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 Department of Journalism + Media and STEP (Student Training and Employment Program – partnership with Univision) helped you get to where you are today in your […]

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 Department 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 work in […]

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 […]

CARTA Programs Highlighted at FIU Graduate School Fair

After hosting virtual graduate fairs last year, Florida International University hosted an in-person fair designed to introduce students to the myriad graduate programs available to them. CARTA was well-represented, showcasing their master’s and doctoral programs including:

  • Master of Science in Mass Communication in Global Strategic Communications
  • Master of Science in Mass Communication in Spanish Language […]

CARTA Programs Highlighted at FIU Graduate School Fair

After hosting virtual graduate fairs last year, Florida International University hosted an in-person fair designed to introduce students to the myriad graduate programs available to them. CARTA was well-represented, showcasing their master’s and doctoral programs including:

  • Master of Science in Mass Communication in Global Strategic Communications
  • Master of Science in Mass Communication in Spanish Language […]

NEW AREA OF CONCENTRATION COURSES ALLOW STUDENTS TO TAILOR THEIR CURRICULUM

Starting with the Fall 2021 semester the Department of Journalism + Media unveiled new Area of Concentration (AOC) tracks in Photojournalism and Sports Journalism, with plans for future AOC tracks in Environmental Media and Arts and Fashion Media.

The new AOC curriculum will allow students to take courses within the School of Journalism and […]