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Schieffer Students Place at Statewide Journalism Awards

A group of young and older people smile at the camera, standing in front of a neon purple horned frog sign.

Five journalism students and one reporting class project placed at the Texas Association of Managing Editors annual Headliner Awards this weekend. The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors along with the Headliners Foundation of Texas recognizes outstanding journalism annually. Newspaper organizations from across the state, as well as college and university publications compete in up to… Read more »

Department Recognizes Exceptional Student Journalism at Milner Awards

The new Kappa Tau Alpha inductees pose for a group photo with professor Dax Stewart and Dean Kris Bunton.

The department of Journalism hosted the Jay and Gail Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Awards on April 28 in the Moudy South newsroom. The Milner awards, established by TCU alumna Gail Milner in memory of her late husband Jay, a long-time newspaper reporter, recognize student achievement in several categories. The judges this year were Elizabeth Campbell,… Read more »

Journalism Major Awarded 2022 Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellowship

TCU student JD Pells poses next to a Horned Frog statue on campus.

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has awarded a 2022 Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellowship to Jonathan “JD” Pells. The TCU journalism major will travel to Accra, Ghana, where he will move along the Cape Coast and inland to report on how gold mining has polluted rivers and farmlands that were previously the livelihoods of millions… Read more »

Journalism Department Hosts Pulitzer Symposium on April 12

A flyer advertising the Pulitzer Symposium hosted by the Department of Journalism at TCU on April 12, 2022.

The Department of Journalism and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are hosting an annual symposium on the topic of global food crisis and vulnerable populations at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022. The event features four panelists and will be moderated by Patty Zamarripa, assistant professor of professional practice. The panelists include: Julie Butner, CEO of… Read more »

Kris Gutierrez ’99 Hosting Resume Workshop for Students

A flyer advertising the TV news resume workshop led by TCU alumnus Kris Gutierrez, Class of 1999.

On Saturday, March 26, Kris Gutierrez ’99, an Emmy award-winning journalist and member of the Schieffer College Board of Visitors, will host a resume workshop for journalism students. Gutierrez has more than 20 years experience as a news anchor and reporter at stations across the United States, including WBBM-TV in Chicago, NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort… Read more »

Student Journalists Win 2021 TAPME Awards

We congratulate our TCU Student Media journalists, who placed in seven categories in this year’s Texas Associated Press Managing Editors awards contest. The awards recognize outstanding journalism as practiced by the state’s daily newspapers. TEAM EFFORT First place – Renee Umsted, Haley Cabrera, Connor Cash, Haeven Gibbons, Braden Roux, Matthew Sgroi, Charlotte Tomlinson: Game Day… Read more »

Journalism Students Awarded for Excellence in Student Media Work

The journalism department recognized this year’s outstanding student journalists with the Jay and Gail Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Awards. Winners were selected by judges Sean Jensen, Andrea Masenda ’13 and Lena Blietz ’15. “The entries were really, really impressive. I’m encouraged by the new generation of journalists. There were several categories where I could have… Read more »

Career Ready: TCU Class of 2021 Already Making an Impact

A photo of TCU student Zuzi Oseguera, Class of 2021.

Another graduating class of Horned Frogs is ready to change the world for the greater good. Finishing strong amid a pandemic, members of the class of 2021 have proved their resilience and grit, skills valued by potential employers. The TCU Center for Career & Professional Development shines the spotlight on a sampling of TCU’s amazing… Read more »