Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts Artist-in-Residence named among Top 10 singers in Florida

A special congratulations to ‘The Legendary Soul Man’ and FIU CARTA Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts Artist-in-Residence – Sam Moore on being honored as one of the Top 10 Famous Singers from Florida by singersroom.com. The list focused on the diversity and vibrancy in culture and music found across the state and named artists who embody all that Florida […]

Realizing the Mission + Vision of the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media

Dear CARTA Community,  

In support of our Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media’s mission to prepare career-ready journalists and media professionals in English and Spanish and our vision to shape the future of journalism and media education, I am excited to announce the launch of a series of new student-produced and faculty-directed […]

FIU Students Awarded in the 2022 edition of “Voces Del Periodismo”

On November 30th, the FIU chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) hosted their awards ceremony “Voces Del Periodismo” at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus.

Univision Anchors Erick Cuesta, Pamela Silva and Carolina Sarassa introducing […]

Students win big at 2022 SPJ Sunshine State Awards

The Society of Professional Journalists (Florida Pro Chapter) hosted their annual ‘Sunshine State Awards’, which was created in order to recognize outstanding professional and student journalists for that calendar year. Nominations and recipients were open to all professional print, broadcast, and online journalists in Florida, […]

Exceptional Alumni – Arlen Fernandez wins two Emmy awards from 3 nominations

Name: Arlen Fernandez

Degree Earned and Year Graduated: Bachelor of Science in Communication, 2003.

How has FIU helped you get to where you are today in your career?
FIU gave me the tools to achieve my goals, starting with the internships I did which were required to graduate from the School of Journalism. Those were […]

Exceptional Alumni – Andrea Igliozzi wins two Emmy awards within first year at Univision

Name: Andrea Igliozzi  

Degree Earned and Year Graduated: BS in Communication – Broadcast Journalism and minor in Social Media Marketing and E-Analytics in 2020 

How has FIU Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media and STEP (Student Training and Employment Program – partnership with Univision) helped you get to where you are today […]

Eight Questions with Alanna Barlow- CARTA REAL Triumph Graduate Summer 2022

Eight Questions with Alanna Barlow- CARTA REAL Triumph Graduate Summer 2022

A true testament to triumph, Alanna Barlow has seen both the brightest and darkest days as a young black woman in America. Struggles with identity and mental health clouded Alanna’s path to greatness until clarity and confidence guided her to where she […]

FIU scholarship to honor Gustavo Godoy and support next generation of broadcast journalists 

The Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media has announced the establishment of the Gustavo Godoy Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism in honor of the award-winning and legendary newsman. 

Gustavo Godoy, who passed away in 2021 after a long and storied career, was among the first high-profile Hispanics to […]

Six BOLD students win prestigious fellowship program 

The BOLD Strategic Communications Agency is elated to announce that six members have been accepted for the 4A’s Foundation’s Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP) this summer. The nonprofit organization provides students and recent graduates with fellowships at advertising, communications, and marketing agencies over a 22-week period and with opportunities to gain employment after […]