Bob Schieffer wins Edward R. Murrow Award for writing

Beloved TCU alumnus Bob Schieffer has won virtually every award in broadcast journalism, and he recently added another to his list: a Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Edward. R. Murrow Award for writing. He won in the Network Radio and Television category for a CBS Radio News commentary about “the ghost of Congress future,” which he wrote last September…. Read more »

TCU to host second Certified Public Communicator Program

From TCU 360 — story by Ashley Madonna  The Bob Schieffer College of Communication, TCU Extended Education and the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) have partnered together to offer the second year of the Certified Public Communicator Program. TCU will host the program from July 27 through August 1. This certificate program “offers leadership… Read more »

Partnership in print: Student journalists’ work featured in Star-Telegram special report

This semester, aspiring reporters in TCU’s School of Journalism participated in an innovative capstone course that allowed them to cut their teeth in the competitive field of newspaper journalism. Working under the direction of professional Star-Telegram editors, 12 senior-level students produced investigative special reports on civil asset forfeitures, an important issue affecting Tarrant County. The… Read more »

Journalism students reflect on capstone project with Star-Telegram

While most college students spent their last day in class taking a final with pen and paper, 12 students from the School of Journalism met with industry professionals to discuss their unique semester-long project. Throughout the spring, the students worked with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in investigative teams reporting on civil asset forfeiture. The goal… Read more »

Journalism seniors take home top Milner Awards for 2013-14

At the third annual Jay and Gail Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Awards, senior Lauren Cummins and Jake Harris received the top awards of reporter and editor of the year. The awards were announced at the student media awards luncheon that honors the best in student journalism from the past year. The story of the year… Read more »

Drs. Tisdale and Lambiase named interim directors for School of Journalism and School of Strategic Communication

As the schools prepare to officially separate on June 1, the independent School of Journalism and the School of Strategic Communication have each selected their new interim directors. John Tisdale, Ph.D., will lead the School of Journalism, while Jacqueline “Jacque” Lambiase, Ph.D., will head the new School of Strategic Communication (formerly known as Advertising and… Read more »

TCU Ad Association wins AAF award for outstanding chapter growth

The Ad Association at TCU is on a roll – up from 24 members in 2013 to a robust 90 members this year. The impressive 275 percent increase has landed the Ad Association the award for most growth of a collegiate chapter from the American Advertising Federation (AAF). As the winner, the TCU Ad Association… Read more »

TCU Student Media win 33 awards in TIPA competition

The news staffs of TCU Student Media received 33 awards for journalistic excellence, including the sweepstakes category in television, at the annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention in San Antonio. The awards, which covered previously-published content in 2013 and live contests earlier in the week, were announced Saturday, April 12. TIPA, founded in 1909, is… Read more »

Schieffer Symposium turns 10

10,000-plus attendees. 35 industry-renowned panelists. 10 years. And one extraordinary moderator – Bob Schieffer. 2014 marks a decade of the Schieffer Symposium on the News at TCU. Beyond being the tenth anniversary, this year is one for the books for several reasons. Prior to the symposium, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley will broadcast… Read more »