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Communication Studies Professor Wins Early Career Award

Dr. Qinghua “Candy” Yang, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies, received the 2018 Association of Chinese Communication Studies Early Career Award at the National Communication Association’s convention this month. This award honors a scholar who is at the early stage of his or her career and has already played an important role in… Read more »

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Michelle Smith, Director of Public Relations, AT&T Global Marketing Organization

Bob Schieffer’s “Overload” is published this fall

“Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News,” the new book by our college namesake and legendary journalist Bob Schieffer, is being published Oct. 1. The book is based on interviews of more than 40 leading journalists and news executives conducted by Schieffer and H. Andrew Schwartz, chief communications officer at the Center for Strategic… Read more »

Schieffer College Ribbon Cutting, Open House and New Student Recognition

  More than 300 Bob Schieffer College of Communication students, parents, alumni, donors, Board of Visitors members and TCU stakeholders gathered Friday afternoon, Sept. 15, 2017, to celebrate the newly remodeled home of the Schieffer College. A team composed of 19 student ambassadors, TCU Chancellor Victor Boschini, and donors Roy (’59) and Jeannine (’60) Eaton,… Read more »

How They Got There – Carson Rahrig

By Lauren Reyes, Communication Studies ‘17 Name: Carson Rahrig Major: Communication Studies Graduation Year: December 2016 Hometown: Mansfield, Texas Current City: Fort Worth, Texas What do you do? Internal Communications Specialist at AZZ ·      Responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of internal communications content delivered within the organization, including reminders, memos, sponsorships, contests and… Read more »

How They Got There – Danielle Dirkx

By Lauren Reyes, Communication Studies ‘17 Name: Danielle Dirkx Major: Strategic Communication Graduation Year: 2016 Hometown: Lake Oswego, Oregon Current City: Fort Worth, Texas What do you do? Social media coordinator for Justin Brands ·      Responsible for management of all organic and paid social strategy for all five boot brands within Justin Brands. What previous… Read more »

Alumni Snapshot: Abbie Maynard

By Lauren Cole, Strategic Communication ’17 Seacrest Studios – Red Balloon Network Intern: Program Host/Producer, January 2014-May 2014 AZ Foothills Magazine Intern Reporting Intern, May 2014-August 2014 KTCU Radio Station – Texas Christian University Radio News Anchor, August 2014-December 2015 TCU News Now – Texas Christian University Anchor/ Multimedia Journalist, August 2014-December 2015 TCU 360… Read more »

Alumni Snapshot: Jimmy McGrath

By Lauren Cole, Strategic Communication ’17 Thunder Staffing Mar. 2009-Aug. 2014 TCU Athletics, Athletic Trainer Sept. 2011-Jan. 2012 TCU Athletics, Marketing Intern Jan. 2012-May 2015 Global Prairie, freelance graphic design intern Jan. 2013-May 2015 Roxo, Creative Director/Account Exec. Jan. 2015-May 2015 Tulane Athletics, marketing grad assistant Aug. 2015-Dec. 2016 Coastal International, designer 2017-current Jimmy, a… Read more »