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Alumnus Alexander Glass Wins Telly Awards for ‘Merrill Made’ Video

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:29
COLLEGE PARK (5/22/19) — Alumnus Alexander Glass won two Telly Awards this week for a video he produced last year that shows how the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism prepares the next generation of journalists....
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MDDC Names Capital News Service News Organization of the Year

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 12:37
COLLEGE PARK (5/13/19) — The MDDC Press Association has named the University of Maryland Capital News Service the top online-only news organization in the Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C., region in its annual Editorial Contest....
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Marty Kaiser Named Capital News Service Executive Director

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 08:26
COLLEGE PARK (5/10/19) — Howard Distinguished Visiting Fellow Marty Kaiser has been named the first executive director of Capital News Service, the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism’s student-staffed nonprofit news organization....
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Terrence Britt Named Merrill College Recruiting Coordinator

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 15:37
COLLEGE PARK (5/9/19) — Terrence Britt will join the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism as its recruiting coordinator on July 8....
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Capital News Service Investigates Extreme Cold in Baltimore

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:18
COLLEGE PARK (5/9/19) — The University of Maryland Capital News Service on Thursday published its yearlong investigation into the effects of extreme cold on Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents....
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Merrill College Names Fischman, McNamara and Hiaasen Award Winners

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 15:32
COLLEGE PARK (5/8/19) — Two University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students and an adjunct faculty member are the first winners of three awards established in memory of Capital Gazette journalists Gerald Fischman, John McNamara and Rob Hiaasen....
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Rafael Lorente, Sean Mussenden Promoted to Senior Lecturer

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 09:05
COLLEGE PARK (5/2/19) — University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism faculty members Rafael Lorente and Sean Mussenden have been promoted to senior lecturer, Dean Lucy A. Dalglish announced Thursday....
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Washington Post’s Chelsea Janes, Senior Daniel Oyefusi Named Commencement Speakers

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 10:25
COLLEGE PARK (5/2/19) — Washington Post reporter Chelsea Janes and senior Daniel Oyefusi will speak during the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism‘s commencement ceremony this month....
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Merrill College Ph.D. Student Andrew Otis Wins Hiebert Award

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 13:19
COLLEGE PARK (4/29/19) — The University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism has awarded the third annual Ray Hiebert History of Journalism Endowed Award to Ph.D. student Andrew Otis for his 2018 book, “Hicky’s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India’s First Newspaper.&...
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Students’ Ellicott City Documentary Airs on Maryland Public TV

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:54
COLLEGE PARK (4/26/19) — A University of Maryland Capital News Service documentary about the future of Ellicott City, Maryland, after two historic floods aired on Maryland Public Television Thursday night....
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APSE To Hold Regional Meeting at Merrill College

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:22
By Kaitlyn WilsonPovich Center...
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Merrill College Alumni Among 2019 Pulitzer Winners

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 16:14
COLLEGE PARK (4/22/19) — Two University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism alumni are 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners....
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Professor Dana Priest Wins Peabody Award for Facebook Investigation

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:14
COLLEGE PARK (4/22/19) — Professor Dana Priest and the PBS team behind “The Facebook Dilemma” documentary have won a George Foster Peabody Award, broadcasting’s top prize....
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Record Number of Donors Give to Merrill College on Giving Day

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:37
COLLEGE PARK (3/7/19) — A record number of donors made gifts to the Philip Merrill College of Journalism Wednesday on University of Maryland Giving Day....
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Merrill College Students Receive Broadcast Education Association’s Best of Festival Award

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 13:19
COLLEGE PARK (4/10/19) — Two University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students received the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts’ Best of Festival award this week. ...
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‘Frontline’ Documentary Reported by Professor Dana Priest Nominated for Peabody

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 12:01
COLLEGE PARK (4/10/19) — Professor Dana Priest and the PBS team behind “The Facebook Dilemma” documentary were nominated this week for a Peabody Award, broadcasting’s top prize....
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Merrill College Students Win 17 Categories in Regional SPJ Contest

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 12:12
COLLEGE PARK (4/9/19) — University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism students won 17 categories last week in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards....
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Kathy Best Named First Director of Howard Center for Investigative Journalism

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 13:29
COLLEGE PARK (4/8/19) — Kathy Best, who led The Seattle Times to two Pulitzer Prizes after successful stops in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis, will be the first director of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of...
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E. Ralph Hostetter, Longtime Maryland Newspaper Publisher, Dies

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 14:50
COLLEGE PARK (4/4/19) — E. Ralph Hostetter, the longtime Eastern Shore newspaper publisher and pioneer in news production technology, died last week at his North East home....
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Bob Costas Named Winner of Lacy-Smith Award

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 08:56
By The Povich Center...
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