Reese News Lab wins Knight News Challenge
Jul 22 2015
The Reese News Lab in the UNC School of Media and Journalism has been awarded $150,000 in the Knight News Challenge for Campaign Hound, a searchable archive and alert service that enables users to monitor political speeches remotely.
Legal Stats wins third place at Carolina Challenge
Mar 27 2015
The team wins $2,000 in university-wide entrepreneurship competition.
Happening now: Reese News Lab Pitch Day
Nov 14 2014
Watch it live online.
Reese News Lab students win $3,500 grant for environmental reporting
Oct 02 2014
The grant will cover travel expenses for students traveling in the Southeast to tell stories about energy.
Kroi selected for ONA14 Student Newsroom
Jul 01 2014
Reese News Lab’s Hrisanthi Kroi was one of 20 students chosen to participate in the student newsroom for the Online News Association conference.
Reese News Lab projects take two awards in AEJMC Best of the Web
Aug 16 2013
August 8, 2013 Two Reese News Lab projects won Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Best of the Web awards, announced during the 2013 AEJMC convention held in Washington, D.C. Tony Mantovani, a 2012 UNC computer science graduate, Matt Hayes, a 2013 UNC journalism and information science graduate, and Colleen McEnaney, a […]
Daniel selected for ONA13 Student Newsroom
Jul 24 2013
Annie Daniel, a Reese News Lab intern from Matthews, N.C., was one of 20 students chosen to participate in the student newsroom for the Online News Association (ONA) conference Oct. 17-20 in Atlanta. Daniel will help provide intensive coverage of the ONA13 conference. She was chosen from more than 100 applications. For the fourth consecutive year, Google […]
Peach awarded grant to develop course on communicating about climate change
May 01 2013
May 1, 2013 Sara Peach, senior producer for the Reese News Lab, has won a $4,000 Curriculum Development Award from the UNC Center for Global Initiatives. Peach, who also teaches an environmental journalism course at the school, will use the award this summer to develop a summer 2014 course called “Telling the climate change story […]
Lab staff honored in journalism school award ceremony
Apr 24 2013
The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication honored high-achieving students at an awards ceremony on April 22. Among the students recognized were 11 Reese News Lab staffers and alumni. The following current and former Reese News Lab students earned honors. O.J. “Skipper” Coffin Award to the Outstanding Graduating Senior in News-Editorial Journalism Alex Barinka […]