E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism The world of journalism is constantly changing and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism prepares students for successful careers in this fast-paced medium.

The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University has one of the most prestigious journalism programs in the world. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the Scripps College of Communication is a national Center of Excellence. The School of Journalism is named after Edward W. Scripps and has been recognized for its programs by multiple accrediting councils and established organizations including U.S. News & World Report and the Associated Press Managing Editors Association. This recognition is a result of professors and alumni who have worked at major media outlets like Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and NBC; respected student organizations such as the Society of Professional Journalists, WOUB, Ohio University’s Advertising Association and the Public Relations Student Society of America that provide young professionals with real-world experience; and a curriculum that stresses ethics, critical writing and speaking abilities and expression of ideas.

Mission: http://scrippsjschool.org/about/

04/26/2019

The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications voted today to reaccredit the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

03/30/2019

The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is hosting a program this coming Wednesday (4/3) at 3:05 p.m. featuring two notable 1952 alums — Joan Herrold Wood and Sid Davis. Wood and Davis became fast friends when they came to Athens in 1948, meeting daily for coffee and danish and sharing the news of the day. Some 70 years later, their friendship endures.

Wood and Davis both worked in media, Joan at the Pittsburgh Press and then J. Walter Thompson and Sid as a political reporter who covered nine U.S. presidents.

The “Conversation with Joan Herrold Wood and Sid Davis” will be in Schoonover Center 145. The program is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception.

03/20/2019

Live from Mevo

03/20/2019

Live from Mevo

03/20/2019
Two Writers Slinging Yang

In one of the last "90 Minutes" programs Spring Semester, bestselling writer Jeff Pearlman will bring his popular podcast on writing to The Scripps School of Communication. Pearlman will interview celebrated Yahoo! sportswriter Dan Wetzel for the podcast "Two Writers Slinging Yang."

Schuneman Symposium is coming up next week! Check out the amazing lineup!
03/19/2019

Schuneman Symposium is coming up next week! Check out the amazing lineup!

The Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics presents Meghan Louttit: The Ethics of Digital StorytellingPublic lect...
03/18/2019

The Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics presents Meghan Louttit: The Ethics of Digital Storytelling

Public lecture on Thursday, March 21, 7:30 pm in Schoonover 145

Meghan Louttit is a deputy editor for visual storytelling on the Metro desk of The New York Times. Previously, she was deputy editor of Digital News Design, creating innovative stories and overseeing visual storytelling. She joined The New York Times in 2010 as front-end developer and designer. She started her career as a reporter and homepage producer at The Washington Post. She is a three-time News & Documentary Emmy award winner, Scripps-Howard Journalism Awards judge, and recognized by the Society for News Design, Society of Publication Designers, and the Online News Association. Meghan earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University (2008).

Our spring break contingent in Hong Kong, with their project partners from Hong Kong Baptist University and Leipzig Univ...
03/13/2019

Our spring break contingent in Hong Kong, with their project partners from Hong Kong Baptist University and Leipzig University.

Our students taking part in the spring break #OUCivilRide trip to Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
03/13/2019

Our students taking part in the spring break #OUCivilRide trip to Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Our Barcelona cohort for Spring Break ‘19.
03/11/2019

Our Barcelona cohort for Spring Break ‘19.

Stay tuned for the date announcement.
03/01/2019

Stay tuned for the date announcement.

The good news just keeps on coming for our Jinx Broussard! The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism voted to give her the Guido H. Stempel III Award for Research in Journalism and Mass Communication. The award was created in 2013 to honor their long-time colleague, Guido Stempel, and to recognize a body of research that – like Stempel’s – has benefited the professions of journalism and related mass communication fields. Geaux Jinx! We could not be more thrilled to celebrate with you! 🥳

02/08/2019
Ohio University

We’re excited to see all the ways this will benefit our students.

Ohio University has announced that the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism is the new home of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism.

What is the KipProgram? Watch this video to see journalists from around the world tell you more about it!

All the more amazing is that this idea started more than 100 years ago when Ohio University alumnus Carr Van Anda helped...
11/28/2018
The Times’s Capsule of History Goes Digital

All the more amazing is that this idea started more than 100 years ago when Ohio University alumnus Carr Van Anda helped run the New York Times.

The Times photo archive spans 1896 to the present. For the first time, all six million pictures are being scanned.

On Nov. 6, we hosted former U.S. Army photographer Ron Haeberle, an OU graduate who documented the My Lai Massacre on Ma...
11/16/2018

On Nov. 6, we hosted former U.S. Army photographer Ron Haeberle, an OU graduate who documented the My Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968.

Live from Morton 201 is the final 90 Minutes of the semester.Once more, tonight’s event will feature Branson Wright of...
11/15/2018
90 Minutes Series @90MinutesSeries

Live from Morton 201 is the final 90 Minutes of the semester.

Once more, tonight’s event will feature Branson Wright of The Plain Dealer, as he discusses his documentary “The Blur.” The documentary itself is an up-close look at former basketball player Dwight Anderson whose life unraveled when he turned to crack.

Tonight’s interviewer will be Ethan Sands.

Live from Mevo

11/14/2018

Tonight’s 90 Minutes will feature Branson Wright of The Plain Dealer, as he discusses his documentary “The Blur.” The documentary itself is an up-close look at former basketball player Dwight Anderson, whose life unraveled when he turned to crack.

However, the first 30 minutes of the event will not be shown as the live audience will be having an exclusive look at Wright’s documentary. We look forward to having you join us at 7:30.

Officially live from Morton 201 is 90 Minutes. Again, sorry for the inconvenience. We sincerely hope you enjoy the progr...
11/08/2018
90 Minutes Series @90MinutesSeries

Officially live from Morton 201 is 90 Minutes. Again, sorry for the inconvenience. We sincerely hope you enjoy the program.

Once more, tonight will feature Kwame Ajamu, a man wrongly imprisoned for a murder he never committed, and Kevin Werner of Ohioans to Stop Executions.

Live from Mevo

11/08/2018

90 Minutes is starting now. However due to technical difficulties we are unable to live stream. However please feel free to check out the event's live tweets on the @90MinutesSeries Twitter page. Sorry for any inconveniences.

The event will discuss the criminal justice system, told through the firsthand experiences of Kwame Ajamu. Betrayed by the system, he spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he didn’t commit. Also featured tonight is Kevin Werner, the Executive Director of Ohioans to Stop Executions.

10/24/2018

90 Minutes is now streaming live from Morton 201. Tonight's discussion features Ohio University alumnus Will Cooper, as he discusses toxic masculinity and his career with Vice.

10/20/2018

Homecoming 2018 podcast

10/17/2018

90 Minutes is now live from Morton Hall. Hear from Jerry Givens, the former Virginia state executioner, and David Raterman to gain an insight into America's justice system.

Our 2018-19 Scripps School ambassadors.
10/12/2018

Our 2018-19 Scripps School ambassadors.

10/03/2018

Due to technical difficulties tonight, we will unfortunately be unable to stream 90 Minutes featuring Bob Kendrick and Morris Eckhouse starting at 7 p.m. However, it will be streaming on the 90 Minutes Series twitter account, @90MinutesSeries. Feel free to check it out.

09/29/2018

We are very proud of our SPJ chapter, which this evening was recognized for the third year in a row as top Campus Chapter in the nation. These students are committed to the highest standards of journalism.

Maddie Peck, Zachary Shrivers, and Kat Tenbarge visit the Washington Post  as part of a new project. Details coming soon...
09/24/2018

Maddie Peck, Zachary Shrivers, and Kat Tenbarge visit the Washington Post as part of a new project. Details coming soon!

09/14/2018
C-SPAN

Scripps alumna Kate Irby interviews Sen. Patrick Leahy on C-SPAN's newsmakers this morning.

Senator Patrick Leahy on delaying confirmation process: "That would make sense. Another week or two. What difference does it make? We're talking about a lifetime appointment."

Watch full C-SPAN Newsmakers interview on Friday, September 14 at 10pm ET on C-SPAN. https://cs.pn/2CYQQAz

09/12/2018

Live from Morton Hall 201– the first #90MinutesSeries of the semester, Women in Politics! View their live tweets on the 90 Minutes Series’ Twitter account @90MinutesSeries using the hashtag #90MinutesWIP.

08/02/2018

Invest in the future of journalism education at Ohio University and receive Director Emeritus Ralph Izard’s 400+ page book about our first 100 years (learn more, and see full interview with “Riz,” at bit.ly/2M8Oijj).

All E.W. Scripps School of Journalism alumni in the DC area are invited!Reception for E.W. Scripps School of Journalism ...
07/26/2018

All E.W. Scripps School of Journalism alumni in the DC area are invited!

Reception for E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
1100 13th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

Aug. 6 • 8-9:30 a.m.

We will be celebrating the release of Ralph Izard’s book, "The Scripps School: Its Stories, People, and Legacy," as well as the beginning of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism's relationship with the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, which is transitioning to Ohio University. Breakfast food will be provided.

Please RSVP to [email protected] by noon on July 30.

06/18/2018

We co-hosted the recent Media & The Law Summit in Cleveland. The first panel of the program featured four alums from the school: Matt Zapotosky, Gregory Korte, Wes Lowery, and Larry Seward.

04/25/2018

Internship Orientation for all journalism students doing internships in summer. Please note: we plan to post a series of one-on-ones with all of the speakers to facilitate viewing their presentations.

04/11/2018

Schuneman Symposium: Toluse Olorunnipa (Bloomberg)

04/11/2018

Schuneman Symposium: Gregory Korte (USA Today)

04/11/2018

Schuneman Symposium: Katie Hinman (CNN)

04/11/2018

Schuneman Symposium: Jack Ohman (Sacramento Bee)

Join author, activist, and comedian Chelsea Handler tonight (April 5) for a continuation of the New York Times’s “Ge...
04/05/2018

Join author, activist, and comedian Chelsea Handler tonight (April 5) for a continuation of the New York Times’s “Get With The Times” series.

Her conversation will center around the recent role she’s taken encouraging students to find their voices and get involved in what matters most to them.

This event will be filmed and shown at The Athena on Court Street tonight at 8 p.m. — preregister by clicking the link below:

https://www.getwiththetimes.com/april5/begin?school=Ohio%20University

03/28/2018

Live from Mevo

03/28/2018

Join us in Schoonover 145 for the Women in the Workplace panel

Hey, bobcats! Are you looking for something to do on this rainy Tuesday?Join investigative journalist and author Jeff Go...
03/20/2018

Hey, bobcats! Are you looking for something to do on this rainy Tuesday?

Join investigative journalist and author Jeff Goodell tonight (March 20th) at 7:30 in Schoonover 145. His lecture, a continuation of the IAPE’s “Ethics, Environment, and the Media” series, will be followed by a discussion and a reception with light refreshments.

Hope to see you there!

03/10/2018

Professor Nerissa Young and sophomore Julie Ciotola speak at the Region 4 SPJ Conference in Pittsburgh on “Covering Trauma: The Human Cost of Journalism”

03/08/2018

Joining us tonight in Schoonover 145 is Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson from RESPECT Magazine.

03/02/2018

It's National #readacrossamerica Day, Bobcats! Celebrate by grabbing your favorite book!

Professor Hans Meyer will lead a multimedia reporting project this summer in Ecuador to chronicle the important work Ohi...
03/02/2018
Ohio University Global Opportunities Information System - Student Applications

Professor Hans Meyer will lead a multimedia reporting project this summer in Ecuador to chronicle the important work Ohio University's Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute does to end Chagas disease.

The university is offering this as a study abroad opportunity through the Office of Global Opportunities. The team will be in Ecuador June 15 - July 2. Prof. Meyer will bring all his tech tools, such as drones, VR cameras, and designer websites, to bear on this important story, and he'd love your help. You'll also earn three JOUR credits that you can apply as a skills elective toward graduation.

Meyer has collected a bunch of links with additional information at http://hanskmeyer.com/ecuador.html. Let him know if you have any questions. The deadline to apply is MONDAY, March 5.

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