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2013 AEJMC in D.C.: Welcomes, Division Winners, Award Winner, Expo, & Reception

School of Media and Communication: A Tradition of Excellence for more than 35 years
Welcomes New Director Dr. Laura Stafford

Newspaper and Online News Division, 2013 American Copy Editors Society’s Research Competition Winners: Drs. Louisa Ha and Xiaoqun Zhang
Top-three finalist in the 2013 AEJMC Tankard Book Award: Dr. Tom Mascaro

Grad Student Info Expo: Meet representatives from 18 universities offering doctorate and master’s programs in journalism and communication to get your questions answered about the right graduate program for you. See more info here

Please join us at our reception in the Renaissance Hotel, Saturday, August 10, at 9 p.m.


Four-day program for current & former players includes “final exam”

covering Toledo Mud Hens baseball game


Twenty four current and former NFL players will take part in the first-ever NFL Sports Journalism & Communications Boot Camp from May 13-16 at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. With the new longer offseason, the boot camp is one of a record 10 training programs for post-NFL careers that NFL Player Engagement offers to current and former players.

See the attachment here (2013SportsJournalismBOOTCamp)

Media Falcon Video Produced by Students

Media Falcon Center video produced by a group of students in 4700 practicum class this year (Jason Baker, Brittany Moran, Meredith Goodrich and Jason DiMarco) was presented at the Tcom production award ceremony. It featured all the TV video organizations including BG24 News, the Falcon Sports Center show, BG on TV and WBGU-TV PBS.

Click here to view the video.

March 19 TCOM Career Day Schedule, at Bowen-Thompson Student Union & West Hall


First BGSU TCOM Career Day, March 19 Monday Bowen-Thompson Student Union
(organized by the Telecommunications Student Association, Department of Telecommunications, and the BGSU Career Center)

TCOM 1030 Alumni Guest Lecture 9:30-10:20 (WH121) : Dave Dobson (Producer, ESPN), Ryan Zangrilli (Vice-President Mid-West, blip.TV), Bill Forthofer (Station Manager, WKFM/ WLKR Radio)

Alumni Career Panel 10:30-11:20 (BTSU201) : Ryan Zangrilli (blip.TV), Elissa Henry (Associate Media Director, Marcus Thomas Advertising, Cleveland), Tom Farmer (Vice-President of Programming and Executive Producer, Fox Sports Ohio), Bill Forthofer (WKFM/ WLKR Radio), Jay Schell (IT Engineer, WTOL-TV). Faculty Moderator: Mr. Stephen Merrill

Company Feature Presentations 11:30-12:20 (BTSU 201): CJ Hoyt (News Director, WTOL, Raycom Media), Tom Farmer (Fox Sports), Joe Jensen (Executive Vice-President, Block Communications, Inc.,- Cable & Telesystem; CTO, Buckeye Cablesystem), Jennifer Hilzner (Recruiter, Disney), Dan Mellon (Group Manager, Sinclair Broadcast Group), Mike Holman (General Manager, WFIN-Radio). Faculty moderator: Dr. Gi Woong Yun

Minority Hiring and Challenges Panel 11:30-12:20 (BTSU 207): Bethany Kereszturi (OCTA, Regional Manager, Talent Acquisition and Movement, Time Warner Cable West Region), Jillian Wiggs (Sales Manager, Urban Broadcasting), Melyssa Knight (General Manager, WMNT-TV), Keilon Ratliff (CEO, Bottomline Management), Terence Sigers (on-air personality POWER 107.5, Columbus, Ohio). Faculty moderator: Dr. Tom Mascaro

Luncheon 12:30-1:20 (BTSU 228) – pre-registered attendees only: Keynote speaker OAB President Christine Merritt: “Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Generation of Broadcasters”

Tour of West Hall Facilities (1:30-2:00)

Interview, Demo and Career Fair Tips Panel 2:00-3:00 (BTSU 207): Dave Dobson (ESPN), Lee Conklin (News Anchor, WTVG-TV), Ryan Zangrilli (blip.TV), Bill Forthofer(WKFM/ WLKR Radio), Andrea Domachowski (BGSU Career Center). Faculty moderator: Mr. Ken Garland

On-site Interviews (3-5 p.m. BTSU 228, BTSU208, WH310, & WH023): Pre-registered students will interview with employers on campus for internships and job openings.

Networking Reception 5:30-6:30 p.m.(BTSU 228) : Open to all School of Media and Communication faculty, TCOM/RTVF alumni, current students and employers registered for the BGSU Career Center Spring Expo