top management jobs in news organizations are held by women. Women are 6% of sports editors, 11% of radio news [...]

By | 2017-01-12T19:16:59+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Home Slider, Leadership Fellows Program, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FIU/FSPA 44th Annual South Florida Journalism Day

FIU/FSPA 44th Annual  South Florida Journalism Day sponsored by Florida International University, School of Communication and  and Journalism and Florida Scholastic Press Association District 6 The Future of Communication: Write, Produce & Create Keynote Address: Calvin Hughes, Anchor - Local 10 WPLG / The Future of Communication – The field of Journalism has changed in many ways. Besides the role of reporter, [...]

By | 2016-10-20T18:03:12+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Communication Leadership Power Program Webinar: “Communicating in a Global Marketplace”

A webinar with Flavia Vigio, Executive Director, Golin Miami and Latin America: “Communicating in a Global Marketplace” DATE: Thursday, October 27, 2016 / TIME:  2 to 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus,  3000 NE 151st St. and Biscayne Blvd., AC 2, Room 252 Golin Miami and Latin America, a communications firm providing a [...]

By | 2017-01-12T19:16:59+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments