Opportunities for students, Fall 2018

Reese News Lab is starting up a new project this semester that is a great opportunity for students to work across silos and get off-campus experiences that are both hard to find and in high demand by employers across media fields. The project is an effort to use community engagement and audience […]

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OurChatham hiring community editor, audience engagement manager

As the Lab’s engaged journalism project in Chatham County starts gearing up, OurChatham is hiring two professional, part-time, contract positions to work on the project — a community news editor and an audience engagement manager. If you or someone you know has experience with solid news reporting or community engagement, […]

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In ‘OurChatham,’ design thinking meets engaged journalism

Reese News Lab has long been known as a place where media students learn how to apply design thinking to the challenge of developing new products that are desirable, sustainable and feasible. For the last three years, with funding from the Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media, the […]

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Spring 2018 Student Pitch Day

UNC School of Media and Journalism students had a taste of working in a start-up accelerator during the semester in Teaching Associate Professor Kate Sheppard‘s “MEJO 463: Creating Tomorrow’s Products.” The entrepreneurial course culminated in “Pitch Day” on April 20 when the student teams pitched their digital product ideas to […]

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