Historic newspapers on display in Milton Hall

Carol Meyers remembers her mom as a history buff and news junkie. She read the newspaper every day with her morning coffee and was known to friends and family as a lifelong student of history, geography and current events. “She just knew everything,” Meyers said. Perhaps this is why it came as no surprise to…
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News22 in the headlines

News22 itself became the subject of a local news story when the Las Cruces Sun-News published a piece June 15 highlighting the success of News22 alumni. The story was originally published on the NMSU News Center site and was later picked up by the Sun-News. The story features quotes by a number of distinguished NMSU…
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Newsletter: Department of Journalism and Media Studies (2018-2019)

Another academic year at New Mexico State University has come to a close. Click on the image to read Volume 1, Issue 1, of the official NMSU Department of Journalism and Media Studies newsletter! 

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Congratulations to our graduating seniors

The faculty and staff in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at New Mexico State University would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to all our graduating seniors for reaching such an important milestone. You did it! We wish you unbridled success and happiness as you pursue every new goal and dream.  “What’s right and…
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U.N. secretary general speaks out about press freedom

In honor of today’s World Press Freedom Day designation, United Nations Secretary General H.E. António Guterres published a video message this week in which he spoke out about the importance of press freedom at a time when “civic space has been shrinking worldwide at an alarming rate.”   According to Guterres, “A free press is essential for…
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Students invited to join national conversation

Three students from the Department of Journalism and Media Studies traveled to the Midwest this weekend to participate in a National Millennial Community summit event. Leyla Gillespie-Porras, Felipe Loza and Crystal Gomez were among a select group of students chosen from a national applicant pool to attend a three-day series of meetings in Omaha, Nebraska,…
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Ad students travel to CU Boulder

A group of nine advertising students from the NMSU Department of Journalism and Media Studies traveled to the Denver area this weekend to participate in the annual American Advertising Federation (District 12) National Student Advertising Competition at the University of Colorado campus in Boulder. Led by Professor Hwiman Chung, the students presented a comprehensive advertising campaign…
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Students work with top military brass

Six NMSU journalism students participated in a media training exercise April 12 at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.  The exercise was designed to teach senior military officials how to talk to reporters under a variety of disaster scenarios.  The NMSU students were used as media stand-ins and were tasked with asking military officers scripted…
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Journalism staff, faculty receive awards

Carol Meyers and Mary Lamonica both received special awards this month.  Meyers, who is an administrative assistant in the NMSU Department of Journalism and Media Studies, was recognized Tuesday, April 16, at the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences faculty and staff awards dinner for her outstanding service to the university. Meyers was one of…
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Journalism students recognized at regional conference

Two NMSU students from the Department of Journalism and Media Studies were recognized last weekend at the Society of Professional Journalists annual Region 9 conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Shelby Kapp and Andrea Vazquez were both named finalists in the SPJ Region 9 Mark of Excellence Awards competition. The competition recognizes outstanding collegiate journalism in…
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