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Chris Roush | @talkingbiznews Ryan Thornburg | @rtburg Leroy Towns | @dltowns Don Wittekind | @donwittekind

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Park Library | @JoMCParkLib Carolina Photojournalism | @UNC_VisCom Andy Bechtel | @andybechtel Daren C. Brabham | @dbrabham

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The 2010 Centennial Yearbook and Dean’s Report

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Our school enjoyed a banner year in 2010. I’m especially gratified that our successes involved every part of the J-school community—students, faculty, staff and alumni. For example: • Students won the national championship in collegiate journalism. • Associate professor Chris Roush was named national journalism teacher of the year by the Scripps Howard Foundation and North Carolina professor of the year by the Carnegie Foundation. • Staff brought new ideas and uncommon dedication to their support of the school’s expanding programs — making us better at everything we do. • Alumni and friends set a new record for private giving to the school. These items alone make it a great year, but this list is far from complete. You’ll learn more about 2010 at the J-school in the pages of this publication. I announced earlier this year that I made the tough decision to step down as dean effective July 1, 2011. When I came here in 2006, my challenge was to determine how to improve one of the best programs in the nation. My goal was to embrace new technology and the opportunities it offers. When I step down and join the ranks of the faculty, I believe our new dean will inherit a school that is still one of the best — and one that has made the transition to a leadership role in the digital media environment. In the past five years — together with students, faculty, staff and alumni — we have created a climate of constant innovation and a desire to be the best. We revamped the curriculum. We created the Reese Felts Digital News

project for news production and research. We launched an innovative online master’s degree in technology and communication. We are meeting the challenges of the new media environment. We created a Franklin Street newsroom, added new media courses for public relations and advertising students, and secured funding to begin a studentrun advertising and public relations agency. We have been a leader in the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. We converted the student television production studio to high definition. We partnered with the University to create a high definition studio that allows major networks to interview faculty newsmakers and administrators. We hired outstanding new faculty. We added new professorships and scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students. We increased grant applications and research funding. We converted the Knight Chair in Mass Communication to the Knight Chair in Digital Media Economics and added a second Knight Chair in Digital Advertising. We developed the Center for Media Law and Policy.

Together, we have taken the school to new heights, and, from a personal standpoint, you have made my job a pleasure. Thank you for the many ways you support and improve our school.

Thank you,

We created a plan for global education and developed strategic international partnerships. We diversified the faculty. We were able to do all of this because we have an exceptional community of students, faculty, staff and alumni who work hard to make our school the best. My sincere gratitude goes to everyone who has welcomed me into their homes and places of business to share their perspectives on how we can remain at the top, those who give faithfully year after year to support our programs, and to all alumni who represent us so well and contribute to our reputation for being the best in the nation.

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Daren Brabham

DAREN BRABHAM | Daren Brabham joined the school in July 2010 as an assistant professor after completing his doctorate at the University of Utah. As a doctoral student, Brabham was among the first to conduct research on the crowdsourcing model — an online, distributed problem solving and production method utilizing the collective intelligence of online communities. He has published more than a dozen scholarly articles and book reviews in journals such as “Convergence,” “Planning Theory,” “First Monday,” “The Review of Communication,” and “Information, Communication & Society,” and he has presented internationally at scholarly and professional conferences. He has worked in public relations, development, and Web design and usability for a variety of organizations and clients, including a public television station, a nonprofit arts foundation and an IT research firm. In 2009–10, he was the project leader for Next Stop Design (, a federally-funded experiment in crowdsourcing for public transit planning. Brabham also holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and religion from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a master’s in communication from the University of Utah.

Nori Comello

NORI COMELLO | Assistant professor Nori Comello joined the school’s faculty in July 2010. She completed her doctoral degree from the School of Communication at Ohio State University in spring 2010. Brian Southwell

Terence Oliver

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Her research lies at the intersection of strategic communication, identity and health. Comello has a number of publications in refereed journals, including a piece on identity in “Communication Theory.” Her research is complemented by experience in obtaining grant funding for research and in public relations practice. Prior to academia, Comello worked on grant-funded prevention projects and received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a private foundation dedicated to improving health and healthcare for Americans. As part of those projects, she developed media advocacy and training materials for community-based campaigns. She also has worked in public relations for nonprofit and forprofit organizations.

TERENCE OLIVER | Assistant professor Terence Oliver joined the school in July 2010 to teach courses in visual communication.

was awarded the Arthur “Red” Motley Exemplary Teaching Award by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota.

Before coming to Carolina, he taught courses in information graphics, layout and design, and editorial illustration at the Ohio University School of Visual Communication. Oliver also has taught at Kent State University and the Poynter Institute.

Tenured, Promoted and New Roles

Before teaching, he held the assistant managing editor and art director posts at the Akron Beacon Journal. Oliver has been a part of two teams that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service — in 1993 at the Miami Herald for its coverage of the Hurricane Andrew aftermath, and in 1994 at the Akron Beacon Journal for coverage of local racial attitudes and its subsequent effort to promote improved communication in the community.

Associate professor Michael Hoefges was named director of the school’s doctoral program. Barbara Friedman, Laura Ruel and Janas Sinclair were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising and an A.A. in commercial art from Ferris State University, and a master’s degree in art education from Ohio University. Brian Southwell | Brian Southwell joins the school in January 2011 as a research professor. He also will serve as senior research scientist at RTI International in Research Triangle Park. Prior to moving to North Carolina, Southwell has been an associate professor and director of graduate studies at the University of Minnesota’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He also held an adjunct appointment in the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health. He has worked for a variety of nonprofit and government organizations, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. He also worked for Ogilvy Public Relations

Michael Hoefges

Barbara Friedman

in Washington, D.C. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and other sources. Southwell’s research and theoretical contributions have appeared in more than 40 journal articles and chapters, in publications such as “Social Science and Medicine,” “Communication Theory,” “Communication Research,” “Journal of Communication,” “Health Communication” and the “Journal of Health Communication.” He is senior editor for “Health Communication” and is a member of the editorial boards of “Public Opinion Quarterly,” “Journal of Communication,” “Communication Research,” “Science Communication,” “Journal of Health and Mass Communication” and the “Journal of Public Relations Research.” In 2006, he

Janas Sinclair

Laura Ruel

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Roy H. Park Distinguished Visiting Professor: Betty Houchin Winfield

Betty Houchin Winfield

Betty Houchin Winfield | University of Missouri Curator’s Professor in the School of Journalism, was the Roy H. Park Distinguished Visiting Professor in the school during the fall 2010 semester. She taught the graduate-level JOMC 842, “Practicing Mass Media History with Concepts,” worked with graduate students and presented her research. Winfield, who has taught at Missouri since 1990, specializes in political communication and mass media history. She also holds appointments in the Department of Political Science and the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. She has authored four books, including “Journalism 1908: Birth of a Profession” and the award-winning “FDR and the News Media.” Her other publications include two monographs, 12 book chapters and more than 80 encyclopedia and journal articles. She has presented numerous lectures and competitive papers on mass media history and White House communication. Her current research topic involves how journalists use history in their stories. In 2008, Winfield received the Covert Award in Mass Communication History along with Janice Hume for their article, “The Continuous Past: Historical Referents in Nineteenth-Century American Journalism,” which was published in “Journalism & Communication Monographs” in 2007. The award, sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), is given to the best history article or chapter published in the field of mass communication during the previous year. Winfield also received the American Journalism Historians Association’s inaugural teaching excellence award in 2008. Winfield completed her doctoral studies at the University of Washington and has held post-doctoral fellowships at the Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University and the Gannett Center for Media and Politics at Columbia University.

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The Park visiting professorship is funded by the Triad Foundation of Ithaca, N.Y. Past Park visiting professors include: 2001 Ken Smith, professor, University of Wyoming 2002 Christine Ogan, professor, Indiana University 2003 John Merrill, professor emeritus,   University of Missouri 2004 Edward Caudill, professor,   University of Tennessee 2005 Jay Black, professor emeritus,   University of South Florida at St. Petersburg 2006 David Arant, professor, University of Memphis 2007 Melissa Johnson, professor, Ohio University 2008 Anne Cooper-Chen, professor, Ohio University 2008 David Weaver, professor, Indiana University 2010 W. Wat Hopkins, professor, Virginia Tech

Faculty Directory

Penny Muse Abernathy Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics 919.843.4910 Debashis Aikat Associate professor 919.962.4090 Andy Bechtel Assistant professor 919.843.8295 Lois Boynton Associate professor 919.843.8342 Daren Brabham Assistant professor 919.962.0676 Jane Brown James L. Knight Professor 919.962.4089 Napoleon Byars Assistant professor 919.843.7274 Queenie Byars Assistant professor 919.843.7631 Nori Comello Assistant professor 919.962.0735 Francesca Dillman Carpentier Assistant professor 919.843.1035 Bill Cloud Associate professor 919.962.4070 Richard Cole John Thomas Kerr Jr. Distinguished Professor 919.843.8289 Paul Cuadros Assistant professor 919.962.4091

David Cupp Assistant professor 919.843.7813 Pat Davison Associate professor 919.962.4073 Frank Fee Associate professor 919.962.4071 Jean Folkerts Dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor 919.962.1204 Barbara Friedman Associate professor and M.A. program adviser 919.843.2099 Rhonda Gibson Associate professor and director, MATC program 919.843.8296 Ferrel Guillory Lecturer 919.962.5936 Jim Hefner Professor of the practice of journalism 919.962.6733 Heidi Hennink-Kaminski Assistant professor 919.962.2555 Joe Bob Hester Associate professor and associate dean for undergraduate studies 919.843.8290 R. Michael Hoefges Associate professor and director, Ph.D. program 919.843.0971 Anne Johnston Professor and associate dean for graduate studies 919.962.4286

Paul Jones Clinical associate professor 919.360.7740 Sri Kalyanaraman Associate professor 919.843.5858 Val Lauder Lecturer 919.843.8297 Jock Lauterer Lecturer and director, Carolina Community Media Project 919.962.6421 Thomas Linden Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Medical Journalism 919.962.4078

Laura Ruel Associate professor 919.962.4076 Donald Shaw Kenan Professor 919.962.4087 Janas Sinclair Associate professor 919.843.5638 Chad A. Stevens Assistant professor 919.962.0633 Dulcie Straughan Professor and senior associate dean 919.962.9003 John Sweeney Distinguished Professor in Sports Communication 919.962.4074

Dana McMahan Assistant professor 919.843.5851

Ryan Thornburg Assistant professor 919.962.4080

Trevy McDonald Assistant professor 919.962.0547

Leroy Towns Professor of the practice of journalism 919.843.5388

Terence Oliver Assistant professor 919.843.5841

C.A. Tuggle Professor 919.962.5694

Cathy Packer Professor and faculty director, UNC Center for Media Law and Policy 919.962.4077

Lucila Vargas Professor 919.962.2366

Dan Riffe Richard Cole Eminent Professor 919.962.4082 Chris Roush Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Scholar in Business Journalism and director, Carolina Business News Initiative and M.A.program 919.962.4092

Ruth Walden James Howard and Hallie McLean Parker Distinguished Professor 919.962.4088 Don Wittekind Assistant professor 919.843.5582 Jan J. Yopp Walter Spearman Professor and dean, Summer School 919.962.4083

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Faculty Honors

Emeriti John B. Adams Harry Amana Rich Beckman Tom Bowers A. Richard Elam Jr. Robert Lauterborn Raleigh C. Mann Philip Meyer James J. Mullen Carol Reuss Stuart Wilson Sechriest Richard Simpson Chuck Stone Xinshu Zhao Lecturers Mike Allen Paul H. Bonner Steve Bouser Chris Carmichael Brian Carroll Joan Cates Winston Cavin Jamie Cobb Timothy Crothers Bruce Curran Joseph Erba Eric Crosby Valerie Fields Charles Floyd Melita Garza Laura Herbst Adam Hochberg Woody Holliman Gary Kayye Kevin Kearns James King Chris Kirkman Sun Young Lee Christina Malik Scott Misner Dina Cappillo Niblock Temple Northup Paul O’Connor Rebecca Ortiz Chris Perry Laurie Phillips David Remund Dean Smith Mike Sundheim Eugenie Tyburski Brendan Watson Michael Yopp David Zucchino

Deb Aikat | associate professor Received an “Outstanding Service Award” certificate from the AEJMC for his work on the organization’s Teaching Committee. Re-elected by the AEJMC Teaching Committee to a second term on the ACEJMC Accrediting Council. Appointed to the editorial board of “Journalism & Mass Communication Educator.” Andy Bechtel | assistant professor Received an honorable mention in the “Teaching News Terrifically” competition sponsored by the AEJMC Newspaper Division for his use of Twitter in editing classes. Lois Boynton | associate professor Selected to serve on the Parr Center for Ethics Faculty Advisory Board.

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Jane Brown | James L. Knight Professor Appointed to the University Academic Plan steering committee. Paul Cuadros | assistant professor Selected to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs. Barbara Friedman | associate professor Elected Mid-Winter Chair for the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women. Named editor of “American Journalism,” the journal of the American Journalism Historians Association.

Paul O’Connor

Heidi Hennink-Kaminski | assistant professor Received the 2010 Edward Vick Prize for Innovation in Teaching for her guidance of a semester-long project for her students to develop a marketing plan with actionable product and promotional strategies for, UNC’s News21 project funded by the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. Jock Lauterer | Director, Carolina Community Media Project. Won second place in the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division’s 2010 Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism competition for his work with the Northeast Central Durham Community VOICE.

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Honored with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Provost Award for Engaged Scholarship for his work on the VOICE.

Cathy Packer | professor Honored with the David Brinkley Teaching Excellence Award for dedication to her students. Chris Roush | Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Scholar in Business Journalism Named journalism teacher of the year in the Scripps Howard Foundation’s National Journalism Awards. Named North Carolina Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. Named inaugural director of research for the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW).

Chad A. Stevens

Janas Sinclair | associate professor Elected secretary of the American Academy of Advertising for 2011. Chad A. Stevens | assistant professor Won in the video category of the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Awards for Digital Media for his project “Leveling Appalachia: The Legacy of Mountaintop Removal” published on Yale e360.

Lois Boynton

Andy Bechtel

Won the Silver Baton in the 2010 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Awards for producing “Intended Consequences,” a multimedia presentation from Jonathan Torgovnik and MediaStorm. “Intended Consequences” nominated for the Top 10 Works of Journalism of the Decade by NYU’s Journalism Institute.

Ryan Thornburg

Heidi Hennink-Kaminski

Dulcie Straughan

Paul Cuadros

Jane Brown

Deb Aikat

Won in the Online Video Journalism — Small Site category at the 2010 Online News Association Awards Banquet for his video “Leveling Appalachia,” featured at Yale Environment 360 ( Dulcie Straughan | professor and senior associate dean Selected to represent the University’s professional schools by serving a three-year term on the Administrative Boards of the College of Arts & Sciences. Ryan Thornburg | assistant professor Received a Junior Faculty Development Award from the University.

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Andrew McDowd “Mac” Secrest 1923–2010

Former school professor and South Carolina newspaper editor Andrew McDowd “Mac” Secrest Jr. died April 17, 2010. He was 86. Secrest achieved the status of civil rights crusader using his Cheraw (S.C.) Chronicle to rally against Southern opposition to desegregation in the 1950s and then to champion civil rights in the 1960s. Despite threats of violence, buckshot through the windows of his house and menacing signs placed in his yard, Secrest unapologetically led the northeastern South Carolina weekly for 15 years and took on segregationists that included Sen. Strom Thurmond. Secrest went on to sell the Chronicle and taught at the school for five years until 1976. He left to help establish N.C. Central University’s communications program. “He was a true Southern gentleman who stood up for integration. He was very strong on humanitarian issues,” said Richard Cole, the former dean of the school. “He also was a very warmhearted and giving person who was loved and respected by his students.” For his courageous work, he received a Nieman Fellowship in 1960. He also served as co-chair of the Community Relations Service (CRS) during the Lyndon B. Johnson administration, focusing on racial disputes in the U.S., particularly the South. The CRS helped bring about the Voting Rights Acts of 1965 and 1966. Before the Chronicle, Secrest served as an officer in the Navy during World War II. He worked at newspapers in New York and in North Carolina, including The Laurinburg (N.C.) Exchange and The Charlotte News. The school inducted Secrest into the N.C. Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007. Andrew McDowd Secrest Jr. was born Sept. 15, 1923 in Monroe, N.C. He graduated from Duke University in 1944 and earned a Ph.D. in history there in 1972. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ann Louise Eastman of Concord, N.H. (Excerpted from the Associated Press.)

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Chris Roush, associate professor and Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Scholar in Business Journalism, was named the 2009 journalism teacher of the year in the Scripps Howard Foundation’s National Journalism Awards announced in March 2010. The Carnegie Foundation also named Roush the 2010 North Carolina Professor of the Year. Roush teaches economics reporting, where his students track real stock portfolios, and business reporting, where students participate in mock news conferences with business students playing corporate CEOs.

Roush named journalism teacher of the year and N.C. professor of the year

“Chris is the kind of faculty member every dean would like to clone,” said Jean Folkerts, UNC journalism dean, in a letter nominating Roush. “He gets excellent student evaluations. His students get great jobs.” One of Roush’s main goals is to teach students that business journalism is a valuable and exciting field. “People are affected by business in their lives every day, and they don’t even realize it,” Roush said. “I think my job is to teach students that it’s not boring; it’s about people, and it’s about issues.” Roush does his best to simulate a real working environment in the classroom. He asks students to call him by his first name and treats them like reporters. Roush said technology is important for preparing students. He has created blogs and websites for his students and stresses online skills in class. Roush has written several books on business journalism. His students have gone on to work for news organizations such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News and Reuters. He writes the blog Talking Biz News. (Scripps Howard Foundation Wire reporter Erich Hiner contributed this report.)

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Fall 2010 Enrollment Snapshot Undergraduate Students – 758 Seniors






128 (17%)

Electronic Communication



96 (13%)

Editing and Graphics



70 (9%)




41 (5%)




49 (6%)

Public Relations



244 (32%)



110 (15%)



20 (3%)

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Reporting Strategic Communication

Graduate Students – 84 Master’s Professional Track Mass Communication Track

48 40






Distance Education – 32 Certificate in Technology and Communication




School wins national championship in collegiate journalism The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication finished first overall in the Intercollegiate Competition of the 50th anniversary of the Hearst Journalism Awards, often called the Pulitzers of college journalism. The first-place finish resulted from students placing in monthly writing, photojournalism, broadcast and multimedia competitions during the 2009–10 school year. The school placed second nationally in broadcast news, third in photojournalism and second in the multimedia competition. No other school placed in the top three in three of the four overall Hearst competitions. “This win represents the broad strengths of Carolina journalism,” said Dean Jean Folkerts. “Our immensely talented students, under the guidance of dedicated faculty members, continue to excel and innovate, and this award recognizes that.”

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Student Honors John Adkisson Hearst Journalism Awards First Place, Portrait/Personality, Photojournalism First Place, Multimedia 65th College Photographer of the Year Award of Excellence, General News Yasmin Amer 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, regional competition, Radio Feature, “Laughing Therapy” Karen Bernstein 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, regional competition, Radio News Reporting, “Granville Towers Renovation” Karen Bernstein, Charlotte Lazimi and Annie Norton 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, regional competition, Radio In-Depth Reporting, “Swine Flu” Series Abbey Caldwell Hearst Journalism Awards Eighth Place, Editorial Writing Nacho Corbella, Eileen Mignoni, Chris Carmichael and Zach Ferriola-Bruckenstein 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, national and regional competitions, Online News Reporting, “Faces of the Crisis: Stories of the Housing Collapse in North Carolina” Phil Daquila National Press Photographers Association monthly multimedia contest First Place, Individual Video, “Demystifying Improv” First Place, Multimedia Project, “The Improvisers: Exploring Improv in the Everyday”

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Andrew Dunn Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business contest First Place, professional publication Chancellor’s Awards at Carolina The Ernest H. Abernethy Prize in Student Publication Work Carolyn Edy Received the 2010 Mary Gardner Award for Graduate Student Research for her dissertation titled “Accredited U.S. Women War Correspondents & the Woman’s Angle of World War II.” Lauren Frohne National Press Photographers Association monthly multimedia contest Third Place, Individual Video, “Evolving Faith” Third Place, Individual Audio Slideshow, “A Risk Worth Taking” Caitlyn Greene 65th College Photographer of the Year Award of Excellence, Individual Multimedia Story or Essay Leah Hughes 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Third Place, regional competition, Non-Fiction Magazine Article, “The Land Beneath His Feet”

Jessey Dearing Hearst Journalism Awards Eighth Place, Picture Story/Series-Multimedia, Photojournalism National Press Photographers Association monthly multimedia contest Second Place, Individual Video, “The Second Wait”

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Powell Latimer Hearst Journalism Awards 10th Place, Sports Writing Ashley Lopez Hearst Journalism Awards Third Place, Radio Multimedia, Broadcast News 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Second Place, regional competition, Radio News Reporting, “Texting While Driving” Matthew Lynley Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Business contest First Place, student publication Will Gorham Michaels 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Second Place, regional competition, Radio Feature, “Panhandler Faces Challenge” Hearst Journalism Awards Runner-Up, National Radio Broadcast News Championship Third Place, Radio Feature, Broadcast News Christina Monserrate College Television Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Second Place, Collegiate Emmy Juliann Neher Hearst Journalism Awards 14th Place, Spot News Writing Courtney Potter Hearst Journalism Awards Sixth Place, Portrait/Personality, Photojournalism Samuel J. Rosenthal 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Third Place, regional competition, Sports Column Writing, “Senior-writis” First Place, regional competition, Television Sports Reporting, “Nogueira Story” Elena Rue 65th College Photographer of the Year Bronze medal, Multimedia Project

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Jeremy Spearman

Jeremy Spearman College Television Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Second Place, Collegiate Emmy Emily Stephenson Hearst Journalism Awards 11th Place, Spot News Writing Arkasha Stevenson Hearst Journalism Awards Third Place, Picture Story/Series-Multimedia, Photojournalism 65th College Photographer of the Year Silver medal, Spot News Bronze medal, Individual Multimedia Story or Essay 2010 Mountain Workshops First place, writing Michael Tomsic 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Third Place, regional competition, Radio News Reporting, “R/V Dan Moore Fate in Limbo” Bethany Tuggle Hearst Journalism Awards Fifth Place, Television News, Broadcast News 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, national and regional competitions, Television In-Depth Reporting, “Las Abuelas” series Brendan Watson Received honorable mention for his paper, “Place, Race and Waste: Community Structure and Local Media Coverage of the First Environmental Justice Conflict,” at the October 2010 American Journalism Historians Association conference in Tucson, Ariz.

Group/School Awards Carolina Connection 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, national and regional competitions, Best All-Around Radio Newscast Carolina Photojournalism AEJMC Best of the Web 2010 First Place, Team Journalism, “Living Galapagos” Webby Awards Finalist, Student category, “Hardship and Hope” National Press Photographers Association monthly multimedia contest First Place, Multimedia Project, “Living Galapagos” NPPA 2010 Best of Photojournalism Honorable Mention, Multimedia Package, “Living Galapagos” 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, regional competition, Best Independent Online Student Publication Finalist, national competition, Best Independent Online Student Publication Carolina Week 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards First Place, regional competition, Television Sports Photography, “Franklin Street: April 6 –7, 2009” (Samuel J. Rosenthal, Jason Kahn) Second Place, regional competition, Television Sports Reporting, “UNC Sports Highlights Fall 2009” (Nick King, Emily Hawkes, Simone Scott) UNC News21 AEJMC Best of the Web 2010 Third Place (tie), Team Journalism, “Powering a Nation” Webby Awards Finalist, Student category, “Powering a Nation” NPPA 2010 Best of Photojournalism First Place, Multimedia Package, “Powering a Nation” Second Place, Documentary Video, “Battle for the Mountains” Second Place, Feature Video, “Roping the Wind” NPPA 2010 Monthly Multimedia Competition First Place, Video, “Splitting Main Street: The nuclear energy debate” (Lauren Frohne, Jessey Dearing, Chris Saunders, Anna Carrington) Second Place, Multimedia Project 2009 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards Second Place, regional competition, Best Independent Online Student Publication First Place, national and regional competitions, Online Feature Reporting, “Reclaiming Creation” (Courtney Woo, Eileen Mignoni, Monica Ulmanu)

Third Place, regional competition, Online Feature Reporting, “Roping the Wind” (Nacho Corbella, Jenn Hueting, Monica Ulmanu) First Place, regional competition, Online In-Depth Reporting, “Debating Coal’s Future” (Sara Peach, Monica Ulmanu, Chris Carmichael, Jenn Hueting) Second Place, regional competition, Online In-Depth Reporting, “Down the Lines” (Eileen Mignoni, Ashley Zammitt, Courtney Woo, Monica Ulmanu) 2009– 10 Awards for Reporting on the Environment presented by the Society of Environmental Journalists First Place, Outstanding Student Reporting 65th College Photographer of the Year Gold medal, Large Group Multimedia Gold medal, Multimedia Project, “Spilling Over” Silver medal, Multimedia Project, “Power Play” Award of Excellence, Multimedia Project, “Splitting Main Street” UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication Hearst Journalism Awards First Place, Overall Intercollegiate Competition Second Place, Intercollegiate Broadcast News Competition Second Place, Multimedia Competition Third Place, Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition PR students honored with the Award of Excellence by the North Carolina Public Relations Society of America Public relations students in the school were given the Award of Excellence in the North Carolina Public Relations Society of America InSpire Awards student competition. The award recognized “The Blue Print U.S. Census Awareness Campaign” designed by students to encourage participation in the 2010 Census. The four students honored were Megan Sappenfield, Emily Farrar, Christina Kaemmerlen and Amy Dobrzynski. Their faculty advisers were Napoleon Byars, Queenie Byars and Scott Misner. Students win ADDYs The school’s advertising students won two of the four ADDY awards presented by the Raleigh-Durham American Advertising Federation (AAF) to students at the 2010 ADDY awards gala in Raleigh. Senior NJ Placentra won gold for his magazine campaign for Bose audio systems. A team of students — Melissa Withorn, Mackenzie Gibbs, Paula Buzzi, Adam Hinson and Sarah Whitworth — won a silver ADDY for their non-traditional advertising work for international nonprofit Carolina for Kibera (CFK).

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Award Recipients 2010

Fred Hutchison Scholars Margaret Craig, Zakiya Scott

John Robert Bittner Award to the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Electronic Communication Karen Bernstein

Peter Lars Jacobson Award in Medical Journalism Anne Johnson

James J. Mullen Award to the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Advertising Kara Wright Stuart Sechriest Award to the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Visual Communication Carly Brantmeyer Lois and H.C. Cranford Jr. Award to the Outstanding Graduating Senior in Public Relations Katherine Brandon O.J. “Skipper” Coffin Award to the Outstanding Graduating Senior in News-Editorial Journalism Alexander Kowalski Outstanding M.A. Graduate Jed Williams Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate Peter Bobkowski John B. Adams Award for Excellence in Mass Communication Law Dean Smith AT&T Business Journalism Internship Award Juliann Neher Jim Batten Community Newspaper Internship Elizabeth Jensen Rich Beckman Documentary Photojournalism Award Carly Brantmeyer Furman Bisher Medal Anna Kim Peggy Blanchard Dissertation Support Award Christina Malik, Michael Fuhlhage Capstrat Internship and Scholarship Julia Stanton Robin Clark Experience Megan Gassaway William Francis Clingman Jr. Ethics Award Christina Malik, Temple Northup, Luisa Ryan Jim D’Aleo Award Dean Mundy John L. Greene Award Adam Yosim

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Larry and Carolyn Keith Awards in Sports Journalism Andrew Dye, Mark Thompson Charles Kuralt Fellowship in International Broadcasting Julieann McKellogg Jeff MacNelly Award Angela Tchou Norval Neil Luxon Prize for Scholarship to the Junior with the Highest GPA Sheldon Gardner Norval Neil Luxon Prize for Scholarship to the Graduating Senior with the Highest GPA Erica Satten Maxwell Graduate Scholarship in Medical Journalism Anne Johnson Joseph L. Morrison Award for Excellence in Journalism History Carolyn Edy Carol Reuss Award (Ph.D.) Dean Mundy Carol Reuss Award (M.A.) Erica Yamauchi Carol Reuss Award (Junior) Faye Fang Eugene L. Roberts Prize Jacquelyn Huntington Minnie S. and Eli A. Rubinstein Research Award Dean Smith, Carolyn Edy, Lynette Holman, JoAnna Williamson Steamboat Foundation Scholarship and Internship Carolyn Dye Jim and Pat Thacker Sports Communication Internship Tyler Harris M.S. Van Hecke Award Sarah Frier, Danielle Kucera Tom Wicker Scholarship Michelle Cerulli Earl Wynn Broadcast Award Bethany Tuggle

Scholarship Recipients 2010

Phi Beta Kappa

ABC11/Walt Disney Scholarship Ashley Fernandez, Andrea Ludtke, Elizabeth Pearson-McLaughlin

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest college honorary society, inducted new members in March 2010. Less than 1 percent of all college students qualify to be members. Five J-school students were honored:

Advertising Women of New York Scholarship Katie Jokipii

Carolina Anne Boneparth Elisa Nicole Greenwood Meagan Elizabeth Racey Gwendolyn Belle Saunders Hannah Penrose Thurman

Floyd Alford Jr. Scholarship Laura Tully Phillip Alston Scholarship Britney McCoy Tom Bost Scholarship Ryan Barber Tom Bowers Scholarship Claudia Rupcich Diane Harvey Bradley Scholarship Justin Page Rick Brewer Scholarship Emily Kennard Michael Bumgardner Scholarship Jordan Johnson John Albert Campbell III Scholarship Alexandra Casmer Carolinas Healthcare P.R. and Marketing Scholarship Tracie Brannon Ann Sawyer Cleland Scholarship Elizabeth Wangu Ardis Cohoon Scholarship Brittney Ormond Louis M. Connor Jr. Scholarship Natalie Fioto, Blaire Benson James Davis Scholarship Meghan Prichard Robert Winchester Dodson Scholarship Caitlyn Greene Reese Felts Scholarship Emily Hawkes Westy Fenhagen Scholarship Yunzhu Zhang Ameel J. Fisher Scholarship Jessey Dearing, Amanda Ruehlen, Mary Catherine Penn

Kappa Tau Alpha Kappa Tau Alpha is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Membership must be earned by excellence in academic work. Selection for membership is a mark of highest distinction and honor. UNC 2010 inductees were: Kathleen Doll Faye Fang Abby Farson Michael Fuhlhage Amanda Goldfarb Elisa Greenwood Kelsey Hamilton Katura Harvey Jennifer LaBrosse Andrea Ludtke Heather Mandelkehr Joseph McLean Meagan Racey

Stephen Gates Scholarship Brittini Harbin L.C. Gifford Distinguished Journalism Scholarship Sarah Frier, Rachel Scall Erica Halpern Merit Scholarship Jennifer Klahre John W. Harden Scholarship Lisa Andrukonis Charles Hauser Scholarship Ashley Bennett Joy Gibson Scholarship Hannah Thurman

Mary Kathryn Forbes Scholarship Hannah Taylor

James Hurley III Bicentennial Merit Scholarship Sheldon Gardner

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Michael A. Kaylor Scholarship Jonathan Jones Glenn Keever Scholarship Kathryn Jokipii Knight Foundation Distinguished Journalism Scholarship Katie Little, Maryann Barone Harvey Laffoon Scholarship Anna Orsini Mackey-Byars Scholarship Laura Jasmine Raleigh Mann Scholarship Christie Harrison

Clarence E. and Jane P. Whitefield Scholarship winner Kristin Garriss, second from right, with her family and Clarence Whitefield.

Molly McKay Scholarship Caitlin Clendenin C.A. “Pete� McKnight Scholarship Alison Coppock Quincy Sharpe Mills Scholarship Angela Mitchell, Gabrielle Jones, Brittany Bellamy, Jasmine Nesi N.C. Press Assoc./N.C. Press Services Scholarship Kathleen Cline Erwin Potts Scholarship Christina Austin Peter D. Pruden & Phyllis H. Pruden Scholarship Olivia Barnes Michael John Sauer Scholarship Alexis Deegan A.C. Snow and Katherine Snow Smith Scholarship Alison Amoroso Hal Tanner Sr. Scholarship Kara Jenkins Tucker Family Scholarship Alyxandra Press Marjorie Usher Ragan Scholarship Pressley Baird David Jordan Whichard II Scholarship Bryce Butner David Julian Whichard Scholarship Anna Winker, Sarah Ranki Clarence E. & Jane P. Whitefield Scholarship Kirstin Garriss WTVD Endowment Scholarship Alyssa Champion 1.18 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Stephen Gates Scholarship winner, Brittini Harbin, center, with George and Pat Gates.

Student Organizations Advertising Club The Advertising Club is an academic chapter affiliated with the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Regular meetings are held with national and local advertising professionals as guest speakers. The club participates in the AAF national student advertising competition. Carolina Association of Black Journalists This organization is open to any student in the school or at the University. Its primary purpose is to support and encourage careers for minority students and to sensitize media coverage and employment practices toward minorities. It is recognized as a UNC student organization, and it is affiliated with the National Association of Black Journalists. The chapter coordinates attendance at job fairs throughout the Southeast and assists in diversity recruitment to the University. The organization has been named national NABJ student chapter of the year three times.

Carolina Association of Future Magazine Editors The Carolina Association of Future Magazine Editors (CAFME) is the Ed2010 branch at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ed2010 is a community of young magazine editors who want to learn more about the industry so they can land top editing and writing positions in the magazine industry. CAFME is referred to as UNC’s “magazine club.” Graduate Student Association The Graduate Student Association was established in 1995. The association was founded as a social, academic and pre-professional organization serving graduate students in the school. National Press Photographers Association Student Group The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) is the nation’s largest trade organization for photojournalists. Carolina’s NPPA student group helps organize PhotoNight, a monthly speaker series, and The 37th Frame, an annual exhibition of photographs produced by the school’s visual communication students.

Society of Professional Journalists The campus chapter of the national Society of Professional Journalists meets monthly for sessions with professionals and other specialized programs. Student membership may be transferred to professional chapters upon graduation. Each year the chapter sponsors a seminar on how to apply for a job. The student chapter is associated with professional chapters on regional and national levels, and students are encouraged to attend annual meetings at both levels. Society for News Design The student chapter of the Society for News Design provides students with greater exposure to graphic design and a direct link with professional publication designers. The chapter sponsors workshops, seminars and portfolio reviews; takes field trips; brings in visiting professionals; and holds social events.

Online News Association The Online News Association student club is one of three at American universities. UNC was chosen as a pilot student club, sharing resources, expertise and innovation, and cultivating the future of digital media. Students must be ONA members to join the student club. Public Relations Student Society of America The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is affiliated with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the world’s largest organization of public relations professionals. Students interact with local professionals at monthly PRSSA meetings and at meetings of the PRSA chapter in Raleigh. Students also attend the annual daylong professional development conference sponsored by North Carolina’s three PRSA chapters and other professional associations.

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Commencement Lists

December 2009

* Graduating with honors ** Graduating with highest honors

Justin Todd Brantley


Certificate in Technology and Communication Mary Beth Banks Tavaras Quanta Holden Teresa Marguerite Kriegsman

B.A. Chris Badders Anna Bays Paula Buzzi Devin Coley David Crow Andrew Cummings Stephen Dalton Joshua Ellis* Heather Follmer Danielle Forword Quinton Harper Wendy Holmes Stacey Hunter Jessica Johnson Ryan Jones Karen Kleinmann Leila Lachichi Matthew Lamb Kathryn Leet Andrew Liu Jonathan Lyons Robert McAuley Kathryn McNamara Matthew Meadows Lee Molvie Chelsea Moody Nicole Norfleet Alyson O’Meara Chelsea Parks Terrence Petree Nicholas Placentra III Dalia Razo

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Amandalin Rehburg Emilie Reita Kandis Rich Mechthild Richenhagen Madison Rochford Jonathan Sekerak Roxanne Shabani C.J. Shaw Jenna Sherron Daniel Shirley Sabrina Short Elias Sinkus Sara Staab Alexandra Valasquez Arden Van Vleck Alexander Whitfield Sarah Whitworth Kendrick Wilson Melissa Withorn Jeff Woodall Stephanie Year Ashley Zammitt Jaime Zea-Cifuentes

May 2010 Ph.D. Carole Viola Bell Erin Kathryn Coyle Mark Evan Slagle Jessica Erin Smith

M.A. Brian Joseph Conlin Jesse James DeConto Andrew Michael Gaerig Jesse Grant Grainger Ryan Greene Jennifer Douglas Harlow Eva D. Hendershot Audrey Justine Hill Katherine Brantley Macon Samuel D. Middleton Jr. Christopher Bradley Saunders

Luca Semprini Allison Redford Soule Joseph Edgar Williams Erica Keppler Yamauchi

Certificate in Technology and Communication Lucretia Pineo Dickson Bruce Finley Henderson Julie Ann Maness Andrew Thomas Morrissey Elizabeth Tyler Ritter Pat Caudill West Lisa Barnett Youngclaus

B.A. Dayna Adelman Jessica Alford Ayana Allen Mary Cole Allen Yasmin Amer Anika Anand Camryn Anderson Stephen Ashley Chiara Austin Hannah Autry Helen Baddour Margaret Baker** Anna Barefoot Casey Barger Darrius Barrow Kathleen Barry Lauren Baum* Emily Bean Audrey Beckett Ellyn Bedi Kellie Bennett Calliopi Berchem Karen Bernstein Melissa Biediger Andrea Blanford Tiffany Blosser Elissa Bolling Caroline Boneparth

Garrett Boorojian Anna Boyd Katherine Brandon Jennifer Brandt Brecken Branstrator Carly Brantmeyer Mackenzie Bright Lindsay Britt Emily Browder Morgan Brown Helen Buchanan Carly Bucheister Michelle Bullard Cassie Butler Geri Butner Justin Byers Abbey Caldwell Jacob Camp

Brittany Campbell Megan Carriker Anna Carrington Brandon Carter Christine Chen Daniel Chen May-Lynne Chen-Contino Tonya Chin John Choquette Amy Claborn Cassandra Clark Autumn Clark Ariel Cochrane-Brown Meredith Cook Travis Cooke Dianna Cordero Christopher Creech

Kristen Cresante Kelsey Crews Lauren Crist Jonathan Crook Nicholas Culp Danielle Cushing Brianne Dabiero Jayne Dallas Channing Dalton Kameron Daniels Heather Davis Rea Melissa Davis Arden Dixon Thanh Do Kathleen Doll** Patrick Dollar John Dougherty Mary Katherine Dowd Andrew Dunn Jennifer Durham Morgan Eberle Emily Egan Mike Ehrlich Margaret Eichorn Alexandra Ellis Annie Ellis Lauren Ellis Melody Emami David Enarson Meredith Engelen Kassandra Engroff Samantha Evei Patee Farley Emily Farrar Abby Farson Sacha Feinman Sara Fender Aaron Fiedler Stephen Floyd Anna Fulton Elizabeth Furlong Matthew Garofalo Michael Gianotti Mackenzie Gibbs Sarah Gilbert Katherine Gillam Mary Gillen Laurel Gillespie Kelcie Glass Rachel Glover Amanda Goldfarb Benjamin Goldsmith Kristin Gravley Alex Gray Leslie Gray Elisa Greenwood** Jeremiah Gregg Anshu Gupta Laura Gustafson Nathaniel Haines Kaitlin Hall Samantha Halpern Victoria Hamby Kelsey Hamilton* Courtney Handy Erin Hanehan

Courtney Harrington Anthony Harris Jordan Harris Carson Harrison Victoria Hartz Janet Hatherley Hadley Heath Kristen Heimstead Christine Hellinger Brittany Helms Ashton Henderson Sarah Henderson Kristen Herrington Emily Heyman Gabriel Hiatt Aislinn Hickle-Edwards Catherine Higgins Adam Hinson Madison Hipp Lesley-Ann Hix Ashley Hodges Duncan Hoge Elizabeth Honeycutt Whitney Honeycutt Emma Horesovsky Christine Horne Caitlin Hourigan Caitlin Howell Travis Huddleston Alexandra Huffman Carly Hughes Leah Hughes Katherine Hukill Sarah Ionescu Sean Jackson Jeffrey James Natalee Jarrett Julie Jenkins Abigail Jennings Allegra Jerman Mary Jett Jasmin Jones Shwanda Jones Megan Jones Freda Kahen-Kashi Rebecca Kang George Kastreuakes Preston Kelly Mary Scott Kennedy Amber Kepley Kevin Kiley** Anna Kim Nicholas King Gretyl Kinsey Mary Kiselick Kallie Knop Matthew Koester Jessica Kondziola Wilson Koontz Christopher Kotecki Alexander Kowalski Anne Krisulewicz Danielle Kucera Kathryn Kushner Caroline Kuttner Jennifer LaBrosse

Elizabeth Lamb Powell Latimer Jordan Lawrence Seth Leonard Kristen Liebers Elizabeth Lilly Ian Livingston Erin Locker Tristan Long Ashley Lopez Laura Lopez Sarah Lowery Archer Lyle Matthew Lynley Jennifer Mabe Lauren Macaione Bryan Macon Michael Mahoney Jonathan Main Heather Mandelkehr** John Manzo Donata Marcantonio Andrea Marchiano Laura Marcinek Allen Mask Caroline McCain Molly McConnell Katherine McCoy JulieAnn McKellogg Kendall McKenzie Joseph McLean Mehgan McMillan Kristi McNair Blair Milam Katy Millberg Christina Monserrate Archele Moore Carolyn Moore Kellen Moore Catherine Moore Mia Moore Emilie Moseley Alison Moser Mitchell Moste Stephanie Murad Thomas Nading Calin Nanney Christopher Neal Amanda Nealen Whitney Nebolisa Juliann Neher Sarah Neikirk Kathryn Nelson Mariana Nepomuceno Mindy Nichamin Annie Norton Jeannine O’Brian Kelsi Oliver Chloe Park Cody Pate Daniel Pate III Courtney Patricio Nicholas Philippou James Piland Mark Pilkington Joshua Podolnick

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Jared Polivka Gary Popp Sarah Potts Michelle Poulos Anne Powell Brooks Powell Mary Procter Jordan Puckett Donna Purcell Amanda Purser Meagan Racey Colby Ramsay James Rankin Ellen Regan Emilie Reita David Reynolds Jamie Richardson Mary Pat Riddle Meredith Robinson Dane Rogers Vanessa Rojas Courtney Roller Meredith Rountree Jane Royall Jessica Royals Lisa Saenz Lindsay Saladino Megan Sappenfield Erica Satten Caroline Saunders Emily Saunders

Staff Directory

Gwendolyn Saunders Daniel Schneider Jennifer Scholl Elizabeth Schonig Sarah Schweppe Simone Scott Patrick Shields Ashley Short Joseph Short Sarah Neal Simpson Caroline Sipe Erica Slesinger Ashton Smith Erin Smith Hannah Smith Rebecca Smith Charles Smith III Sarah Smolen Justin Spinks Sarah Stankavage Marisa Staton Emily Stephenson Courtney Stern Laura Stocksdale Cameron Stokes Catherine Stover Jessica Stringer Madeline Struttmann Jacob Swiger Lauren Taber Sarah Tanner

Angela Tchou Anne Thomas Kelly Thore Jordan Thorndyke Hayes Tilson Margaret Tobias Luis Torres Ashley Travis Heather Troutman Bethany Tuggle Amelia Turbyfill Kristi Uffman Katrina Van Borkulo Alex Varabyou Caitlin Vargas Matthew Vita Samuel Wardle** Kelsey Watford Jillian Watral Casey Welch Melissa Welsh Rebecca Wessels Hilary White Emily Widle Paige Wilcox Ashley Wilkinson Rachel Will Brian Willett Brent Williams David Williams James Williams

Bennett Wineka Sarah Wolper Sabrina Wood Kara Wright Mary Wyatt Nicole Wyche Christian Yoder** Adam Yosim Allison Young Dandria Young Emily Yount Ariel Zirulnick

David Alexander Director, information technology and services 919.962.0281

Marla Barnes Student records assistant 919.962.0531

Morgan Ellis Special projects editor 919.843.0472

Ken Hales Accounting manager 919.843.8293

Jay Almers Educational content and website developer 919.843.8286

Jo Bass Administrative assistant to the dean 919.843.8288

Jay Eubank Director, career services and special programs 919.962.4518

Speed Hallman Associate dean for development and alumni affairs 919.962.9467

Cindy Anderson Graduate program manager 919.843.8307

Stephanie Willen Brown Director, Park Library 919.843.8300

Matt Bachman Equipment room manager 919.962.0718

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Amy Bugno Special events and programs manager 919.962.3037

august 2010 Ph.D. Piotr Szymon Bobkowski Michael Jerard Fuhlhage Dean Edward Mundy Hai Long Tran JoAnna Gail Williamson M.A. Jessica VanLeeuwen Fuller Lisa Suzanne Hoppenjans Sumati Krishnan Kimberly Dawn Kuzma Christine Clark Perry

Dylan Field TV producer/director 919.843.3644 Jennifer Klimas Gallina Director, research administration 919.843.8186 Megan Garrett Library assistant 919.843.8299

B.A. Elizabeth Andrews Ariana Anthony Alicia Banks Andrew Dally Stacie Davis Perrine DeShield Patrick Fleming III Forrest Glass-Steel Cecilia Gomes William Gorham David Harper Andrew Johnson Gaither Jones Michael Kornegay Julia La Roche Elizabeth Ladzinski Matthew Lang Connine Liang Michelle May Kelly McLean Bethany Nuechterlein Nkechinyere Nwoko Amanda Price Courtney Price Prairie Reep Catherine Rierson Courtney Smith Brandon Staton

Monica Hill Director, N.C. Scholastic Media Association 919.962.4639 Terry Hill TV engineer 919.962.4075

Staff Honors

David Alexander | director of information technology and services, was nominated for a University-wide individual IT award. Stephanie Willen Brown | Park Library director, won the best paper award from the Association of Colleges and Research Libraries/ New England for her co-authored paper “Making Unmediated Access to E-Resources a Reality: Creating a Usable ERM Interface.� Amy Bugno

Amy Bugno | special events and programs manager, was honored with a Carolina Development Excellence Award. Barbara Semonche | former Park Library director, was inducted into the Special Libraries Association Hall of Fame. Kyle York | assistant to the dean for communications, won a University-wide mentoring award from the Employee Forum. Stephanie Willen Brown

Lester Holley Assistant to accounting manager 919.843.8294

Maura Murphy Assistant dean for business and finance 919.843.8287

Sharon Jones Director, student services and assessment 919.962.2479

Dalis Northup Student records assistant 919.962.3744

Rachel Lillis Assistant director, executive education and distance education 919.966.7024

Nancy Pawlow Office assistant 919.843.8304

Thomas Manshack Assistant director of development 919.843.2026

Michael Penny Assistant director of professional and international programs 919.843.2573

Linda Peterson School secretary 919.962.1204

Larry Stephenson Accountant 919.843.2324

Christine Shia Administrative assistant 919.962.4085

David Whitehead Technical support analyst 919.962.0527

Dan Siler TV producer/director 919.843.6644

Kyle York Assistant to the dean for communications 919.966.3323

Donald Sizemore Technical support analyst 919.962.0527 Louise Spieler Associate dean for professional education and strategic initiatives 919.843.8137

Tony Zeoli Lead developer, Reese Felts Digital Newsroom 919.843.4734

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New Staff

David Alexander

Larry Stephenson

MATT BACHMAN joined the school’s staff in July 2010 as the equipment room manager. He graduated from the school in 1998 with an emphasis in broadcast journalism. Before joining the school he worked as a freelance camera operator covering collegiate and professional sports in the region. As the equipment room manager, he ensures students have the audio and visual equipment necessary to complete their coursework. MEGAN GARRETT graduated from the school in May 2008 with a concentration in public relations. Before joining the school she worked at Davis Library as a fines and billing assistant in the circulation department. At the Park Library, she assists with the day-to-day management of the library and helps to expand the resources offered to students and faculty. MICHAEL PENNY became the school’s assistant director of professional and international programs. Prior to joining the school, he was a departmental assistant at the UNC School of Information and Library Science. Penny earned a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Lancaster University in England. During his undergraduate program, he studied abroad at UNC. He also holds a master’s degree in history from the University of New Hampshire.

Megan Garrett

Michael Penny

DONALD SIZEMORE joined the school’s information technology office as a technical support analyst. Before joining the school, he was a systems administrator at and provided technical support at N.C. State University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the school and a master’s degree from the UNC School of Information and Library Science. LARRY STEPHENSON joined the school as an accountant in July 2010. Before joining the school he worked at the UNC School of Medicine.

Matt Bachman

Don Sizemore

TONY ZEOLI joined the school in August 2010 as the lead developer in the Reese Felts Digital Newsroom. Before joining the digital newsroom, he consulted in the development of digital media applications for corporations and start-ups, and created digital products for Sony/BMG, Associated Press, Entertainment Media Works/, Cablevision Systems Corp., Fuse, Smith Street Records, Zondervan, Pepsi-Cola and Melibee Global.

New Role DAVID ALEXANDER was promoted from his role as a technical support analyst at the school to director of information technology.

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Alumni News and Honors

The school’s graduates go on to leadership positions in the journalism and communication industries. Others go on to academic careers creating new knowledge and training the next generation of media professionals. Carolina J-school alumni are famously loyal and stay connected as donors, volunteers, mentors and classroom visitors. Many keep the school updated on their career progress and personal lives. Nearly 5,000 stay connected to the school community using J-link, the school’s online alumni database and social network, and more are joining every day. Here is a sampling of alumni news from the past year:

Joel Curran

Bradley Bauler ’77 accepted a position at New England Law in Boston, Mass., as director of development. Bauler was previously employed at DCA Inc. as senior consulting associate. Jonathan Bloom ’06 published “American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half Its Food (And What We Can Do About It).” Bloom began this work as a master’s student at the school, writing his thesis about food waste.

Carolyn Moore

Bruce Bowers ’72 produced the documentary, “The Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road,” that was distributed nationally to about 350 PBS television stations. The hour-long documentary aired first in Charlotte in September. Tracy Boyer ’07 and her project — “Honduras and the Hidden Hunger” — won first place for individual journalism in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Best of the Web 2010 contest. Jeff Bradley ’86, a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine, covered the 2010 World Cup in South Africa for ESPN. Bradley is the brother of Bob Bradley, the U.S. men’s national soccer team coach, and the uncle of Michael Bradley, a midfielder on the U.S. team.

estate planning, estate probate, business formation and taxation. Taylor and Rick Conner announced the birth of a baby boy, Callen Wilson Conner. He was born on April 12, 2010, in Charlotte, N.C. Joel Curran ’86 was named the 2010 Public Relations Professional of the Year by the Chicago Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. He is the managing director/Midwest for MS&L Group, a global public relations firm. Sarah Dorsey ’03 and Tony Dorsey announced the birth of a baby boy, Cole Mason. He was born in Charlotte, N.C., in July. Katherine Ducker ’01 was named to PRWeek’s “40 Under 40” for her exceptional work as a public relations practitioner with Emanate agency. Christa Gala ’94 received three awards (first, second and third) at the National Federation of Press Women’s annual conference. Since January 2010, Gala has been blogging daily ( with a mission to “find the funny in every day” and gather material for a book. Anne Godwin ’04 and Benji Cauthren ’03 were married in June in Tarrytown, N.Y. Godwin is an account supervisor for corporate clients at Ketchum. Cauthren is pursuing a law degree at Cardoza Law School at Yeshiva University. The couple met in 2007 at a J-school alumni reception in New York. Marisa Ferguson ’99 and Michael Kelly announced the birth of a baby girl, Maura Grace Kelly. She was born on Feb. 23, 2010, in Mexico City. Bill Goodwyn ’82 was named president of global distribution and CEO of Discovery Education at Discovery Communications. Goodwyn, who serves on the school’s board of advisers, was previously president of domestic distribution and enterprises at Discovery.

Feilding Cage ’06, an interactive designer in AP’s Interactive Design and Graphics department, won a $3,000 Gramling Scholarship Award from AP. He is a master’s student at New York University.

Lisa Hoppenjans ’10 landed a prestigious federal clerkship with Judge Susan Harrell Black on the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. Hoppenjans clerked previously for well-known media attorney Floyd Abrams at Cahill Gordon in New York.

Taylor Conner ’99 and Kimberly A. Herrick formed Conner & Herrick PLLC in Concord, N.C. Their practice areas include criminal, juvenile, sports law,

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communications professionals with Canadian insurance company, Assuris. They also presented two sessions on writing and editing at the Insurance & Financial Communicators Association annual conference in October in Montreal. Matthew Koester ’10 joined the staff of the Adams & Longino advertising, design and marketing firm as Ellen Moore

design/multimedia producer. Justin Lyons ’06 was among the 2010 winners of PR News’ 15-to-Watch competition. The competition recognizes “the top budding PR leaders and creative practitioners age 30 and under.” Lyons was nominated for his global community work with the NBA.

Justin Lyons

Feilding Cage

Preston McKenzie ’89 became CEO of MicroEdge in New York, a provider of software and services to the giving community worldwide. He was previously a vice president with Thompson Reuters. H. Gregory McNeill ‘82 was named to Best Lawyers 2010 in the field of commercial litigation and as one of Orlando’s Best Lawyers by Orlando Magazine. Greg is a partner with the Orlando law firm of Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed, PA.

Rob Nelson Tracy Boyer

Jennifer Meyers ’97 and Raymond Meyers announced the birth of a baby boy, Maxwell Raymond. He was born on March 9, 2010, in Wilmington, N.C. Nick Miller ’52, died on May 18, 2010. Miller was born in Charlotte in 1930. He was recognized by the North Carolina State Bar for 50 years of practicing law. Meggan Monroe ’00 and Kevin Monroe announced the birth of a baby girl, Claire Eleanor. She was born on Nov. 19, 2009, in Durham, N.C.

Jeff Bradley

Carolyn Moore ’10 was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to teach English as a foreign language in Argentina. Ellen Moore ’88 was named CEO of Carton Donofrio Partners, an integrated advertising agency in Baltimore. Moore, a 10-year Carton Donofrio Partners veteran, was previously COO. Charlotte Nelson ’97 and Ryan Nelson ’97 announced the birth of a baby boy, Oliver Ryan. He was born April 6, 2010, in Charlotte, N.C.

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Rob Nelson ’00 was named anchor of “World News Now,” ABC’s overnight newscast. Previously he was news anchor of the morning show for WWL in New Orleans. Nelson worked for the New Orleans TimesPicayune for seven years before moving to TV. Robert Patton ’86 and Stephanie Patton ’96 announced the birth of a baby girl, Caroline Jayne. She was born on Dec. 25, 2009, in Raleigh N.C. Erica Ellis Pittman ’00 and Kevin Pittman were married in June in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. They reside in Raleigh, N.C. Kelly Simmons ’86 received a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Georgia in May 2010. Kelly is the editor of the University of Georgia magazine. Persis Swift ’09 joined Fleishman-Hillard International Communications in Raleigh as an assistant account executive. She supports the consumer products practice for the agency. Leslie-Jean Thornton ’06 was honored in the Teaching News Terrifically contest sponsored by the AEJMC Newspaper Division. William Lofton Turner ’85 delivered a keynote address to the American Family Therapy Academy in Denver, Colo., in June 2010. Turner is the Betts professor of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University. Cory VanBelois ’00 and Aline Lima were married in May. They honeymooned in Kauai, Hawaii, and they reside in Raleigh, N.C. Callie Taintor Wiser ’02, a producer for Frontline and The American Experience, co-produced the six-part “God in America” documentary series that explores the 400-year history of the intersection of religion and public life in America, from the first European settlements to the 2008 presidential election.

In conjunction with the 2010 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, the J-school’s Ph.D. Alumni Association held a homecoming reunion in Gerrard Hall on March 12. Nearly 90 doctoral graduates, school faculty and staff, and current doctoral students attended the event organized by Rachel Davis Mersey ‘07. Pictured, left to right: Kathy Roberts Forde ‘05, Mersey, assistant professor Trevy McDonald ‘95, associate dean for graduate studies Anne Johnston.

Ph.D. Alumni Association The fifth annual Ph.D. Alumni Breakfast was held Aug. 6, 2010, in Denver, Colo., at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) national convention. About 60 faculty, current doctoral students and Ph.D. Alumni Association members, were given an update on the graduate program and the school by Michael Hoefges, director of the Ph.D. program and Jean Folkerts, dean of the school. On March 12, 2010, during the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium held in Chapel Hill, the Ph.D. Alumni Association had a “homecoming” reunion complete with North Carolina barbecue. The event was emceed by Dana Rosenguard ’02 and organized by Rachel Davis Mersey ’07. John Carvalho ‘99, an associate professor at Auburn University, is the president of the Ph.D. Alumni Association. Tim Bajkiewicz ’02, an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, is the president-elect, and Barbara Barnett ’03, associate dean for undergraduate studies at the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas, was elected vice president. To join the group, or for more information, contact Carvalho at

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Alumnus Roberts awarded honorary degree

During the University’s 2010 commencement ceremony, alumnus Gene Roberts was awarded an honorary degree for his contributions to the journalism profession. An award-winning newspaperman with 53 years in the business, Roberts is one of the most respected journalists in America. After earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UNC in 1954, his dedication to his work took him from writing the farm column “Rambling in Rural Wayne” for his hometown newspaper in Goldsboro to leadership roles at The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer. He covered the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War for the NYT before becoming the paper’s national editor. He left the NYT in 1972, taking a chance on the struggling Philadelphia Inquirer. During Roberts’ 18 years as executive editor, the Inquirer won 17 Pulitzer Prizes, including two gold medals for public service, the most prestigious of the Pulitzer Prizes for a newspaper. Roberts left the Inquirer to teach at the University of Maryland, but in 1994 he returned to The New York Times as managing editor. There he spent three years creating and expanding sections, and introducing color to the paper’s famed gray pages. He retired in 1997 and returned to the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at Maryland. He retired from teaching during the 2009–10 academic year. In 2007, Roberts won a Pulitzer Prize for “The Race Beat,” a book he co-authored on the press’s role in civil rights struggles. He returned to Chapel Hill in October 2010 to take part in a panel discussion of “The Race Beat.” The N.C. Press Association named him its 2008 North Carolinian of the Year. Roberts served as the first president of the school’s board of visitors, now the board of advisers, and is a member of the N.C. Journalism Hall of Fame, which is housed in the school.

Rochelle Riley: 2010 Harvey E. Beech Outstanding Alumna Rochelle Riley, a 1981 J-school graduate, won the 2010 Harvey E. Beech Outstanding Alumna award from the UNC General Alumni Association. The award, named for the first African American to receive a degree from Carolina, is given each fall during the annual Black Alumni Reunion. Riley’s commentary on social, political and cultural issues appears in the Detroit Free Press and on her blog (, and she makes frequent television and radio appearances. As a journalist, Rochelle writes about government, public education, children aging out of foster care and Michigan’s reading crisis. She has won many state and national honors, including four Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association awards for best column writing and a national Scripps Howard Award. The Michigan Press Association has twice named her Michigan’s best local columnist, and her columns on the text-message scandal involving Detroit’s former mayor were part of the entry that won 1.28 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

the Free Press the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for local news. She recently received, for the second year in a row, the Detroit Society of Professional Journalists’ first-place award for column writing. She also is the recipient of the 2010 Robert G. McGruder Leadership in Diversity Award from Kent State University and the 2010 State Bar of Michigan Wade H. McCree Award for the Advancement of Justice for her coverage of Detroit city officials, and she was named a 2010 Woman of Excellence by the Michigan Chronicle. Her debut column in The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., calling for a museum honoring Louisville native Muhammad Ali, helped spur an $80 million campaign to build the Muhammad Ali Center, which opened in 2005. Rochelle earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Carolina in 1981. She has one daughter and resides in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Alumna Best honored as top business leader

Natalie Best was named executive vice president of the Raleigh-based public relations, public affairs and brand communications agency French West Vaughan in September 2010. Best was also recognized as one of Business Leader magazine’s 2010 Movers & Shakers. She has been a vice president at FWV since 2006 and agency principal since 2009. As executive vice president, Best oversees national and international agency clients such as the Coca-Cola Company, Wrangler, the International Gemological Institute, House-Autry Mills and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. “Natalie’s promotion is extremely well deserved,” said Rick French, FWV Chairman and CEO. “Her hard work, professionalism, knowledge of the marketing industry, and impeccable client and associate relations skills make her an invaluable part of the FWV team. I’m thrilled she’s getting the recognition she deserves in our agency and the community as a whole.” Best was named one of the 2010 Movers & Shakers based on her high-level performance, leadership, positive impact on others and contributions to the community. Published annually by Business Leader, a monthly magazine providing market intelligence and features on the companies, leaders and business happenings across the Southeast, the Movers & Shakers awards were announced at a September 2010 dinner. Best joined FWV in 2002 following PR positions with the Charlotte Hornets and the National Basketball Association league office. Beyond her agency responsibilities, she is on the board of the school’s Journalism Alumni and Friends Association, where she serves as a career mentor to students. She also sits on the board of directors for the Alice Aycock Poe Center, which promotes youth health education, prevention and wellness, and Action for Children North Carolina, an advocacy organization that educates people on child health, safety and education.

Board of Advisers The school’s board of advisers is composed of leading journalists, media professionals and executives committed to helping the school maintain its leadership role in journalism and mass communication education.

Gloria Anderson Vice President, International and Editorial Development New York Times News Service New York Bonnie Angelo Author, Time Magazine (Retired) Bethesda, Md. Stephanie Bass Communications Coordinator Blueprint NC Raleigh, N.C.

George Beasley Chairman and CEO Beasley Broadcast Group Naples, Fla. Lorraine Bennett Murphy, N.C. Tim Bennett President Harpo Productions Chicago Joe Benton McLean, Va. Russell Carter President Atlantic Corp. Wilmington, N.C.

Lisa Church President eMarketer New York Susan Credle Chief Creative Officer Leo Burnett USA Inc. Chicago Joel Curran Managing Director, Midwest Region Manning, Selvage & Lee Chicago Donald W. Curtis President Curtis Media Group Raleigh, N.C.

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Richard Curtis Fairfax Station, Va. Robin Daughtridge Director of Photography Chicago Tribune Chicago Frank Denton Vice President for Journalism Morris Communications Augusta, Ga. John L. Dotson Jr. Publisher Emeritus Akron Beacon Journal Boulder, Colo. Clyde Ensslin Consultant Marketing Through New Media Alexandria, Va. Ken Eudy CEO Capstrat Raleigh, N.C. John Fish Founder Multimedia Consultants Naples, Fla. Joyce Fitzpatrick Fitzpatrick Communication Raleigh, N.C. Randall Fraser Former Vice President, Government Affairs— North Carolina Time Warner Cable Raleigh, N.C.

Bill Goodwyn President, Global Distribution and CEO, Discovery Education Discovery Networks Charlotte, N.C.

Brian Kelly President, Residential Services, Carolina Region Time Warner Cable Charlotte, N.C.

Ric Gorman GOCOM Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Tom Kennedy Director of Multimedia Chevy Chase, Md.

John L. Greene Retired Vice President, Capitol Broadcasting WRAL-TV Raleigh, N.C. Wade Hargrove Brooks, Pierce, McLendon Raleigh, N.C. Bryant Haskins Senior Director, Worldwide Communications Pfizer Global Manufacturing Madison, N.J. David Hawpe Vice President and Editorial Director The Courier-Journal Louisville, Ky. Tom Howe Director and General Manager UNC-TV RTP, N.C.

Robert Friedman Wilton, Conn.

Kenny Irby Visual Journalism Group Leader Poynter Institute for Media Studies St. Petersburg, Fla.

Sam Fulwood Senior Fellow Center for American Progress Washington, D.C.

Jamie Jacobson Vice President Adams & Longino Advertising Greenville, N.C.

Shailendra Ghorpade MetLife Bank Montclair, N.J.

Larry Keith Retired Editorial Projects Director Sports Illustrated Garden City, N.Y.

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William Keyes President Institute for Responsible Citizenship Washington, D.C. Jason Kilar CEO Hulu Los Angeles David Kirk National Sales Director Harrah’s Entertainment Chicago Barb Lee President PointMade Films New York Donna Leinwand Reporter USA Today Washington, D.C. Draggan Mihailovich Producer, 60 Minutes CBS News New York Janet Northen Senior Vice President and Director of Agency Communication McKinney Durham, N.C. Roy H. (Trip) Park III Trip Park Productions Charlotte, N.C. Roy H. Park Jr. Chairman and CEO Park Outdoor Advertising Ithaca, N.Y. Walter D. Phillips Editor Carteret County News Times Morehead City, N.C.

Michael Pulitzer Winston-Salem, N.C. Dorothy S. Ridings Former President & CEO Council on Foundations Louisville, Ky. H. Zane Robbins Former Executive Director, Global Markets Andersen Worldwide Evanston, Ill. Cathy S. Roche Consultant CSR Communications Charlotte, N.C. Merrill Rose Merrill Rose, LLC New York Deborah Fullerton Vice President of Marketing Loyola University Health Systems Maywood, Ill. J. Walker Smith Jr. Executive Vice Chairman and President Yankelovich MONITOR at The Futures Company Atlanta Daniel Teachey Corporate Communications Director DataFlux Corporation Cary, N.C. Gene Upchurch Vice President, State Public Affairs Progress Energy Raleigh, N.C. Carl Venters Chairman Communication Enterprises Inc. Wilmington, N.C. Edward H. Vick Former Chairman and CEO Young & Rubicam Advertising Old Greenwich, Conn.

Reid Walker Vice President, Global Communication and Sponsorship Lenovo Morrisville, N.C. Jim Wallace Former Director of Imaging, Print, Photo Smithsonian Institution Falls Church, Va.

FROM THE SCHOOL Richard Cole Jay Eubank Jean Folkerts Jennifer Gallina Speed Hallman Joe Bob Hester Anne Johnston Louise Spieler Dulcie Straughan Kyle York

Paige West Director of Interactivity Redmond, Wash. John Woestendiek Author and Editor ohmidog! Baltimore

Ed Vick

David Woronoff Publisher The Pilot Southern Pines, N.C.

Daniel Teachey

Journalism Alumni and Friends Association The Journalism Alumni and Friends Association (JAFA) was formed in 1980 to help alumni and friends become more involved with the school. Through JAFA, alumni and friends mentor students, participate in social activities, promote the school in their communities and encourage others to support the school. Each year, JAFA sponsors programs and events such as career mentoring, alumni receptions, student networking trips and resume workshops. JAFA also is working to support the annual fall and spring break networking trips for students. Daniel Teachey ’95 AB, ’97 MPA President Corporate Communications Director DataFlux Corporation Cary, N.C. Bob Bryant ’86 CEO Teamworks Marketing Inc. Alpharetta, Ga.

Liz Hamner ’03 Account Executive Capstrat Raleigh, N.C. Sarah Lamm ’99 Senior Account Executive Capstrat Raleigh, N.C. Meg Merrill ’79 Worldwide Marketing Manager IBM Global Business Services Charlotte, N.C. Peter Mitchell ’79 President and CEO The Woodbine Agency Winston-Salem, N.C. Jim Muldrow ’80 Marketing and Communications Coordinator South Piedmont Community College Monroe, N.C. Andrew Park ’97 MA Freelance writer Chapel Hill, N.C.

Lisa Bay Adams ’96 West Coast Regional Representative Producer A&E’s “Intervention” Santa Monica, Calif. Kimberly May ’01 Chicago Regional Representative Senior Associate Business Manager Kraft Foods Glenview, Ill. Polly Howes ’77 Atlanta Regional Representative Assistant Professor of Communication Kennnesaw State University Atlanta, Ga. David Small ’97 D.C. Area Regional Representative Director of Communications Reserve Officers Association Washington, D.C. THE LEAD | 1.31

JOMC Foundation The School of Journalism and Mass Communication Foundation of North Carolina (JOMC Foundation), founded in 1949, oversees fundraising and the school’s endowment, which provides critical financial support to supplement state appropriations. At the close of the 2009–10 fiscal year, the school’s endowment, managed by the UNC Investment Fund, was valued at more than $17.8 million, up from $14.1 million the previous year. Morgan Dickerman rotated off the board this year as his term expired. Federico van Gelderen resigned from the board due to a relocation. Charles Broadwell, John Idler and John Robinson were reelected to the board. Newly elected to the board were R. Frank Andrews IV, Teresa Artis, Zachary Clayton and Susan Ross.

OFFICERS President: Orage Quarles III Publisher The News & Observer Raleigh, N.C. Vice President: D. Jordan Whichard III Greenville, N.C. Orage Quarles III

Treasurer: Walter D. Phillips Editor Carteret County NewsTimes Morehead City, N.C. Secretary: Jean Folkerts Dean UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication Chapel Hill, N.C.

FOUNDATION BOARD R. Frank Andrews IV President and CEO The August Jackson Co. Washington, D.C. Teresa Artis General Counsel Capitol Broadcasting Raleigh, N.C.

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Charles Broadwell Publisher The Fayetteville Observer Fayetteville, N.C.

Walter E. Hussman Jr. Publisher Arkansas DemocratGazette Little Rock, Ark.

Zachary Clayton Chairman Three Ships Media Raleigh, N.C.

John Idler President and General Manager WTVD-TV Durham, N.C.

Elizabeth Cook Editor The Salisbury Post Salisbury, N.C. Donald Curtis President Curtis Media Group Raleigh, N.C. Charlene Grunwaldt Publisher Triangle Business Journal Raleigh, N.C. Steven Hammel Vice President and General Manager WRAL-TV Raleigh, N.C. Mark Harden Senior Credit Officer — Capital Markets U.S. Bank Credit Administration Charlotte, N.C. Regina Howard-Glaspie Circulation Director The News & Record Greensboro, N.C.

Elliott Potter Executive Editor and Associate Publisher The Daily News Jacksonville, N.C. Hank Price President and General Manager WXII-TV Winston-Salem, N.C. John Robinson Editor The News & Record Greensboro, N.C. Susan Ross Principal moss + ross Strategic Development Consulting Durham, N.C. Carl Venters Chair Communication Enterprises Wilmington, N.C.

Center for Media Law and Policy Advisory Board The center’s advisory board is dedicated to helping set the center’s course. The board has helped to develop a mission for the center, suggested topics and presenters for the center’s public programs, and provided ideas and contacts for fundraising. Cathy Packer Faculty Director Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Jonathan E. Buchan Partner, McGuireWoods

Michael Hoefges Associate Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Cook Editor, The Salisbury Post

P. Blake Keating Vice President, Claims First Media Insurance

Stephanie Crayton Public Affairs and Marketing UNC Hospitals

Anne Klinefelter Associate Professor and Director of the Law Library University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Deborah R. Gerhardt Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cathy Packer

Wade Hargrove Partner, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon & Humphrey

James R. Guthrie Consultant/Former President & CEO, National Advertising Review Council

William P. Marshall William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Amanda Martin General Counsel to the N.C. Press Association Partner, Stevens Martin Vaughn and Tadych LLP Ruth Walden James Howard and Hallie McLean Parker Distinguished Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Mark Webbink Director, Center for Patent Innovations Visiting Professor, New York Law School David Woronoff Publisher, The Pilot

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Medical and Science Journalism Advisory Board The Medical and Science Journalism Advisory Board is composed of leading medical, health and science journalists; health professionals and scientists interested in improving communication about medicine and science; and academics interested in health communication. The board meets once a year, providing the director of the program with advice and perspective. Advisory board members also serve as a resource for students and alumni of the medical and science journalism program.

Tim Bajkiewicz, Ph.D. Assistant Professor School of Mass Communications Virginia Commonwealth University Karl Leif Bates Manager of Research Communications Duke University News & Communications Helen Chickering Medical Reporter NBC NewsChannel Peter Frishauf Founder Medscape and SCP Communications Nortin M. Hadler, M.D. Professor of Medicine and Microbiology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Rose Hoban Health Reporter WUNC-FM David Kroll, Ph.D. Professor and Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences North Carolina Central University Brent Menninger, M.D. Psychiatrist

Assad Meymandi, M.D., Ph.D., DLFAPA Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Karen Michel NPR Correspondent Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication and the Arts, Marist College Jeffrey Molter Associate Vice President Health Sciences Communications Emory University Neil Shulman, M.D. Professor of Medicine Emory University Nancy Shute Contributing Editor U.S. News & World Report Bill Silberg Vice President, Publishing and Communications New York Academy of Sciences Paula Spencer Author and Contributing Editor; Senior Editor,, Parenting and Woman’s Day

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Tom Linden

Latijam Board of Advisers

Latino Journalism and Media at Carolina (Latijam) is a collaboration between the school and other academic units at UNC that is dedicated to promoting fair and competent reporting about Latino life in North Carolina.

Francesca Dillman Carpentier Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Paul Cuadros Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Yvonne Cerna Director of Communication Univision 40 Altha Cravey Associate Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill José Cusicanqui Editor of Triangle Area Qué Pasa Media

Lucila Vargas

María DeGuzmán Associate Professor Director of Latina/o Studies Department of English and Comparative Literature University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hanna Gill Assistant Director/ Research Associate Institute for the Study of the Americas University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Ferrel Guillory Lecturer University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Julia Cardona Mack Senior Lecturer Department of Romance Languages and Literatures University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lisa Paulin-Cid North Carolina Central University María C. Scanga North Carolina Community Credit Union, founding board member Florence M. Siman Health Program Director El Pueblo Inc.

Joseph Erba Doctoral Student University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Anasa D. Sinegal Doctoral Student University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Julie Garza Program Director La Ley radio station, Curtis Media Group

C. A. (Charlie) Tuggle Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Melita Garza Doctoral Student University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lucila Vargas Professor and Director of Latijam University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Visiting Scholars China

south Korea

Dang, Fangli Shanghai, China

Kim, Jae Joong Seoul, South Korea

Tuanjie, Tang Nanjing, China

Kim, Jung Hee Seoul, South Korea

Zhang, Youbin Chongqing, China

Lee, Kyoung-Suk Seoul, South Korea


Park, Jeong-Hun Seoul, South Korea

Vahamaa, Miika Helsinki, Finland

Sung, Jee Young Seoul, South Korea

India Mazumdar, Abhijit Lucknow, India

Hearst Visiting Professionals The William Randolph Hearst Foundation provides endowment funds for the school to bring in mass communication professionals each year to talk to classes and visit with students in small groups. Hearst visiting professionals from the past year include:

Jim Bunn expert on global health communications and health journalism

Margaret Maron author of 26 novels and two collections of short stories

Jackie Cottrell chief of staff for Sen. Pat Roberts

Sarah McBride The Wall Street Journal

Annie Crawley freelance photojournalist

Travis Tygart

Margaret Maron

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Jesus Meza, Ph.D. Tec de Monterrey, Mexico City

Robin Hilmantel editorial assistant, Cosmopolitan

Jim O’Shea co-founder and editor, Chicago News Cooperative

Leah Hughe, assistant editor, Our State magazine

Karen Parker copy editor, Winston-Salem Journal

Ed Kashi multimedia/ photojournalist

Steve Reiss enterprise editor, The Washington Post

Sanford MacLauren director of corporate communications, United States Marine Corps

Susan Sidebottom freelance photographer

Travis Tygart CEO and General manager of the United States Anti-Doping Agency Ed Wasserman Knight Professor, Washington and Lee University Derek Willis newsroom developer, The New York Times Julie Winokur multimedia/photo journalist Susan Zirinsky executive producer, “48 Hours Mystery,” CBS








Business Journalism


Career Services


The Community Journalism Roadshow


turns 10 School launches Reese Felts


Digital Newsroom

who what when where how Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the


Future of Journalism Education Carolina Community Media Project


Carolina News Studio


Center for Media Law and Policy


Distance Education


Editing and Graphic Design


Electronic Communication


Graduate Program




Working to achieve a ‘diverse


and inclusive university’ Heelprint Communications




Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo


and the Search for Identity Information Technology


Interdisciplinary Health Communication


37th Frame




MA/JD Dual Degree


Medical and Science Journalism




First Amendment Day




N.C. Halls of Fame in Advertising,


Journalism and Public Relations N.C. Scholastic Media Association


Park Library




Professional Education


Powering a Nation


Public Relations


JAFA spring break trip






Faculty Publications


Sports Communication





Advertising is the second largest specialization in the school. More than 100 students are engaged in the study and practice of advertising during this time of fundamental change in the industry. A full-time faculty of six supports the students in their studies. This year, the school will hire a Knight Chair in Digital Advertising to make the program even stronger. Students learn the principles behind multimedia advertising campaigns and the leading theories behind the marketing and branding of products. The classes are also geared to help students understand and stay current with changes in the industry brought by the Internet, learning new disciplines related to search marketing and social marketing that are growing in revenue and influence. To reflect industry changes, the advertising and public relations programs merged a number of critical courses to capture the new world of the communications business. Guest speakers included Susan Credle, chief creative officer of Leo Burnett, and Stacy Wall, a leading commercial director. The advertising program fielded a competitive team for the national American Advertising Federation competition and continued an innovative program, Workroom, in which a select group of students developed a new fashion product and campaign for American Eagle Outfitters, and traveled to New York where professionals judged their work. Students worked with a wide range of clients including the Charlotte Bobcats and Aloft Hotels on professional assignments involving executives from those companies. Student work was honored with gold, silver and bronze awards in the regional Addy competitions. The Advertising Club holds a symposium every spring that attracts more than 75 students and 15 professionals to discuss career issues. The wide range of guest panelists has included the CEO of McKinney Advertising and an executive with the National Basketball Association.

Blogs Many of the school’s faculty are sharing their expertise and perspective through blogs that cover topics including business news, politics, teaching, editing and service.

Connecting Dean Jean Folkerts keeps students, alumni and professionals up to date on happenings in the school and why it’s important. Talking Biz News Chris Roush, Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Scholar in Business Journalism and director of the Carolina Business News Initiative, discusses happenings in the world of business journalism, regularly posting multiple and exclusive news items a day. Talk Politics Authored by Leroy Towns, professor of the practice, this blog promotes vigorous discussion of media and politics where they intersect as political communication. The Future of News Assistant professor Ryan Thornburg, an online newsroom veteran, blogs about journalism innovation, leadership, research and editorial product development.

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From the Editor’s Desk From the desk of assistant professor Andy Bechtel, writing and copy editing in the day’s news are put under the microscope. Whether it be style or content, Bechtel pulls from the most recent and pertinent publications. Blue Highways Journal Each summer since 2001, Jock Lauterer, director of the Carolina Community Media Project, has taken his “Community Journalism Roadshow” to small newspapers from Murphy to Manteo. In the Blue Highways Journal, Lauterer documents the project’s work across North Carolina. Upstream Edited by graduate students in the Interdisciplinary Health Communication (IHC) program at UNC, Upstream encourages dialogue and debate on health communication.

Business Journalism

Career Services

The business journalism program graduated 10 students with a certificate in business journalism in May 2010.

Despite continued hard economic times that roiled the job market, both students and new graduates of the school fared well, relatively speaking, in landing first jobs and coveted internships.

Students in the program interned during 2010 at Bloomberg News, Reuters,, the Triangle Business Journal, Forbes and The Charlotte Observer business desk. In the past year, graduates have accepted reporting positions at Bloomberg, and The quality of the program can be seen in the student business journalism contest held by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. For the fifth time in the contest’s six-year existence, a Carolina journalism student has won the competition. The winners in 2009 were senior Andrew Dunn in the professional publication category and senior Matthew Lynley for the student publication category. The UNC-sponsored College Business Journalism Consortium held its second conference in New York in October 2010 for college students across the country interested in careers in business journalism. For the second year in a row, a professor from the University of Navarra in Spain visited the program to teach students about business journalism in Europe. Also, the program unveiled the “Financial Writer’s Stylebook,” authored by associate professors Bill Cloud and Chris Roush, to the U.S. business journalism community in 2010.

For the class of 2010, the most recent job survey showed that 73.9 percent were employed, with 53 percent of those having work in their desired field. Twenty percent of those responding to the survey had post-graduate internships in their desired field. Success stories abound for many in the 2010 class. Among the starting points for those graduates were: ESPN; August Jackson; CNBC; Bloomberg; McKinney; Deloitte; The New Yorker; Denver Broncos; Reuters; Mandt Brothers Productions; mono; 22 Squared; WSOC-TV; Capstrat; Lipman; Red F Marketing; Christian Science Monitor; Gibbs & Soell; and Teach for America. A range of employers conducted on-campus interviews, largely for summer internships. Among those interviewing students were Bloomberg; Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Discovery Networks; Ogilvy New York;; Exxon; The St. Petersburg Times; American City Business Journals; ESPN; Greensboro News & Record; Sageworks; and The Charlotte Observer. Students were highly competitive for internships. Among places students interned were:; CNN; McKinney; Ogilvy NY; National Geographic; Details; Cosmopolitan; The Tallahassee Democrat; Octagon; Zimmerman; John Deere; IBM; Star-News; Lincoln Center; NPR; The Golf Channel; The New York Times; Christian Science Monitor; German Press Agency; Qorvis Communications; and The Glover Park Group. The number of students seeking academic credit for internships continues to grow. For summer 2010, a record 110 students received academic credit for internships, most of which were unpaid. That compared to 76 students getting academic credit for internships in summer 2009. One of the key upcoming changes for the school’s career services office will be the implementation of a software system to streamline posting of internship and job listings, for both current students and alumni, and to bring online appointment scheduling to students.

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The Community Journalism Roadshow turns 10 When I came back to Carolina in January 2001 and launched the Carolina Com-

By Jock Lauterer Director Carolina Community Media Project

munity Media Project, the primary goal was to make free, on-site journalism workshops available to all 190 North Carolina community newspapers. In the spirit of playful adventure, I dubbed it “The Johnny Appleseed Community Journalism Roadshow.” I estimated it would take 10 years for this ol’ publisher-turned-perfesser to reach all 190. Jack Lauterer

Silly me.

In this, the 10th summer of the roadshow, I’ve reached only 150 papers — 40 shy of my lofty aim. So there’s plenty of work yet to be done and papers to visit. And since my 401K is now a 201K, I ain’t quittin’ any time soon.

WHAT’S IN A NAME? As to the roadshow’s name, the tradition evolved to add one road warrior each year to the iconic “Johnny Appleseed” handle. To date, the honorees include: Charles Kuralt (On the Road With…) James Taylor, (Walkin’ on a Country Road…) Jack Kerouac (On the Road…) John Steinbeck (Travels with Charlie) Willie Nelson (On the Road Again..) Johnny Cash (I Been Everywhere, Man…) And when Raeford publisher Robert “Bubba” Dickson suggested ‘possum for lunch when I came to his paper, that led to the “Possum-Dodgin” addition. So if you put the whole shebang together it reads like this (take a deep breath): The Johnny Appleseed, Charles Kuralt, James Taylor, Jack Kerouac, John Steinbeck, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, “Possum-Dodgin” Community Journalism Roadshow.

(Below) I admire an edition of the Alleghany News in Sparta, N.C., with intern Hannah Smith and editor Coby LaRue.

(Above) I pose in 2005 with happy staffers of the Mt. Airy News sporting the roadshow’s trademark Pac-Man headgear I use as an icebreaker. Photo courtesy of Phil Goble

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Yes, that’s right. We need two more honorees to make 10. Any suggestions? At year eight we ran out of ideas and breath, so we just reverted to Mr. Appleseed for our namesake.

FROM MURPHY TO MANTEO Since the first roadshow in summer 2001, I’ve led workshops literally “from Murphy to Manteo.” (That’s from the Cherokee Scout to the Outer Banks Sentinel.) I’ve been to papers as small as Ken Ripley’s redoubtable 2,000-circulation weekly Spring Hope Enterprise (where I gave my pitch to one lone intern in a converted darkroom). I’ve brought my community journalism dog ’n‘ pony show to several of the state’s major metros where a roomful of glum staffers dutifully sat through my rant. The most unusual newspaper I visited was James McDougald’s Maxton Times, housed in and run in conjunction with his laundromat. Repeat, laundromat. The most unusual roadshow visit was with Al Carson of the Oxford Public

Along the way I’ve met the legends of North Carolina community journalism…

Ledger, who, instead of listening to my stump speech, regaled me with a two-hour comprehensive essay on where to find and how to judge the state’s best hot dogs. Along the way I’ve met the Yam Man of Tabor City (a marching sweet potato in the annual Yam Festival) and a human newspaper in the form of the Mint Hill Times life-size marching newspaper (also used in parades), eaten mind-numbingly good barbecue in Lexington, driven through a rainbow during a summer downpour in Scotland Neck, and been given a kiss on the top of my bald head by veteran editor Sammie Carter of the Wallace Enterprise. Not one to just observe, over the past decade I’ve helped cover two U.S. Open golf tournaments for the good folks at The Pilot of Southern Pines … and the annual barbecue and bluegrass festival for Jeff Byrd’s crew at the Tryon Daily Bulletin. Along the way I’ve met the legends of North Carolina community journalism: Pulitzer Prize-winning Ashley B. Futrell Sr. of “Little” Washington, Pulitzer Prize-winning Horace Carter of the Tabor City Tribune, Hoover Adams of the Dunn Daily Record, Virginia Rucker of the Forest City Daily Courier, Sarah Campbell of the Davie County Enterprise-Record, Sammie Carter of the Wallace Enterprise, Margaret Harper of the State Port Pilot. I’ve also taken the roadshow to spunky little indie upstart papers with the grit and gall to attempt a start-up in the 2000 s: the Smoky Mountain News in Waynesville, The Citizen of Garner, the Roberson Journal in Lumberton, the Surry Messenger in Mt. Airy — and right in my own backyard, the Citizen of Carrboro. And there have been places that have given back to the ol’ perfesser — from mugs to umbrellas to ball caps — even an old photo enlarger from the Daily Southerner of Tarboro. But my most prized thank you gift was a “pig” (you old-timers will know what I’m talking about here) — a doorstop-weight hunk of printer’s lead left over from old hot-type days — awarded to me following my roadshow visit at the Wallace Enterprise. There have also been stops that have been sentimental journeys: to the Alleghany News of Sparta where I was a green-as-grass 22-year-old editor fresh out of Chapel College; to the Transylvania Times of Brevard where I interned one college summer and fell in love with a local girl and local journalism; to the Wake Weekly of Wake Forest where Bob and Peggy Allen hired me for the summer of ’84 (after Orville Campbell had fired me for the second time). I slept on a cot in their screened-in porch and became an honorary Allen boy. I’ve only had one speed bump on the roadshow: when I called to offer a workshop to the publisher of one of the Heartland papers, he hung up on me. Guess he didn’t like my haircut. In this, the 10th summer of the roadshow, I’ve been to Alain Lillie’s string of Charlotte weeklies and Charles Broadwell’s venerable Fayetteville Observer (the

The most unusual newspaper I’ve ever visited in 10 years of roadshow workshops is the Maxton Times newsroom that doubles as a laundromat, run by James McDougald and Joyce McRae. Photo by Jock Lauterer

oldest continuously-running paper in the state). Who knows? Your paper might be next.

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School launches Reese Felts Digital Newsroom The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication opened the Reese Felts Digital Newsroom in fall 2010 and launched an experimental digital news and information and audience research website on Nov. 1., which is updated daily, features storytelling across disciplines of text, photo, video, audio and information graphics. The newsroom is designed to help news organizations adapt to the new media environment. The initiative produces and distributes news for a variety of audiences. The newsroom differs from digital media efforts at other universities because it functions as a research center that studies products, audiences and communities that form around the news. The flexibility to test a wide range of theories and share the results is central to the project, which is funded with a $4.1 million gift from the estate of Carolina journalism alumnus Reese Felts. “Traditional content, business and distribution models will not sustain quality journalism in the future,” said Jean Folkerts, dean of the school. “Our challenge is to work with Carolina’s faculty and students on experimentation and research that will light the way on a new path for the industry.”

CarnegieKnight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education

The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication works with other top journalism schools in the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education to help adapt journalism education to the challenges of the news industry. The Carnegie-Knight Initiative encourages experimental journalism projects, curriculum enhancement and collaboration with other academic disciplines and institutions. The journalism school is building international partnerships, providing students with global perspectives on journalism. The initiative also includes Carolina’s participation in News21, an experimental, online news endeavor. During the past two springs and summers, Carolina journalism students and faculty members led the experimental reporting project “Powering a Nation,” which explores U.S. energy use and its relationship to the country’s demographics. The 2010 team reported on topics that included nuclear power and the most recent oil spill in the Gulf

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of Mexico, among others. News21 — short for News for the 21st Century: Incubators of New Ideas — allows schools to undertake national reporting projects that seek to change the media landscape with innovative approaches to creating and distributing news while deepening the intellectual life at journalism schools and creating a stronger voice for them in the news industry. The Carnegie Corporation of New York was created by Carnegie Steel Company owner Andrew Carnegie in 1911 to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding. For more than 95 years, the grant-making corporation has carried out Carnegie’s vision of philanthropy by building on his two major concerns: international peace and advancing education and knowledge. Since 1950, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has promoted journalism excellence worldwide and invested in the vitality of the U.S. communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. The Knight Foundation focuses on ideas and projects that create transformational change.

Carolina Community Media Project

Carolina News Studio

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Carolina Community Media Project, led by founding director Jock Lauterer, continued to focus on building strong communities across the state by strengthening local newspapers and their websites through consultation and workshops.

The Carolina News Studio is a partnership between the school and the Office of University Relations funded by the University’s provost office. The studio provides faculty and administrators opportunities to share their expertise with national and international TV networks, cable or local TV stations, and radio stations.

Lauterer visited at least a dozen more N.C. community papers with free, on-site journalism workshops this summer, bringing the total of the annual “Johnny Appleseed Community Journalism Roadshow” to 150 papers, literally from Murphy to Manteo. In addition, the Community Media Project launched the Northeast Central Durham Community VOICE, a lab newspaper and website for the inner-city neighborhood known to the local police as “the Bull’s Eye” due to the high incidence of crime. The VOICE staff includes journalism students from UNC and N.C. Central University who mentor the urban youth staff of the VOICE, who were recruited during free, on-site photography lessons offered by the project last summer. The VOICE partnership includes the City of Durham, and local neighborhood, church and civic leaders. Support for the VOICE is provided by a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. Scientific Properties of Durham provides a rent-free newsroom in the Golden Belt building; Time Warner Cable provides free wireless Internet; and printing is funded by The Daily Tar Heel. The VOICE produces bi-weekly online editions ( and monthly print editions throughout each semester. In its inaugural year, the VOICE received the following awards: • The Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award, awarded to the Carolina Community Media Project “in recognition of outstanding service to the state of North Carolina through the Northeast Central Durham Community VOICE,” UNC-Chapel Hill, April 2010. • The Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism, second place, awarded by the Scholastic Journalism Division, “in recognition of an outstanding program that promotes interest and training in scholastic journalism at the K–12 level,” AEJMC, Denver, August 2010. The Community Media Project entered the fifth year of producing the Carrboro Commons, a twice-monthly web-based newspaper for Carrboro created by community journalism students. This collaborative experiential learning project involves students producing copy and photos that are edited by assistant professor Andy Bechtel’s advanced editing class. And the project helped create, plan, administer and teach at the ninth annual North Carolina Newspaper Academy, a daylong, mid-career workshop hosted each spring by the school and co-sponsored by the N.C. Press Association.

The state-of-the-art studio allows for live and pre-recorded interviews utilizing high-definition cameras. An adjacent control room handles technical operations for interviews in the studio. Faculty and students also use the studio to participate in video conferences with other universities and organizations.

Center for Media Law and Policy In 2010, the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy sponsored its second annual campus-wide First Amendment Day celebration on Sept. 30. Funded with a grant from the Liberty Tree Initiative, First Amendment Day included a dozen formal and informal events to encourage students both to celebrate their First Amendment rights and to think seriously about the role the First Amendment plays in their lives at Carolina. The keynote speaker was Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center in Arlington, Va. The center also brought several nationally prominent media law experts to campus. Josh Silver, CEO and president of Free Press, gave a public lecture on how federal government policy is affecting journalism. The center joined with the First Amendment Law Review, which is published in the UNC School of Law, to sponsor an all-day symposium about Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, an important recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on campaign finance law. The keynote speaker for that event was renowned First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams. The Center for Media Law and Policy is a collaborative initiative of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Now in its fourth year, the center is a forum for study and debate about the important media law and policy issues facing North Carolina and the nation.

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Distance Education

Editing and Graphic Design

The school launched the Master of Arts in Technology and Communication, a unique, online master’s degree focused on interactive media, the Internet, digital economics and other issues reshaping journalism and mass communication in the 21st century. The first class will enroll in August 2011.

Editing and graphic design courses were merged into a single specialization when the school’s curriculum was revamped to reflect changes in the industry. By combining editing and graphic design, the school produces well-rounded journalists with the ability to produce complete news packages.

The MATC is the only fully online master’s degree in journalism and mass communication offered in the UNC system — and the only curriculum of its kind among the school’s peer programs nationwide. It represents a significant expansion of the school’s graduate curriculum and has generated much interest among school alumni.

In 2010, assistant professor Terence Oliver joined the school’s graphic design faculty. In spring 2011, he will introduce a course in motion graphics using Adobe After Effects, software that is used extensively in the profession.

The program is aimed at working professionals and will prepare current and aspiring managers for leadership positions in journalism, advertising, public relations and internal communication. All classes are taught online, but students will travel to Chapel Hill twice: for a weekend orientation before starting the program and for a weeklong summer residency after completing the first year. Courses are taught by school faculty with expertise in emerging digital media areas. The 30-credit program consists of nine three-credit courses and a three-credit final project (non-traditional thesis). JOMC 711: JOMC 714: JOMC 715: JOMC 716: JOMC 717: JOMC 718: JOMC 719: JOMC 720: JOMC 721: JOMC 992:

Writing for Digital Media Database and Web Research New Media and Society Research Methods and Applications Information Visualization Media Law for the Digital Age Leadership in Digital Media Economics Strategic Communication Usability and Multimedia Design Non-Traditional Thesis

Louise Spieler, associate dean for professional education and strategic initiatives, spearheaded development of the new degree. Associate professor Rhonda Gibson is the MATC academic director. Rachel Lillis provides instructional design and other support for MATC faculty and students. Visit for more information.

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The school also was selected to be one of three pilot student clubs for the Online News Association (ONA). The UNC chapter is led by assistant professor Don Wittekind. The clubs are experiments in sharing resources, expertise and innovation, and cultivating the future of digital media. In October, eight students traveled to the ONA’s national convention in Washington, D.C. Editing and graphic design classes produced Earth and Sky, a magazine for Native American young adults. Students in the specialization participated in News21 during summer 2010. Students also accepted internships at organizations that include The New York Times.

Electronic Communication Electronic communication students continue to excel in regional and national competitions that recognize the best in student radio and television news. “Carolina Week,” the school’s twice-weekly live television newscast, earned its seventh collegiate Emmy award. “Carolina Connection,” the weekly live radio newscast, took first place in the radio newscast categories of three major competitions: the National Broadcasting Society, the Broadcast Education Association and the Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ). Three students placed in the top five in the Hearst national competition for radio and television reporting. Ashley Lopez took second place for radio reporting, Will Gorham Michaels took third place for radio reporting, and Bethany Tuggle took fifth place for TV news reporting. Aggregate scores propelled UNC to a second-place finish in the broadcast competition and helped the school to a first-place

Graduate Program Nine doctoral and 21 master’s students graduated from the school’s graduate program since May 2010. Doctoral graduates accepted professorships at universities including Appalachian State, Auburn, Bradley, DePaul, Louisiana State, Ohio and Texas Tech. One graduate accepted a position as a postdoctoral research fellow at The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs. (Above) Students hold a production meeting prior to a Carolina Week newscast.

(Above) Carolina Week anchors Andrea Ludtke and Claudia Rupcich

overall finish. In addition, Bethany Tuggle won a silver medal for best on-campus anchor/reporter in the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards and placed first in the nation in SPJ for in-depth reporting. Students from the radio and television news programs picked up first-place awards in six categories of the National Broadcasting Society competition; 10 others were recognized as national finalists. Individual students earned six first-place awards and 11 top-three finishes overall in the SPJ regional competition. The Broadcast Education Association recognized our students’ excellent broadcast news work with five top-three place‑ ments. UNC also had eight finalists in the College Broadcasters competition. Collectively, the TV program, the radio program and individual students have received more than 60 awards in the past year and more than 500 regional and national awards since 2000, the year the TV newscast began. The radio program became part of the school’s efforts in 2004. New high-definition equipment in the television studio and control room gives students the opportunity to work and learn in a state-of-the-art production facility. Viewers in a 16-county area of north central North Carolina can see the TV news program on Time Warner Cable, and WCHL airs the radio program on Saturday mornings. Both shows are available at

Students graduating from the master’s program have taken jobs at organizations including the Gallup Organization, BIA/Kelsey, Becker Communications, Booz Allen Hamilton, Walker Marketing, RTC Relationship Marketing. Two students started their own company, MOB Social Media. Other students in the program completed internships with organizations and newspapers that include the Wilmington Star-News, WUNC, GlaxoSmithKline, China Internet Information Center, SAS, The New York Times and the Carolina Alumni Review, among others. Several graduate students helped produce the News21 multimedia project “Powering a Nation” during spring and summer 2010. Students contributed at every level of the project, including reporting, photography, videography, design and programming. In fall 2010, associate professor Michael Hoefges became the doctoral program director, replacing associate professor Rhonda Gibson, who became academic director of the Master of Arts in Technology and Communication program. The graduate program welcomed 31 new students in fall 2010. In addition to students from across the U.S., international students from France, South Korea, Switzerland and Thailand were part of this year’s incoming class. The 14th class of Roy H. Park Fellows entered the school in fall 2010. The Triad Foundation generously funds the Park Fellowships, given to entering doctoral and master’s students each year. Other graduate students receive funding from various scholarships and fellowships that include the Peter DeWitt Pruden Jr. and Phyllis Harrill Stancill Pruden Fellowship, the Graduate Dean’s Research Assistantship and the Richard Cole Eminent Professor graduate assistantship.

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Charting the new course


he school’s curriculum takes into account significant changes in the industry, including the move toward increased use of a wider variety of channels to communicate to important publics and stakeholders.

Goals 1 To enable students to understand the roles of media in society and media’s social, economic and political impacts locally, nationally and globally. 2 To enable students to conceptualize and produce news and information.

Journalism Curriculum

Curriculum Core 141 Professional Problems and Ethics 153 News Writing

Students learn to write, report, broadcast, photograph and present news and information. The public needs quality information from independent media now more than ever to better inform society and strengthen our democracy.

340 Introduction to Mass Communication Law

Advertising / Public Relations Curriculum

Quick View JOMC Core 10 credits News Writing (4); Ethics (3); Law (3) Journalism or Advertising/Public Relations Core 6 credits Specialization 12 credits Issues Immersion Modules 6 credits

34 credits total Students may take up to 40 credit hours. Students may choose to specialize further than is required by completing the requirements for a certificate in Sports Communication or Business Journalism or by taking additional electives in any specialization.

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Students learn to develop persuasive advertising messages or focus on strategic communication for an organization. Corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, advocacy groups, PR firms and ad agencies need a new breed of communicator who can use new media effectively within an ethical framework.

journalism Core (Prerequisites in parentheses) 221 Audio-Video Information Gathering (153) 253 Reporting (153) Students are encouraged to take 221 and 253 simultaneously. Editing and graphic design students substitute 157 News Editing for 253.

journalism SPECIALIZATIONS: (Required courses in bold) Editing and Graphic Design (four-course minimum)

182 Introduction to Graphic Design (school permission) 253 Reporting (153) 457 Advanced Editing (157) 463 Newsdesk: Online News Production 482 Newspaper Design (182, 153 or concurrent 153 enrollment) 483 Magazine Design (482 or 153) 484 Information Graphics (182) 187 Introduction to Multimedia Electronic Communication (four-course minimum)

immersions Conceptualizing the Audience 376 Sports Marketing and Advertising 445 Process and Effects of Mass Communication 475 Concepts of Marketing 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Mass Communication Theory 240 Current Issues in Mass Communication 445 Process and Effects of Mass Communication 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) History, Law and Regulation 242 The Mass Media and United States History 342 The Black Press and United States History 424 Electronic Media Management and Policy 428 History of Broadcasting 450 Business and the Media 458 Southern Politics: Critical Thinking and Writing 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Communication Online 349 Introduction to Internet Issues and Concepts 449 Blogging, Smart Mobs and We the Media 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Diversity 342 The Black Press and United States History

441 Diversity and Communication 442 Women and Mass Communication 443 Latino Media Studies 446 International Communication 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Political Communication 244 Talk Politics: An Introduction to Political Communication 446 International Communication and Comparative Journalism 447 International Media Studies 458 Southern Politics: Critical Thinking and Writing 475 Concepts of Marketing 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Communication, Business and Entrepreneurship 424 Electronic Media Management and Policy 450 Business and the Media 475 Concepts of Marketing 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Sports Communication 245 Sports and the Media 376 Sports Marketing and Advertising 377 Sports Communication 455 Sports Writing 476 Ethical Issues and Sports Communication 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Honors 691H Introductory Honors 692H Honors Essay

422 Producing Television News or 426 Producing Radio 121 Writing for the Electronic Media 421 Electronic Journalism (121, 221) 422 Producing Television News (421 & instructor permission) 423 Television News and Production Management (422 & instructor permission) 424 Electronic Media Management and Policy 425 Voice and Diction 426 Producing Radio (121) 427 Studio Production for Television News (221) 428 Broadcast History Multimedia (four-course minimum)

187 Introduction to Multimedia (school permission) 580 Intermediate Multimedia (187) 581 Multimedia Design (187 or instructor permission) 582 Interactive Multimedia Narratives (180 or 187, school permission) or 583 Multimedia Programming and Production (187 & school permission) Photojournalism (four-course minimum)

180 Beginning Photojournalism (school permission) 480 Advanced Photojournalism (180 and 153 or concurrent 153 enrollment) 481 Documentary Photojournalism (480) 582 Interactive Multimedia Narratives (180 or 187) Reporting (four-course minimum)

157 News Editing (153) 121 Writing for the Electronic Media 256 Feature Writing (153) 258 Editorial Writing (153) 451 Economics Reporting (153) 452 Business Reporting (153) 453 Advanced Reporting (153, 253) 454 Advanced Feature Writing (153, 256) 456 Magazine Writing and Editing (153, 256) 457 Advanced Editing (157) 459 Community Journalism (153) 463 Newsdesk: Online News Production (instructor permission) 491 Special Skills in Mass Communication (when appropriate)

ADVERTISING/ PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIZATIONS: (Required courses in bold) Advertising (four-course minimum)

271 Advertising Copy and Communication (137) 272 Advertising Media (137) 472 Art Direction in Advertising (137 & 271) 473 Advertising Campaigns (271 or 272) 670 Special Topics in Advertising Public Relations (four-course minimum)

advertising / public relations Core (Prerequisites in parentheses) 137 Principles of Advertising and Public Relations 279 Advertising and Public Relations Research (137)

232 Public Relations Writing (137 & 153) 431 Case Studies in Public Relations (137) 434 Public Relations Campaigns (431 or 232) 182 Introduction to Graphic Design 187 Introduction to Multimedia 333 Video Communication for Public Relations and Advertising (137) 433 Crisis Communication (431, 137) 491 Special Skills in Mass Communication (when appropriate) Strategic Communication (four-course minimum)

232 Public Relations Writing (137 & 153) 271 Advertising Copy and Communication (137) 272 Advertising Media (137) 431 Case Studies in Public Relations (137) 490 Special Topics in Mass Communication (when appropriate)

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Working to achieve a ‘diverse and inclusive university’ Discussions on diversity and education are complex regardless of whether the conversation is local, national

By Queenie A. Byars

or global. We need only look to the nation’s capital, and in our own backyard to find sensitive issues involving diversity and education. The J-school continues to make progress in the area of diversity faculty hiring. Four years ago, 10 women and three minorities were among the full-time faculty in the school. Since then nine women and minorities were hired. By planning and taking action on diversity hiring opportunities, Dean Jean Folkerts recruited and hired highly qualified tenure-track minorities for full-time faculty positions in the school. Four years have passed since implementation of the University’s Diversity Plan that outlines measurable diversity goals. According to the 2009–10 UNC-Chapel Hill Diversity Plan Report, “faculty racial/ethnic diversity remain largely unchanged and continues to be among the most daunting challenges ahead for the University.” Chancellor Holden Thorp emphasized the need for making diversity a priority. He wrote, “We need new ideas, innovative strategies and continued attentiveness if we are to achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive university.” University-wide, faculty diversity has lagged behind the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of the staff and student body. Data from the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment shows that white males and females make up 91 percent of full professors and 81 percent of all faculty members. Women represent 42 percent of the entire faculty. For the 2009 academic year, 19 (40 percent) women were among the 47 full-time faculty in the J-school. Nine (19 percent) of the full-time faculty represented racial or ethnic minorities. There were 28 lecturers — 7 women and 21 men. The school’s staff includes 14 (50 percent) women and 14 (50 percent) men. Four of the staff members are minorities. Seventy-nine percent of J-school undergraduates were white, 6.9 percent were African American, 5 percent were Latino, 4.3 percent were Asian American, 0.4 percent were Native American and 4 percent were other. The graduate student population was 69 percent white, 11.9 percent Asian American, 5 percent African American, 5 percent Latino and 7 percent other. School advertising and outreach continues to recruit for diversity. In addition to supporting University programs, J-school faculty and staff direct and support successful programs to recruit, retain and graduate students. The programs listed below also provide public service, engaged scholarship and support diversity goals. Carolina Association of Black Journalists Certificate Program in Latino Media Studies Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media Carolina Community Media Project Exchange program with Monterrey Tec in Mexico City First Amendment Day McCormick Foundation grants to study business models for rural N.C. newspapers Scholars Latino Initiative Visiting International Scholars

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Heelprint Communications


Heelprint Communications is a strategic communications agency completely run by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Founded in 2009 by students Cecilia Gomes, Megan Carriker, Amy Dobrzynski and Sabrina Wood, the agency emerged out of collaboration between UNC’s Public Relations Student Society of America chapter and the Ad Club.

ibiblio, a joint effort of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Information and Library Science, is a contributor-run digital library and archive that helps people who want to share information freely and openly. More than 18 years ago, ibiblio, then Sunsite, was one of the first Internet servers created.

In its inaugural semester, Heelprint took on four clients — York House Press, Aasha, Blinkness and Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness — and hired a staff of more than 65 students. In fall 2010, Heelprint helped organize and promote the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy’s second annual First Amendment Day. While most staff members are advertising or public relations majors in the school, Heelprint Communications is open to any student who wishes to serve the Chapel Hill community through creative and strategic marketing. Heelprint Communications Board of Directors: Amy Dobrzynski Vivian Xue Elizabeth Graper Stacy Merrick Alison Coppock Meredith Sain Brandon Thornton

In 2010, ibiblio received $50,000 from the Beal Fund of the Triangle Community Foundation on behalf of is an open publishing resource that helps authors distribute their work for profit and helps buyers find the content they need. The gift was made to support ibiblio’s continued growth as one of the Internet’s largest public libraries. ibiblio director Paul Jones received a 2010 IBM Faculty Award of $29,000. The awards are competitive international awards that recognize full-time professors who have made significant contributions in their fields. Jones was one of 95 award recipients worldwide and one of two recipients from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Patrick Dreher, chief domain scientist for cloud computing at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI), was the other. Jones co-chaired the 2010 World Wide Web Conference — WWW2010 — held in Raleigh April 26-30. The conference aims to provide the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardization of its associated technologies and the impact of those technologies on society and culture. ibiblio hosts more than 2,500 collections — more than 18 terabytes of data. It serves more than 16 million requests per day. New collaborations for ibiblio include INTRAHealth, open source for public health, and Open Library and Open Content Alliance, which aim to digitize and make downloadable every book that is in the public domain, among others. Among the material ibiblio hosts are Project Gutenburg, a free book archive;, where fans of tape-friendly bands share concert music; information about charities and nonprofits in North Carolina and worldwide; video documentaries of folk practice; educational sites and more. ibiblio also provides stable, continuous online streaming for six North Carolina-based nonprofit radio stations, including UNC’s WXYC 89.3 FM. THE LEAD | 2.13

Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity Professor Charlie Tuggle is producing a 60-minute documentary film — Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity — to raise awareness about the repercussions from Argentina’s “Dirty War” and its on-going cultural, social, political, ethical, human rights and economic effects. Between 1976 and 1983, at least 10,000, and some estimate as many as 30,000, dissidents of the military dictatorship in Argentina were kidnapped, tortured and killed during the Dirty War. In Argentina today, there is a movement underway headed by a group called Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo — The Grandmothers of May Plaza. These women are dedicated to finding their missing grandchildren, the babies who were taken from pregnant women or new mothers during the Dirty War. The women were captured and murdered and their babies were given to supporters of the military regime. Now in their 30 s, these lost grandchildren have no knowledge of their past or of their true identities. Las Abuelas is trying to change that. Tuggle’s project is grounded in the search for identity, and the moral of the story is that the right to identity is a fundamental human right. Through direct interviews with the grandmothers, the found grandchildren and other members of their families and communities, the film seeks to tell the story as it is still unfolding and bring the historical and cultural context needed to understand the impact of the crisis. The documentary is intended for national and international distribution, and will be designed for a general audience and for use in secondary schools and colleges. The project includes companion web features and interactive pieces to tell more about the story and the project. It includes an interactive map showing the sites of the detention centers where prisoners were held during the Dirty War, supplemental video and photos of the project and news coverage. It also includes an interactive timeline of important events related to the Dirty War.

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Information Technology The school’s information technology team reorganized during the past year to focus on a simple, unified technical infrastructure for the school. David Alexander assumed the role of IT director in January 2010; David Whitehead became a systems specialist; and Donald Sizemore rejoined the school to perform desktop and general support. The IT team completed a migration of the school’s faculty and staff to UNC’s Microsoft Exchange e-mail and calendaring environment, and is reconfiguring internal services to use centralized campus logins for desktop access, network file storage and specialized software. Further, the team is cutting expensive licensing costs by making use of the nascent campus Virtual Computer Lab project, which makes specialized software available to school students on any networked computer — not merely in the school’s computer labs. The school’s Reese Felts Digital Newsroom features state-of-the-art Apple Macintosh student desktops, digital video editing workstations and high-speed fiber-optic data connections. The newly renovated Halls of Fame room boasts a new projection system and two touch-driven Macintosh presentation displays. The school’s Macintosh users received operating system upgrades to the latest version of OS X Snow Leopard, and four graphics labs received hardware updates during the past year. The school’s server room’s improved air conditioning allows increased server capacity, and the school purchased an additional storage array for better data backups. The University’s Information Technology Services office recently upgraded its network hardware to gigabit capacity throughout Carroll Hall, and core router upgrades on campus have limited network errors by better compartmentalizing the campus network.

Interdisciplinary Health Communication The Interdisciplinary Health Communication (IHC) program reached new levels of prominence in digital media this year. IHC certificate students took their class discussions online with a new student-run blog called “Upstream.” They envisioned the blog as a vehicle to start conversations about how to get to the source of health problems “upstream” rather than continuing to fight unsuccessfully against the current. Students are responsible for selecting topics and posting comments five days a week. Check it out at Other IHC highlights for the year: • Two graduate students earned the graduate certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Communication. Emily Brostek and Mohamed Jalloh were the first students to earn a master’s degree in public health from the Department of Health Education and Health Behavior and also the IHC certificate. • Five additional doctoral and master’s students enrolled in the IHC certificate program for a total of 15 students from four different academic units. • IHC certificate students and affiliated faculty presented research on message design and communication campaigns related to HPV vaccine, eating disorders, adolescent sexual health and health communication education at three national conferences, including the Kentucky University Conference on Health Communication, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the Centers for Disease Control’s National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media. • The school announced the launch of a new master’s in mass communication track in interdisciplinary health communication.

Paul Jones co-chaired the WWW2010 conference in Raleigh. Photos by: Maria Bielikova

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37th Frame The 37th Frame, Carolina photojournalism’s annual student-run photo contest and exhibit, features the best student work from the past year. This year’s exhibition featured single images — in spot news, general news, feature, sports action, sports feature, portrait, pictorial, illustration and photo story categories — selected from hundreds of submissions. The images were judged by a panel of professional photojournalists that included David T. Foster III of The Charlotte Observer and freelancers Nathan Clendenin ( and Travis Dove ( The following are some of the images featured in the 37th Frame exhibition. ARKASHA STEVENSON | A woman professes her innocence while being arrested for prostitution in Durham, N.C.

ANDREW JOHNSON | Sergio Bazan, one of the first surfers in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, poses at one of his favorite surf spots, Tortuga Bay.

JESSEY DEARING | Kate Gilliam, right, a UNC student, hugs Taylor Scott during an Eve Carson remembrance ceremony on the one-year anniversary of Carson’s murder.

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ALI CENGIZ | A pediatric cuddler at the UNC Children’s Hospital plays with a patient to give his mother a few minutes to relax.

JUSTIN SPINKS | Carolina Mountain Club members hold hands in an effort to encircle a giant poplar tree in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

ANTHONY HARRIS | Ashton Byrd and his fourmonth-old son, Arshawn Williams, hold Byrd’s diploma after commencement exercises at Lakeview School in Durham, N.C.

JOHN W. ADKISSON | Underinsured and uninsured patients flocked to Wise, Va., for three days in July 2010 in hopes of getting free medical treatment. MARY CATHERINE PENN | Wilmington, N.C., native and legend George Futch smiles by his shrimp and produce stand on Market Street.

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COURTNEY POTTER | Rosa Chivian, 9, is a Shuar Indian and recent amputee from deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle. Rosa undergoes rehabilitation and learns how to transcend the cultural stigma associated with her amputation.

JOHN W. ADKISSON | For six months every year, Ricky Hernandez, 33, of Santiago, Mexico, travels to Murray, Ky., to work on a tobacco farm with the hopes of providing for his wife and two sons back home. During his time at the farm, Hernandez usually works 10-12 hour days, seven days a week, constantly thinking of his family.

LAUREN FROHNE | Five Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets tackle Duke wide receiver Conner Vernon at a game in Durham, N.C.

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CAITLYN GREENE | UNC students celebrated winter’s first big snow with a snowball fight on McCorkle Place Jan. 30, 2010. The event, organized on Facebook, had more than 1,000 confirmed attendees.

JON YOUNG | Germán Alarcón Cornejo, known also as the Peruvian watercolor artist “Kinkulla,” examines a finished piece in his home in Calca, Peru.

KEVIN ZIECHMANN | A tourist takes in the view from Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery in the Catalonia region of Spain.

ARIANA VAN AKKER | A family crowds into the back of a truck on the way back from Haridwar, India, a Hindu pilgrimage site.

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M.A./J.D. Dual Degree

Latino Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina (Latijam) is a new school-wide project dedicated to promote and practice fair and competent local reporting about Latino life in North Carolina and beyond.

In conjunction with the UNC School of Law, the school offers a dual degree in media law that allows students to earn both a master’s degree and a law degree in approximately four years. This is one year less than it would ordinarily take to earn both degrees separately. The program — the only dual degree at the graduate level offered by the school — is focused for students who want to practice media law, work professionally in mass communication with a legal emphasis, or perhaps pursue doctoral studies in media law and policy.

Directed by professor Lucila Vargas, the project is carried out through a four-pillar strategy that addresses needs in distinct areas: journalism, research, curriculum, and engagement and public service. Latijam’s website,, launched in August 2010. It’s a bilingual site with four components, one for each of the project’s pillars. Through its website, Latijam publishes student-produced stories about Latinos in North Carolina. This component grew out of Carolina del Norte, an earlier school project. What is new is that Latijam publishes stories written in both English and Spanish. All stories are free to access and open to publication by other media. The core of Latijam’s curricular pillar is the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Latino Journalism and Media. This interdisciplinary program is sponsored by the school, the UNC Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and the UNC Department of English and Comparative Literature through its Latina/o Studies Minor and Program. Offered for the first time this fall, the certificate enhances students’ educational experience by preparing them to live and work in bilingual and multicultural environments. The program provides students with a knowledge base about U.S. Latinos and their media. It also equips them with translation and Spanishlanguage composition skills. Certificate students will improve their proficiency in the Spanish language as well as their ability to effectively communicate with Latino audiences. The certificate will be noted in the graduates’ transcripts, adding value to their degree and offering an advantage in the current competitive job market. Latijam’s research pillar aims to support the study of Latino journalism and media in North Carolina and the region. In addition to offering library resources and useful links, the website showcases studies on the topic that are carried out by school students and faculty. It also brings together the work of authors who, although not affiliated with the J-school, focus on journalism and media in North Carolina. Latijam also compiles a regional directory of newspapers and radio and television stations that cater to Latinos in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Historically, these states had little or no Latino population, but experienced rapid Latino population growth in the last two decades. Available free of charge through Latijam’s website, the directory has a search engine that allows users to easily locate media outlets. Through its engagement and public service pillar, Latijam produces a youth radio show in Spanish. Radio Latijam provides a means for Latino teens to play music, voice opinions, learn about topics that concern them and inform other teens. It offers valuable service-learning opportunities to both Latino youth and UNC students taking service-learning courses. Radio Latijam is among a handful of youth radio shows in North Carolina where people can hear Latino youth voices. It airs every Friday from 5–6 p.m. on WCOM LP FM 103.5, Carrboro, North Carolina’s community radio station, and is also streamed live on 2.20 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Admission to the dual degree program in media law is highly selective and requires that applicants be accepted to both the UNC gradate school and the law school. The program is designed to admit one or two students per year and currently has four students enrolled. Two of these students are pursing professional track master’s degrees along with their law degrees, and two are in the school’s mass communication track for their master’s degrees. The first two dual degree students in media law are expected to graduate in spring 2011. Recent master’s program graduate Lisa Hoppenjans (M.A. ’10) earned her law degree at Duke University while completing her master’s degree at the school and currently is clerking for a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Medical and Science Journalism Program In 2010, students in the medical and science journalism program worked on a variety of projects for North Carolina Public Television and other media. Second-year students Carrie Gann and Anne Johnson helped produce and write two television reports on alternative energy for “North Carolina Now,” UNC-TV’s news and information program. Both students also spent the summer of 2010 working on video-related activities. Gann interned at CNN’s medical news division in Atlanta. Johnson produced a YouTube video for the North Carolina Psychoanalytic Foundation that explained the uses of psychoanalysis. In fall 2010, Stephanie SoucherayGrell and Kelly Izlar entered the medical and science journalism program as first-year master’s students. In spring 2010, a documentary entitled “Environmental Heroes” aired in prime time on North Carolina Public Television. The documentary profiled three North Carolinians who made extraordinary efforts to protect the natural environment. Students in Tom Linden’s science documentary television course produced three pieces that were the centerpiece of the documentary. Linden served as executive producer along with local independent producers Blair Pollock and Jim Sander. In fall 2010, Linden, Sander, UNC-TV videographer Mike Oniffrey and UNC medical student Andrew Vanderveer completed post-production on a sequel to “Environmental Heroes” that will air on North Carolina Public Television. Also in 2010, Linden’s book, “The New York Times Reader: Health & Medicine,” was published by CQ Press as part of their Times College series. The book is a compendium of the best of the Times’ medical and health reporting, along with a primer of various genres of medical writing. The book features interviews with five Times reporters. Audrey Hill, who completed her master’s degree in spring 2010, assisted in the project.

Mentoring School alumni play an important role in students’ education and career preparation. Alumni help students make connections and learn more about their desired careers by participating in networking events, trips and online forums. Each semester, the school offers a networking trip to a major U.S. city for students to gain insights into careers and the job market. Selected students visit with professionals in their workplaces and attend a reception where they make personal connections with school alumni. During the 2010 spring break trip to New York City, students visited alumni at Ketchum, Bloomberg, The New York Times, Google, the United Nations, Sports Illustrated, CBS, Edelman, MTV, Time Inc. and other media outlets. The school hosted a reception at Brother Jimmy’s, a popular gathering place for J-school alumni. For fall break 2010, students traveled to Washington, D.C., and met with alumni at The Washington Post, Voice of America, Ogilvy Public Relations, USA Today and National Geographic, among others. A reception was held at the National Press Club. In summer 2010, the school launched a new section on the school’s website to serve as a one-stop resource for the fall and spring break trips. It includes student and alumni testimonials, frequently asked questions, student applications and alumni interest forms. Check it out at Students who participate in the networking trips pay $150 toward the cost of flights and lodging. Gifts from alumni help offset the cost, but the school is working to broaden the base of support to remove any financial obstacle for students who wish to take advantage of these trips. The school’s Journalism Alumni and Friends Association (JAFA) hosts networking and advising events for students. In November 2010, several alumni returned to the school to participate in a career fair. Professionals in a variety of fields offered perspectives about their businesses and what students should expect when entering the workforce after graduation. Students and alumni interact virtually through the school’s social networking website, J-link (

Betsy Hitt, co-owner of Peregrine Farm in Alamance County, is interviewed by UNC journalism student Courtney Harrington for a piece that appeared in a report for North Carolina Public Television. Photo by: Facundo Diego del Villar

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First Amendment Day On Sept. 30, 2010, Carolina celebrated First Amendment Day with a campus-wide, daylong event designed to celebrate the First Amendment and explore its role in the lives of Carolina students. Students and others read from banned books, sang banned music and discussed the importance of each of the rights protected by the First Amendment, the need to be tolerant when others exercise their rights, and the public university’s special role as a marketplace of ideas. First Amendment Day was organized by the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy, a collaboration between the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Law.

Philosopher and political activist Noam Chomksy signs books after a Q&A session with students during First Amendment Day.

First Amendment Day was made possible by a grant from the Liberty Tree Initiative. The Liberty Tree Initiative is an informal coalition of educators, journalists, librarians, artists and authors with a shared interest in building aware‑ ness of the First Amendment through education and information. The goal is to bring enlightening and thought-provoking programs to college campuses across the country. The Liberty Tree Initiative campus program is made possible by the support of the McCormick Foundation, the First Amendment Center, ASNE, the Newseum and the Brechner Center. Photos by: Arkasha Stevenson

UNC Center for Media Law and Policy faculty director Cathy Packer worked with students to organize First Amendment Day at Carolina.

Student-designed commemorative First Amendment Day t-shirt

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Chancellor Holden Thorp takes part in a banned book reading in the Bull’s Head Bookshop in observance of First Amendment Day.

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Multimedia The multimedia specialization prepares students for the news and information industry by integrating computer programming with storytelling. Students learn how to build websites, program in HTML and Adobe Flash, and work with content management systems. In multimedia classes, students learn the fundamentals of multimedia design, including elements of design, principles of website usability and mobile web design. Using Flash, multimedia students created immersive, interactive web experiences for Discovery Education. Multimedia students provided programming skills and created interactive graphics for UNC’s News21 project, “Powering a Nation.” Of the eight other News21 incubators, UNC’s is the only one where students do all of the programming. Several multimedia students are working in the Reese Felts Digital Newsroom that launched in fall 2010. Assistant professor Laura Ruel was asked by Carnegie-Knight Initiative leaders to conduct usability and eyetracking research on all News21 projects created during summer 2010. Recent graduates have taken jobs and internships at, and

N.C. Halls of Fame in Advertising, Journalism and Public Relations Rick Brewer, Dot Jackson, Ray Shaw (posthumous) and Larry Stogner were inducted into the N.C. Halls of Fame in Journalism and Public Relations during an April 2010 ceremony at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill. Frank Andrews and Gwendolyn Bounds received Next Generation Leadership Awards. The N.C. Halls of Fame in Advertising, Journalism and Public Relations honor individuals who have made outstanding, career-long contributions to their fields. Honorees must be native North Carolinians, or must have made a significant contribution to the state. The Next Generation Leadership Award is given by the N.C. Halls of Fame to recognize individuals who represent the next generation of leadership in their fields. Rick Brewer, a 1971 alumnus of the school, retired as Carolina’s associate athletic director in 2000 after 25 years in the athletic department. He won the 1999 Arch Ward Award, given for lifetime achievement in college sports information by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Dot Jackson was a columnist and investigative reporter for The Charlotte Observer from 1967 to 1982. She was nominated twice for a Pulitzer Prize, named the National Conservation Writer of the Year, and received an Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship. Ray Shaw ran Charlotte-based American City Business Journals for 20 years and worked for nearly 30 years with Dow Jones & Co., rising from reporter to president of the company. Larry Stogner, ABC11’s Eyewitness News anchor and multiple Emmy nominee, has served viewers in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville television market for 38 years. Frank Andrews is the president and CEO of August Jackson, an experiential communications agency he founded in Washington, D.C. He is the former vice president and general manager at Jack Morton Worldwide and a former account executive at Hill & Knowlton Asia Pacific. Gwendolyn Bounds is an author, Wall Street Journal columnist and on-air contributor to Good Morning America and CNBC. She writes, blogs and creates video content about home improvement and housing for The Wall Street Journal’s Personal Journal and Weekend sections. Her first-person essay “Amid the Ashes, Baby Carriages, Shoes, Family Photos,” which she co-authored with Kathryn Kranhold, won the 2002 Front Page Award for September 11th commentary from the Newswoman’s Club of New York. The N.C. Halls of Fame room on the first floor of Carroll Hall underwent renovation during the early months of 2010 to better showcase inductees. The six large wooden panels featuring photos of hall of famers were removed and replaced with touch screen displays.

(Left to right) Gwendolyn Bounds, Whit Shaw, Larry Stogner, Frank Andrews, Rick Brewer and Dot Jackson (front) at the 2010 N.C. Halls of Fame induction ceremony.

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The room also boasts new furniture to accommodate a variety of seating arrangements, making the space more useful for students, faculty and special events.

N.C. Scholastic Media Association

Park Library

The principal activities of the N.C. Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA) are a statewide contest and critique service for high school journalists in the spring, an annual institute in summer and regional workshops in the fall.

The Park Library was a busy, vibrant place in 2010. Undergraduate and graduate students streamed in, making use of the space for studying, working on projects in small groups, and keeping up with friends on Facebook and e-mail. Visitors were permitted to bring beverages and snacks — a popular change in the library.

In 2010, NCSMA’s fall regional workshops were held in six locations across the state — Asheville, Boone, Chapel Hill, Greenville, Charlotte and Greensboro. More than 1,000 students typically attend these statewide workshops. The summer N.C. Scholastic Media Institute provided four days of intense instruction in yearbook, newspaper, broadcast, literary magazine, design, advising and photography for students and teachers from across the state. NCSMA continues to offer summer graduate-level courses in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Funding for tuition and lodging is available to N.C. high school journalism teachers through NCSMA’s Journalism Education Fellowship Program. A new course was launched in summer 2010, “Teaching Online News in the Secondary School.” The other course, “Desktop Publishing and Design in the Secondary School,” offers instruction in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, plus design principles and teaching methods. A self-paced study course, “Journalism Education in the Secondary School,” is offered online for N.C. high school journalism teachers. Teachers may take up to nine months to complete the online course. North Carolina continues to participate in the Journalism Education Association’s Mentoring Program, which pairs retired scholastic journalism advisers with new ones in their geographic areas. Mentor Martha Rothwell, former board member of N.C. Scholastic Media Advisers Association, was awarded National Scholastic Press Association’s Pioneer Award for 2010. South Iredell High School journalist Molly Hudson was named the 2010 Rachel Rivers-Coffey North Carolina High School Journalist of the Year and was awarded a $2,000 scholarship given by the NCSMA and funded by the N.C. Press Foundation. Alternates were Olivia Nastasi of Ravenscroft High in Raleigh and Jessica Tobin of West Henderson High in Hendersonville, both winning $500 scholarships. Beth Lail, adviser at Statesville High, and Phyllis Cooper, adviser at A.C. Reynolds High in Asheville, received NCSMA’s 2010 Kay Phillips Distinguished Service Award.

Library director Stephanie Willen Brown offered a variety of patron-oriented services, teaching 39 classes to more than 600 students. Course topics ranged from using library resources for research, managing articles with the citation-management tool RefWorks, and demonstrating professional and personal uses of Twitter. Brown and her staff answered hundreds of questions from patrons, covering topics such as how to print and how to find resources on the library website. Brown conducted more than 200 appointments on using the library to support academic research. School alumna Megan Garrett ’08 joined the Park Library as a full-time assistant in March. She added hundreds of items to the catalog this summer, including books and DVDs. Browse the new book titles at The library began actively circulating items from its collection and from the University of North Carolina collection of some 6 million volumes. School students and faculty checked out 3,200 books from the Park Library last year. Brown spent the summer redesigning the library’s website — The site’s primary goal is to enhance student access to important library resources. The site saw 20,000 visitors in the past year. The library created book displays to commemorate First Amendment Day, Black History Month and P.J. O’Rourke’s Park Lecture. Additionally, Brown created signs of quotes about the First Amendment for display throughout the building to celebrate First Amendment Day. The library is active in both physical and virtual space. Brown tweets for the library at @JoMCParkLib, and the library attracts many check-ins at the locationbased Foursquare website. Photos of the library, its staff, and recent exhibits are available on the library’s Facebook site at

The Park Library serves the school’s students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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Professional Education

The photojournalism specialization provides students with skills in still photography and audio/ video gathering to tell compelling stories.

The school’s professional education program organized seminars and workshops addressing a wide range of topics.

In 2010, photojournalism students brought home third place in the Hearst Journalism Awards program’s intercollegiate photography competition. John Adkisson, Jessey Dearing, Courtney Potter and Arkasha Stevenson all placed in the competition. Adkisson placed first in the Portrait/Personality, Feature and “Personal Vision” category. In May 2010, 19 students traveled to Little Switzerland, N.C., and produced a diverse collection of stories that document life in and around the small mountain town as part of the seventh annual Carolina Photojournalism Workshop. Situated at the edge of Pisgah National Forest, the area surrounding Little Switzerland boasts scenic vistas, ancient forests, artisans and more. To view the project, visit Assistant professor Chad A. Stevens taught at the Mountain Workshops — a multimedia workshop organized by Western Kentucky University to guide mid-career photographers to produce content for a photo exhibit, several multimedia productions and a book of 100-plus pages — in October 2010. Student Caitlyn Greene earned a grant to attend the workshop in Elizabethtown, Ky., and three other photojournalism students were accepted to participate. The UNC chapter of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) hosted a sports photography workshop in November, curated the 37th Frame exhibit and continued to invite prominent visual journalists to speak as part of the PhotoNight series. PhotoNight speakers in 2010 included Brian Storm of MediaStorm and National Geographic photographer Sam Abell, among others. Photojournalism graduates and students have taken jobs and internships at the Los Angeles Times, The (Portland) Oregonian and Apple.

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“Race Beat: History and Legacy,” the 2010 Nelson Benton Lecture, featured a roundtable discussion among acclaimed reporters and editors who covered the American civil rights movement. Panelists included Hodding Carter, UNC Professor of Public Policy and former editor, Delta Democrat and Times, Greenville, Miss.; Joe Cumming, former Atlanta bureau chief, Newsweek; Moses J. Newson, former executive editor, Baltimore Afro-American, and former reporter, Tri-State Defender in Memphis; and Gene Roberts, former executive editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and former managing editor, The New York Times. Hank Klibanoff moderated the panel discussion. Klibanoff and Roberts co-authored the book “The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation,” which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007. The lecture was held in conjunction with a Southern Journalists Roundtable, the latest in a series of programs around emerging issue areas led by faculty member Ferrel Guillory. Phil Bennett, former managing editor of The Washington Post and a professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, joined students and faculty for a discussion of the challenges and ethical issues presented by the post-9/11 security environment at home and abroad. Chris Roush, director of the Carolina Business News Initiative, led “Getting Started in Business News,” a conference for university students interested in a career in business journalism. The program, which included a keynote address from Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large for Fortune magazine, was held during fall break at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. The school hosted the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s), the national trade association representing the advertising agency business in the United States, for a well-received workshop on “How to Sell Creative Work to Clients.” Other programs included the ninth annual Newspaper Academy, co-hosted by the N.C. Press Association, featuring back-to-basics sessions for reporters and editors; the annual weeklong Multimedia Bootcamp that explores the various forms of multimedia storytelling and how they work together to create a cohesive package; and the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists, a U.S. State Department initiative that brought 22 journalists from European countries to the school for a weeklong look at how journalism is practiced in the United States.

Powering a Nation Carolina journalism students are leading an experimental reporting endeavor that explores U.S. energy use and its relationship to the country’s demographics. “Powering a Nation” ( investigates the political, economic and scientific tensions behind U.S. energy through advanced reporting to engage citizens and inspire informed decision-making. The project is part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education’s News21 program.


News21 is short for News for the 21st Century: Incubators of New Ideas. It seeks to deepen the intellectual life at journalism schools and create a stronger voice for them in the news industry. A key element is to seed innovative reporting on issues in ways that attract new and younger audiences.

LAUREN FROHNE | News21 fellow Anna Carrington geared up for a tour through Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

ELENA RUE | A protester waves a Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) flag during a protest outside of Massey Energy’s annual conference.

MIKE EHRLICH | Sand bags line a Gulf island to protect it from coastal erosion and the BP oil spill.

JESSEY DEARING | The twin cooling towers at Plant Vogtle in Georgia stand 548 feet high, roughly equal to a 55-story building and taller than the Statue of Liberty.

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Public Relations

The school welcomed two new public relations faculty members — Nori Comello, who recently earned her Ph.D. from Ohio State University, and Daren Brabham, who earned his Ph.D. from the University of Utah. Comello brings a focus on health communication and identity to the program, and Brabham focuses on social media and an emerging area known as crowdsourcing. It was an award-winning year for public relations, the school’s largest specialization. Four students won the Award of Excellence in the N.C. Public Relations Society of America InSpire Awards student competition for their work encouraging participation in the 2010 census. Honored for “The Blue Print U.S. Census Awareness Campaign” were seniors Megan Sappenfield, Emily Farrar and Christina Kaemmerlen and junior Amy Dobrzynski. Assistant professors Napoleon Byars, Queenie Byars and lecturer Scott Misner were recognized for their mentorship of the team. Alumna Katherine Ducker ’01, vice president and director of Emanate agency, part of the Ketchum family, was named one of PRWeek’s “40 under 40” honorees. An honors grad at Carolina, she was among the team that founded the firm, which has clients including Bank of America and FedEx. PRWeek is an international journal that provides updates on the public relations industry through indepth features, opinion, special reports and surveys. Three students in Napoleon Byars’ crisis communication class worked on behalf of, a nonprofit affordable housing agency in Charlotte, to study the social media response to the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. Bob Page of Pagestrategy Communications in Chapel Hill helped direct the project. After the May flood in Tennessee, and government agencies used some of the strategies identified by graduating senior Lindsay Britt, and students Faye Fang and Jeff Miles, including the use of Facebook to marshal volunteer resources after a disaster. The student researchers chose the name ArchMedia Project and constructed a website to publish their findings.

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Heelprint Communications, the school’s student-run strategic communications agency serving the Chapel Hill community, completed its inaugural year with more than 65 students on staff working with four clients — York House Press, Aasha, Blinkness and Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness. The agency was an integral part of planning for the 2010 First Amendment Day. This year, the agency has a home on Franklin Street. As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, the public relations sequence hosted a Young Alum Colloquy in spring 2010, featuring sessions that brought recent alumni back to interact with current students. Panel discussions focused on career planning and typical entry-level activities. Students and alumni continue to garner topnotch jobs in the nonprofit, government, agency and corporate sectors. They have worked as press assistants and public affairs officers for Sen. Kay Hagan, Sen. Richard Burr, Sen. Bob Corker, Rep. David Price and Rep. Howard Coble; and with government agencies including the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of the Navy, Congressional Oversight Panel, the White House, the N.C. Office of the Governor and the N.C. Attorney General office. Alumni and students work at agencies including Edelman, Warshawski, Chandler Chicco, MMI Public Relations, Dera Roslan & Campion, Brotman Winter Fried Communications, French West Vaughan, Eckel & Vaughan, Capstrat and Jennings & Company. Their corporate experience has been with SAS, ExxonMobil, Progress Energy, Duke Energy, Gagosian Gallery, Time Inc., Temple St. Clair, Nordstrom, IMG Publishing and the Carolina Hurricanes. They also work with nonprofits including Rock Against Cancer, Music Maker Relief Foundation, 4OurFans, United Way of Greater Greensboro, and Institute for Philanthropy and Voluntary Service in Washington, D.C.

JAFA spring break trip By Brecken Branstrator As graduation grew closer last spring, everyone kept asking me what my plans were after school. But I had no answer for them because I had yet to find a job or even an internship in the publishing industry. And that was the main reason why the trip to New York City through the School of Journalism and Mass Communication appealed to me so much — I planned on being in NYC that summer no matter what, so it made sense to me to start meeting people early and see what would come of it. Meeting with alumni in New York City was exactly what I needed before I went out into the real world. I got to meet with many different professionals in many different areas of the magazine industry, and they were all more than willing to talk about any concerns I had. They shared their backgrounds, so I could understand their paths into the industry. Other topics ranged from duties of their current positions, the right steps to take to get a job, what it was like to live and work in the city, and even salaries I could expect. What I hoped to get was great connections, which I absolutely did get. But unexpectedly I got even more. The first night we were in the city, there was a reception to meet even more alumni. It was there that I happened to meet an alumna who had started her own communications firm and told me that she might need an intern for the summer. She gave me her card and as soon as the trip was over, I sent her an e-mail. In no time she was interviewing me and then offering me the position! I credit the New York trip with not only giving me the chance to have a perfect start in the bustling communications and media world that exists in the city and that I am still a part of, but also with helping me form relationships with professionals that I still maintain today. I truly believe these connections will help me on my journey to land a great job and achieve the success for which I worked so hard because alums are always more than willing to help a fellow Tar Heel out.


The reporting curriculum continues to support students interested in both print and online journalism, with many stories now being sent to the Reese Felts Digital Newsroom for online publication. One highlight of the year was the establishment of the Northeast Central Durham Community VOICE, a lab newspaper and website serving an inner-city Durham neighborhood. The publication is produced with guidance from Jock Lauterer and his “Community Journalism” class. The editing classes, which serve both the reporting and visual communication curricula, continue to teach students basic editing skills while preparing them with specialized training aimed at all media.

“Magazine Writing and Editing” students continued to conceive and produce concepts for magazines, working in conjunction with the “Magazine Design” class to produce slick-paper prototypes for magazines on grilling, parenting and green living, as well as a magazine for preteen girls. In the classroom, students heard from guest speakers from a wide range of news organizations, including Cosmopolitan, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Graduates in 2010 accepted jobs and internships at a variety of outlets, including InStyle, Our State and Cosmopolitan magazines, the Wilmington Star-News, the Watauga Democrat, The Arizona Republic, The Christian Science Monitor, Reuters and Bloomberg. THE LEAD | 2.29

Research Faculty and students in the school are active in research and scholarship, often collaborating with one another and with colleagues from other disciplines to explore a wide range of questions related to media and communication today. Over the past year, grant proposals were submitted to foundations, corporations and government agencies to expand the base of support for projects conducted by both faculty and students. Projects span community journalism, political communication, new media and technology, health communication, entrepreneurship and more. Activities are underway in many of these areas, and faculty continue to discuss ideas to expand them and launch new projects. The results of these projects are presented in both academic and general venues. Numerous students and faculty from the school publish in scholarly journals and attend regional and national conferences, and actively share their findings and observations in news articles, blogs and social media outlets. See the following list for many of the faculty publications in the past year.

Faculty Publications

Karl Leif Bates Bobkowski, Piotr S., and Sriram Kalyanaraman. “Effects of Online Christian Self-Disclosure on Impression Formation.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 49.3 (2010): 456–76. Boynton, Lois A. “More Evidence of Yoga’s Healing.” Chapel Hill News. August 4, 2010: 5A. Brabham, Daren C. “Bend it Like Shuster: Broadcasting Curling’s Accessibility.” Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture 12.2 (2010). Brabham, Daren C. “Bing: An Illiterate Cure for Search Overload.” Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture 11.12 (2010). Brabham, Daren C. “Moving the Crowd at Threadless — Motivations for Participation in a Crowdsourcing Application.” Information, Communication & Society. (in press). Brabham, Daren C. “The Potential of Vernacular Video for Queer Youth.“ Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture 13.1 (2010). Brabham, Daren C. “Power in Parody: Femininity 101 at RuPaul’s Drag U.” Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture 12.5 (2010). Brabham, Daren C. “Tricking the Taste Buds: Messages of Deception and Inconvenience in ‘Healthy’ Food.” Flow: A Critical Forum on

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Television and Media Culture 12.8 (2010).

Cohn. MediaStorm, 2010. Video.

Byars, Napoleon. Rev. of The Prospect of Internet Democracy by Michael Margolis. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. 87.2 (2010): 442–4.

Cloud, Bill, and Chris Roush. The Financial Writer’s Stylebook: 1,100 Business Terms Defined and Rated. Marion Street Press, 2010.

Byars, Queenie A. Rev. of Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film by Mia Mask. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. 87.2 (2010): 421–2. Carpentier, Francesca Dillman. “Innovating Radio News: Effects of Background Music Complexity on Processing and Enjoyment.” Journal of Radio & Audio Media. 17.1 (2010): 63–81. Carroll, Craig E. “Should Firms Circumvent Or Work Through the News Media?” Public Relations Review. 36.3 (2010): 278–80. Cates, Joan R., Autumn Shafer, Francesca Dillman Carpentier, Paul L. Reiter, Noel T. Brewer, Annie-Laurie McRee, and Jennifer S. Smith. “How Parents Hear about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Implications for Uptake.” Journal of Adolescent Health. 47.3 (2010): 305–8. Cato, Mackenzie, and Francesca Dillman Carpentier. “Conceptualizations of Female Empowerment and Enjoyment of Sexualized Characters in Reality Television.” Mass Communication & Society. 13.3 (2010): 270–88. Leveling Appalachia. Dir. Chad A. Stevens. Prod. Brian Storm, Chad A. Stevens, and Roger

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Lacy, Stephen, Margaret Duffy, Daniel Riffe, Esther Thorson, and Ken Fleming. “Citizen Journalism Web Sites Complement Newspapers.” Newspaper Research Journal. 31.2 (2010): 34–46.

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Reiter, Paul L., Joan R. Cates, Annie-Laurie McRee, Sami L. Gottlieb, Autumn Shafer, Jennifer S. Smith, and Noel T. Brewer. “Statewide HPV Vaccine Initiation Among Adolescent Females in North Carolina.” Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 37.9 (2010): 549–56.

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Sports Communication The sports communication program, now in its sixth year, is designed to bring all programs in the school together to look at the world of sports media. The program consists of three courses covering ethics, marketing and general sports communication. Students have worked with senior executives from the Florida Marlins, Detroit Pistons and Miami Dolphins. They have conducted ethics forums on college football, youth sports, sports reporting and the steroid controversy with senior officials and experts who have visited classrooms to discuss issues based on student research.

(Below) Product display of student-developed concepts for Workroom client Vietri

(Above) Workroom students on a visit to New York City

Guest speakers have included Miami Heat executive vice president Kim Stone, former Carolina basketball coach Bill Guthridge and Travis Tygart, CEO and general manager of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Sports communication students have landed jobs at ESPN, Nike, Onsport consulting, the Carolina Panthers and the Baltimore Ravens. Many students also enter the program without any direct vocational goals.


When advertising students expressed a need to better understand the scope of the creative industry, assistant professor Dana McMahan started thinking. Could a single project create access to the professionals working in the industry, not just as guest speakers, but as collaborators, advocates and advisers in a handson environment? And could that project combine photography, advertising, art direction, production and product development allowing students to apply skills and expand their portfolio at the same time? The answer is a resounding yes. Workroom, an innovative creative incubator, challenges students to design, develop and promote a new product line for a multi-national client.

Workroom has its own life force...There are no limits to what a creative mind can do.

The project, which takes a full school year to complete, focuses on design inspiration, artistic development and market understanding while introducing students to the people and places that move the industry.

Vietri, a $10 million lifestyle design firm specializing in Italian tableware signed on as the inaugural client and gave the Workroom group free reign to vision a new concept for the brand. The task was to make the elegant home designs that Vietri develops and manufactures work as wearable fashion. Twelve students took on the initiative to design and produce a line of Vietri-branded canvas sneakers, complete with working samples, fashion photography and promotional advertising. Along the way, students interacted with artists, creative directors and marketing executives to bring their ideas to life. “Workroom has its own life force,” said McMahan. “The students are so energized by the concept, and they work with people who have real passion for what they do. Students need to see creative work in action and be aware that the fast-paced world of media, art and design is very large and diverse. There are no limits to what a creative mind can do.” The 2009–10 Workroom team included Jake Camp, Anqi Li, Daniel Chen, Cody Pate, Caroline Saunders, Brianne Daberio, Samantha Brody, Matthew Koester, Melissa Withorn and Atembe Fonge.

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“The Race Beat” with civil rights


movement reporters and editors

2010 Calendar

January – May Alumna Susan Sidebottom’s photography exhibit “On the Edge,” which documents Charlotte’s working poor, displayed in the school. Jan. 19 Professor emeritus Tom Bowers presented “Consecrated to the Common Good: One Hundred Years of Journalism at UNC” at a General Alumni Association event in Atlanta. Jan. 22 The UNC Center for Media Law and Policy co-sponsored a symposium on reader privacy in the digital age entitled “Reader Privacy: Should Library Privacy Standards Apply in the Digital World?” Jan. 26 Travis Dove, freelance photographer and 2007 College Photographer of the Year, spoke as part of the school’s PhotoNight program.

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Jan. 28 Ford Risley, associate professor in the Penn State College of Communications, delivered a talk entitled “Abolition and the Press: The Moral Struggle Against Slavery” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. Feb. 16 Roundtable discussion with Phil Bennett, former managing editor of The Washington Post. Brian Storm, president of multimedia production studio MediaStorm, spoke as part of the school’s PhotoNight program. Feb. 18 W. Wat Hopkins, professor in the Virginia Tech Department of Communication and spring 2010 Roy H. Park Distinguished Visiting Professor, delivered a talk entitled “When Does F*** Not Mean F***?: FCC v. Fox Television Stations and a Call for Protecting Emotive Speech” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series.

Feb. 18 “The Prep School Negro”— produced by J-school alumna and board of adviser member Barb Lee — screened at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the Global Education Center on the UNC campus. Feb. 24 Xinshu Zhao, former school professor and dean of the Hong Kong Baptist University School of Communication, delivered a talk entitled “Reconsidering Baron and Kenny: Myths and Truths about Mediation Analysis” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. Feb. 27 Carolina Association of Black Journalists held its minority high school journalism program. March 4 Penny Abernathy, Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics in the school, delivered a talk entitled “Surveying the Economic Forces of ‘Creative Destruction’ Assaulting Media (And Exploring Paths for Potential Rejuvenation of Traditional News Organizations)” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series.

March 11 The school hosted alumni and friends for a reception at Brother Jimmy’s in New York City. March 11–13 Students traveled to New York City to meet with alumni for the school’s spring break networking trip. March 11–13 The school hosted the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2010 Southeast Colloquium. March 12 Ph.D. Alumni Association held a reunion in Gerrard Hall during the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium. March 19 Alumni spoke to students about careers in public relations at the Young Alums Colloquy in Carroll Hall. March 22–23 Steve Reiss of The Washington Post visited classes as a Hearst Visiting Professional.

March 23 The husband and wife photography team of Jenn Ackerman and Tim Gruber spoke as part the school’s PhotoNight program. March 25 Stephen Lacy, professor in the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences, delivered a talk entitled “Value and the Economics of Local News” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. March 29 Karen Parker, the first black female undergraduate at UNC, delivered the talk “Activism and Professionalism” as the first installment of the Carolina Association of Black Journalists lecture series, sponsored by the Hearst Visiting Professionals program.

April 5 Tony Deifell, author of “The Big Thaw,” spoke to faculty, staff and students about the new media landscape. April 7 The American Association of Advertising Agencies held the “How to Sell Creative” workshop in the school’s Freedom Forum Conference Center. April 8–9 Spring board of advisers meeting. April 9 P.J. O’Rourke, author and political satirist, delivered the 21st Roy H. Park Distinguished Lecture. April 11 Dot Jackson, Ray Shaw and Larry Stogner were inducted into the N.C. Hall of Fame in Journalism. Rick Brewer was inducted into the N.C. Hall of Fame in Public Relations. Frank Andrews and Gwendolyn Bounds were honored with Next Generation Leadership Awards during a ceremony at the Carolina Inn.

April 15 Hart Blanton, associate professor in the University of Connecticut Department of Psychology, delivered a talk entitled “Punishing Difference and Rewarding Diversity: A Deviance Regulation Analysis of Social Structure” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. April 20 Dwight Teeter, professor in the University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media, delivered a talk entitled “Name-Calling and Christian Anxiety: Contrasting Themes in the Pre-Civil War Press” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. April 20 The school hosted a reception celebrating the opening of “37th Frame: The Best of Carolina Photojournalism.” April 20 Sam Abell, longtime National Geographic photographer, spoke as part of the school’s PhotoNight program.

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April 26 The school held its scholarships and awards ceremony. April 26–30 The school partnered with several organ‑ izations to co-sponsor the 2010 World Wide Web Conference (WWW2010) in Raleigh. The event attracted researchers, developers, users and commercial ventures to discuss the future direction of the Internet. April 29 Javed Mostafa, associate professor in the UNC School of Information and Library Science and Biomedical Research and Imaging Center, delivered a talk entitled “Consumer Health Information Searching: Interface Design and Personalization Techniques” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. The school partnered with the N.C. Press Association to host and co-sponsor the ninth annual Newspaper Academy, a daylong, mid-career workshop.

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May 9 Spring commencement. May 12 Tom Bowers spoke at the UNC General Alumni Associationsponsored “The Past, Present and Future of Journalism in North Carolina: An Evening with Professor Emeritus Tom Bowers and Jordy Whichard ’79” at the Greenville (N.C.) Museum of Art. May 23–29 The school hosted the Multimedia Bootcamp workshop designed for professional journalists who want to explore the various forms of multimedia storytelling and how they work together to create a cohesive package. June 14–17 The school hosted the N.C. Scholastic Media Institute for high school students and teachers. July 6–16 The N.C. Scholastic Media Association held courses designed to help high school journalism teachers and advisers teach online news, desktop publishing and design.

July 11–17 The school hosted the Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media for talented high school students from diverse backgrounds for an intensive one-week summer workshop.

Sept. 15 Josh Silver, president and CEO of Free Press, gave the free, public lecture “New rules for the media? A look at government policy in 2010” sponsored by the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy.

Aug. 5 Issam Suleiman Mousa, professor in the Department of Mass Communication at the Middle East University for Graduate Studies in Amman, Jordan, visited with Louise Spieler, the school’s associate dean for professional education and strategic initiatives.

Sept. 16 Betty Winfield, Park Visiting Professor at UNC and professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, delivered a talk entitled “The Past is Never Past…” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series.

Aug. 23 New student convocation. Aug. 23 – Dec. 20 Ken Heyman’s “Being Human” photo exhibit displayed on the first and second floors of Carroll Hall. Sept. 1 Photographers Ed Kashi and Julie Winokur speak as part of the school’s PhotoNight series.

Sept. 20 Rob Gifford, NPR’s Shanghai correspondent, gave the lecture “China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power” at the FedEx Global Education Center on the UNC campus. The school cosponsored the event.
 Sept. 20–21 Jeff Eisenberg, an advertising manager at Google specializing in digital marketing campaigns, visited classes in the school.

Sept. 21–22 Tom Hudson, co-anchor of “Nightly Business Report” on PBS stations across the country, visited classes in the school. Sept. 22 Matthew Winkler, Bloomberg editor-inchief, gave the lecture “FOIA & The Wall Street Bailout.” Sept. 23 Greene-Waters HD News Center dedication luncheon and ceremony. Mark West, professor of mass communication at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, delivered a talk entitled “Why Do People Believe Stupid Things — or Believe Anything at All? Knowing, Believing and Know-nothings: Risk Perceptions, the Spatiality of Knowledge and Mass Communication Research” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. Sept. 23–24 Fall board of advisers meeting. Sept. 28 Photographer Donn Young spoke as part of the school’s PhotoNight series.

Sept. 30 The UNC Center for Media Law and Policy and the Campus Y sponsored the second annual, campus-wide First Amendment Day to celebrate the First Amendment and explore its role in the lives of Carolina students. Seth Noar, associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Kentucky, delivered a talk entitled “Harnessing the Power of Interactive Health Communication Applications for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention” as part of the Mary Junck Research Colloquium Series. Oct. 6 FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn visited the school and met with faculty and students to discuss the past decade of American media and what the future might hold. Clyburn’s visit was sponsored by the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy. Oct. 8 Dean Jean Folkerts announced to faculty and staff that she will step down June 30, 2011.

First Amendment Law Review Symposium keynote address by Floyd Abrams cosponsored by the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy. Oct. 14 JOMC Foundation board meeting. The school hosted “The Race Beat: History and Legacy”— a panel discussion with acclaimed reporters and editors who covered the American civil rights movement — as part of the Nelson Benton Lecture Series. Oct. 14–15 The school hosted the Southern Journalists Roundtable — a symposium examining the coverage of the civil rights movement and its lesson for today’s journalists, with discussion of the role of journalism in the American civil rights era, and an examination of contemporary race-related issues and current social conditions. Oct. 21 The school hosted alumni and friends for a reception at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Oct. 21–23 The school organized the College Business Journalism Consortium, a three-day conference held in New York involving 58 journalism students from 15 institutions around the country. Oct. 21–23 Students traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with alumni for the school’s fall break networking trip. Oct. 28 – Nov. 2 The school hosted 22 European journalists for the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists, sponsored by the U.S. State Department. Oct. 30 The school hosted alumni for a homecoming open house in Carroll Hall. Nov. 5 UNC alumnus and former New York Times food writer Frank Bruni gave a free, public lecture at the school. Nov. 11 Ron Tamborini, professor in the Department of Communication at Michigan State University, delivered a talk as part of the school’s Mary Junck Research Colloquium series. Dec. 19 Fall commencement.

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Being Human: The Photos of Life Magazine Photographer Ken Heyman

A photography exhibit at the J-school in 2010 featured portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, Elizabeth Taylor and Robert Frost. The portraits were part of the “Being Human” exhibit of 81 photos by former Life magazine photographer, Ken Heyman, that was on display at the school for the fall semester. The free, public exhibit was organized by the school’s Park Library and displayed on Carroll Hall’s first and second floors. Heyman shot more than 150 assignments for Life, authored 54 books and was a founding member of the International Center for Photography. He collaborated for more than 20 years with anthropologist Margaret Mead, traveling to more than 60 countries and co-authoring two books with her, including the Pulitzer Prize-nominated “Family” in 1965.

“Not everyone knows Heyman’s name, but they might recognize his work,” said Jean Folkerts, dean of the school. “Heyman created iconic images, and through them he told important stories. I’m glad we could share those stories with all who visit the school.” The retrospective exhibit, which came to the journalism school from CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y., with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, celebrates Heyman’s vision and presents selections from his early journalistic and anthropological work. It has received enthusiastic response and critical acclaim for Heyman’s ability to interpret sensitively the human condition. Heyman’s work had been shown previously at CEPA Gallery, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, Hallmark Gallery, International Center for Photography, Zabriskie Gallery and American Museum of Natural History, among other locations.

FCC commissioner Clyburn visits Carolina’s journalism school FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn met with J-school faculty and students in October 2010 to discuss the past decade of American media and what the future might hold. Clyburn said she came to Chapel Hill in an effort to hear voices she wouldn’t hear in Washington, D.C. Clyburn also visited

Clyburn said she came to Chapel Hill in an effort to hear voices she wouldn’t hear in Washington, D.C.

WRAL-TV in Raleigh. Clyburn’s visit to Chapel Hill was sponsored by the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy, a collaboration between the UNC journalism and law schools. The center is a forum for study and debate about the important media law and policy issues facing North Carolina and the nation. Five UNC journalism professors and four graduate students talked with Clyburn about their research and professional experiences related to topics including the near collapse of metropolitan daily newspapers and the increased use of online contracts to regulate behavior on the Internet.

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AEJMC Southeast Colloquium The school hosted the 2010 Southeast Colloquium for the Association for Education in Journalism in Mass Communication, March 11–13, in Carroll Hall. The event marked the 35th anniversary of the colloquium. Miriam Nisbet, director of the Office of Government Information Services at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, delivered the keynote address at the colloquium lunch, Friday, March 12. Associate professor Michael Hoefges organized the event that had more than 125 attendees presenting more than 70 papers and participating in panel discussions. The school boasted nine faculty members, nine alumni and three students serving as moderators and discussants; nine papers authored by alumni; and nine papers authored by current master’s and doctoral students.

communication is increasingly controlled

relevant for her because she is a former

that policy decisions are crucial in the early

not by government but by online contracts.

newspaper publisher. She understands the

stages of technology development. “This

He said that Internet users routinely click

media business.”

period for the Internet is analogous to the

to agree to the terms of those contracts

early days of radio, when that industry

without reading them, not realizing that

international communications by radio,

was in chaos,” she said. “Policy decisions

they are legally binding in most cases.

television, wire, satellite and cable. The

Jean Folkerts, dean of the school, said

shaped the broad outlines of commercial

Penny Abernathy, the school’s Knight

The FCC regulates interstate and

FCC’s jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the

and public radio, and the decisions to be

Chair in Journalism and Digital Media

District of Columbia and U.S. possessions.

made by the FCC and others are shaping

Economics, described her work helping

Clyburn is one of five commissioners who

the broad outlines of the Internet.”

three small N.C. newspapers develop

direct the FCC.

viable business models for the digital age.

Clyburn began her term at the FCC in

suggested that fewer reporters working

She told Clyburn that a lack of broadband

August 2009. Prior to that, she served for

for metropolitan newspapers could

penetration in some small towns is

11 years as the representative of South

severely diminish public knowledge about

hampering the efforts of newspapers in

Carolina’s sixth district on the Public

the workings of government. He said

those towns to develop profitable websites.

Service Commission (PSC). Before

Faculty member Ferrel Guillory

newspapers still do investigative reporting,

“We appreciated the opportunity to

joining the PSC, she was the publisher

but that more governing occurs without

share our expertise with Commissioner

and general manager for 14 years of The

a reporter in the room. “Newspaper

Clyburn because she is in a position to

Coastal Times, a Charleston-based weekly

watchdogs still bark, but they spend less

help determine the future of the American

newspaper that focused primarily on

time just watching,” he said. “The country

media,” said Cathy Packer, a journalism

issues affecting the African-American

needs watchdogs who just watch, as well as

professor and faculty director of the UNC

community. She owned and operated the

those who bark.”

media law center. “The commissioner

family-founded newspaper following her

asked questions and was clearly engaged.

graduation from the University of South

I think the meeting was especially

Carolina, where she earned a bachelor’s

Doctoral student Woodrow Hartzog advised the commissioner that Internet

degree in banking, finance and economics.

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“The Race Beat” with civil rights movement reporters and editors The J-school hosted an October 2010 panel

as chief war correspondent in South Vietnam for

discussion in Carroll Hall with acclaimed reporters

The New York Times. In 1972, Roberts became

and editors who covered the American civil

the executive editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer.

rights movement.

During his 18 years there, his staff won 17 Pulitzer

“The Race Beat: History and Legacy” was part of the Nelson Benton Lecture Series at the school. The event featured the co-authors of the

Prizes. In 1991, he began teaching journalism courses at the University of Maryland and — except for a three-year hiatus to work as managing editor

Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The Race Beat,”

of The New York Times — remained there until

Hank Klibanoff and Gene Roberts. Klibanoff,

his recent retirement. He is a member of the N.C.

former managing editor of the Atlanta Journal-

Journalism Hall of Fame, which is housed in the

Constitution and former deputy managing editor


of The Philadelphia Inquirer, moderated the panel.

Carter began as a reporter for the Delta Democrat

Roberts, former editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer

Times, where he stayed for 18 years, rising to

and former managing editor of The New York

managing editor and associate publisher. He has

Times, was a panelist.

worked on presidential campaigns for Lyndon B.

The other panelists were Hodding Carter, UNC professor of public policy and former editor of

Johnson and Jimmy Carter. He also was assistant secretary of state for public affairs and State

the Delta Democrat Times

Department spokesman under President Carter.

(Greenville, Miss.); Joe

He went on to become a television commentator,

Cumming, former Atlanta

working for ABC, BBC, CNN and PBS. He is a

bureau chief for Newsweek;

four-time Emmy winner and winner of the Edward

and Moses J. Newson,

R. Murrow Award. He was a Washington opinion

former executive editor of

columnist for The Wall Street Journal and has been

the Baltimore Afro-American

a frequent contributor to The New York Times and

and former reporter at the

The Washington Post. He is a former president and

Tri-State Defender in

chief executive officer of the Knight Foundation.

Memphis, Tenn.

Since 2006, Carter has been the University Professor

Klibanoff began his reporting career in 1972 in Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss., at The Daily Herald. After

of Leadership and Public Policy at UNC. Cumming started his career in journalism in

reporting for the Delta Democrat Times and The

1957, joining Newsweek’s Atlanta bureau during the

Boston Globe, he moved to The Philadelphia

civil rights movement. He was the southern bureau

Inquirer in 1982, later becoming deputy managing

chief for the magazine for 22 years. His work has

editor. He was a fellow at the Freedom Forum’s

appeared in Esquire, Southern Voices, Harper’s,

Media Studies Center at Columbia University and

Chattahoochee Review, Atlanta Magazine and the

taught a course in journalism at the University of

Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His book “Bylines”

Pennsylvania for six years. He joined the Atlanta

is a collection of freelance articles. Cumming left

Journal-Constitution as a managing editor in 2002,

Newsweek in 1979 and spent the remainder of his

stepping down in 2008. In 2007, he won the Pulitzer

career teaching at West Georgia College.

Prize, along with Roberts, for “The Race Beat.” He

Newson was a reporter and city editor for the Tri-

recently joined the faculty at Emory University as

State Defender in Memphis from 1952–57. He went

the James M. Cox Jr. Professor of Journalism.

on to the Afro-American newspaper in Baltimore,

Roberts grew up in North Carolina, where

where he became executive editor. From 1978–95, he

he was a reporter with the Goldsboro News-

was a public affairs specialist at the U.S. Department

Argus and a reporter and editor with The News

of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.

& Observer. In 1965, he joined The New York

He co-authored “Fighting for Fairness: The Life

Times where he served as chief southern and civil

Story of Hall of Fame Sportswriter Sam Lacy” in

rights correspondent. As a civil rights reporter in

1998. Newson was inducted into the Hall of Fame of

the 1960 s, Roberts covered uprisings in Detroit,

the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Press

Newark, Cincinnati, the Ybor City district in

Association in 2008.

Tampa, Fla., and Waterloo, Iowa. He also served

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who what when where how Carroll Hall


University of North Carolina


at Chapel Hill Little Switzerland Stories




International Reporting Course


Now What Argentina?


Alumni Locations


J-school dedicates HD studio


with major gift from Capitol Broadcasting

Carroll Hall The school is housed in Carroll Hall, located off the historic Polk Place quad near the center of the University of North Carolina’s campus. The school continues to invest in facilities improvements to provide the space and equipment needed to train the leaders of the next generation of journalists and media professionals.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Carroll Hall features state-of-the-art classrooms, labs and facilities for media production. The school is also home to the Roy H. Park Library, the Charles Kuralt Learning Center and the N.C. Halls of Fame in Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations.

(Photo by Dan Sears)

The Pulitzer Prize won by alumnus Horace Carter and his Tabor City Tribune in 1953 for meritorious public service after the newspaper’s campaign against the Ku Klux Klan is displayed in Carroll Hall just outside of the Halls of Fame room.

The school transformed room 11 on its ground floor into the Reese Felts Digital Newsroom, a newsroom where students work with faculty to produce and distribute news for a variety of audiences. The newsroom and its publications also function as a research center to study audiences and communities that form around the news. The newsroom and a refitted adjacent computer facility create a hub equipped for students in every specialization taught in the school — reporting, editing and design, broadcasting, photojournalism, multimedia, advertising and public relations. With a $400,000 gift the Capitol Broadcasting Co./WRAL Fund at the Triangle Community Foundation, the school dedicated its newly converted high definition television studio for two long-time CBC executives — John Greene and Ben Waters. The N.C. Halls of Fame room on the first floor was renovated to better showcase its members. Six large wooden panels displaying photos of Hall of Fame inductees were removed and replaced with two touch screen displays. New furniture allows for a variety of seating arrangements, making the room more useful for students, faculty and special events. The school opened a space adjacent to campus on Franklin Street as a classroom and newsroom for reporting students. The school also provides office space to Heelprint Communications — a strategic communications agency run completely by students in the school — at the Franklin Street location.

(Photo by Dan Sears)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill serves as an educational and economic beacon for the people of North Carolina and beyond. Carolina’s 729-acre central campus is among the most beautiful in the nation. Chartered in 1789, Carolina was the first state university to open its doors when Hinton James became the University’s first student in 1795. It is the only public university in the nation that awarded degrees to students in the 18th century. Chapel Hill is a college town of more than 51,000 residents in the center of the state. Its main avenue, Franklin Street, borders campus and features shops, restaurants, movie theaters and houses of worship. In town are historic districts, a museum, a library, parks, malls, hiking and biking trails, and many recreational facilities. Chapel Hill and the cities of Durham and Raleigh form the boundary of the Research Triangle. Several national publications publish rankings that list Carolina prominently in categories ranging from academic quality to affordability to diversity to engagement to international presence. Carolina is first among the 100 best U.S. public colleges and universities that offer the best combination of top-flight academics and affordable costs as ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. Carolina has been first in every one of Kiplinger’s periodic surveys since they began in 1998. U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Colleges” edition ranked Carolina the fifth best public university for the ninth consecutive year.

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Little Switzerland Stories

In May 2010, 19 Carolina J-school students worked for seven days to produce a diverse collection of stories that document life in and around the small mountain town of Little Switzerland, N.C. The base camp for the seventh annual Carolina Photojournalism Workshop was Wild Acres, a beautiful retreat located on Pompey’s Knob, a mountain just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at an altitude of 3,300 feet. From a makeshift newsroom, students could see for miles out over the Blue Ridge Mountains, with many of the highest peaks in the eastern U.S. within view. On the first night students drew story ideas out of a hat and for the next six days they worked to produce finished stories. The workshop concluded with an impromptu viewing party for producers, story participants and the community.

The Carolina Photojournalism Workshop was founded in 2004. Each year a group of UNC multimedia students travel to a different part of the state to produce a documentary website. Over the years, the workshop has become an indispensable learning experience for students. There are no distractions; students work from dawn to dusk with some of the finest professionals in the industry, pushing themselves and their colleagues to become better journalists. Past workshops have been honored by the Webby Awards, National Press Photographer’s Association, College Photographer of the Year, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, Horizon Interactive Awards and the Society for News Design. Explore Little Switzerland Stories at

MARGARET CHEATHAM WILLIAMS | “At Home with the Quirks”— one of the 19 stories in the Little Switzerland project — was produced by Margaret Cheatham Williams. The story is about Natalie Quirk, farm manager of Mountain Farm, in Burnsville, N.C. Quirk, who has a history of abuse, obesity and drug use, moved to the farm with her husband, Chaz, to work and regain her health. She credits the animals at the farm in part for her recovery. THE LEAD | 4.03

International The school is engaged globally with international partnerships in China, Mexico, Argentina, Spain and other nations across the world. New European partnerships are being developed, and the school is establishing stronger ties in South America, South Africa and the Middle East. The school is centralizing its study abroad and international research opportunities to make them accessible to more students and faculty. Previously, most of the school’s considerable international programs were the products of the individual professors sponsoring them. A grant from the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education is funding a new staff position in the school to organize and promote additional international opportunities. In summer 2010, in partnership with faculty and students from Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina in Buenos Aires, associate professor Pat Davison took more than 20 students to Argentina to investigate the lasting effect of the 2001 economic collapse the nation experienced. The result was a comprehensive photo and video portfolio and a multimedia website ( The project is part of the school’s ongoing partnership with the Argentina university that includes student study abroad exchanges and other faculty partnerships. Two students lived in Beijing and interned for in 2010 as part of an ongoing exchange program with the news organization. As part of the exchange, two representatives from the China International Information Center spend a semester at the school each year. In August 2010, nine international scholars arrived as visiting scholars, an initiative organized by Richard Cole, the John Thomas Kerr Jr. Distinguished Professor. This year’s group includes professors, other academic instructors and professional journalists from China, South Korea, Finland and India. The scholars learn about journalism in the U.S. by sitting in on classes. Many serve as guest speakers in classes and work with UNC professors. In October 2010, the school hosted a group of English-speaking Europeans as part of the U.S. State Department’s Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. The journalists’ visit marked the school’s fifth consecutive year participating in the program. The group spent a full day visiting media organizations in the Triangle, including The News & Observer, WRAL-TV and WUNC. They also spent two days on campus participating in roundtable and panel discussions, listening to lectures, and getting a taste of an American election day by visiting local polling stations and talking to local political reporters about the current election cycle. Associate dean for professional education and strategic initiatives Louise Spieler and senior associate dean Dulcie Straughan visited City University in London in fall 2010 to explore a student exchange program with the school that is planned to start in fall 2011. During the spring 2010 semester, school students participated in a virtual course taught by two professors at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. The course was the only class at UNC taught by video link between the U.S. and another country. During the fall 2010 semester, an international reporting class was taught by international correspondent David Zucchino.

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International Reporting Course In fall 2010, the school offered an international reporting class to give students an inside look at the life of a foreign correspondent. Los Angeles Times international correspondent and J-school alumnus David Zucchino taught the course. For the course, 10 students each selected a country, region or international topic of interest to study. They wrote weekly reports on those topics, interviewing sources in governments, think tanks, advocacy organizations and universities in the U.S. and overseas. Among the areas of interest students selected were refugees, human rights, press freedom, democracy movements, South Asia, Europe and Africa. Students wrote stories about remittances by foreign workers, interviewing Mexican workers in Carrboro; about an orphaned Ugandan teenager who managed to attend school on a scholarship while caring for an infant; and about a Venezuelan youth music program that has made inroads in Durham, N.C. Other stories focused on the leadership transition in North Korea, a deadly computer virus that attacked Iran’s nuclear program, the likelihood of Sudan disintegrating, the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and labor strife in South Africa. Guest speakers included U.S. Army public affairs specialists who deal with international journalists in southern Afghanistan under combat conditions and international journalists and photojournalists. Zucchino has reported from more than 20 countries and has been based in Beirut, Jerusalem, Nairobi and Johannesburg. He now covers the war in Afghanistan, and the class interviewed U.S. soldiers there by video link. In 1989, while working for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Zucchino won the Pulitzer Prize for his nine-part series “Being Black in South Africa.” He was also a finalist for the award in 1983, 1995 and 2004.

Now What Argentina? In October 2010, Carolina J-school students released “Now What Argentina?” — a collection of multimedia stories about life in Buenos Aires nearly a decade after the most devastating economic crisis in Argentina’s history. In 2001, Argentina’s economy collapsed, leading to deep economic and social disruption. “Now What Argentina?” explores the history of this crisis, the adaptations of the people and the enduring Argentinean culture. The site’s debut followed a month-long foreign reporting assignment in which UNC journalism students collaborated with Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina journalism students to produce a multimedia website detailing the lingering effects of the country’s economic crash. This project not only raises awareness of Argentina’s struggles to a broad international audience but also illuminates the financial crises that are currently challenging people around the globe. The students, guided by faculty and professional journalists, used photos, audio, video, 360º panoramic photos, information graphics and design to examine the lasting effects of the 2001 economic collapse. The stories range from political violence and drug addiction to tango and soccer, and much more. View the project at

ANDREW DYE | The Madres Contra el Paco hold a rally in July 2010 to combat Paco, a highly addictive drug that has been tearing through the poorest parts of Buenos Aires. The United Nations reported that Paco use in Argentina rose by 200 percent between 2005 and 2007.

CATHERINE ORR | The underground theater of Buenos Aires affords actor Pablo Mikozzi, seen smoking backstage, the opportunity to create freely, away from the constraints of commercial theater.

KATHERINE VANCE | A mother and daughter look through newspaper articles concerning the murder of their husband and father amid the political violence on Dec. 20, 2001.

BRITTANY PETERSON | The Fernandez brothers wait to play Pato, a 400-year-old game of throwing a ball into a hoop while riding horseback. It is the national sport of Argentina.

THE LEAD | 4.05

MARY CATHERINE PENN | After the financial crisis in 2001, graffiti artists came together to ease the negativity in Buenos Aires and to begin to “rebuild� the community by painting murals.

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CRISTINA FLETES | Argentine tango and the related tourism industry experienced a period of growth after the 2001 financial crisis. With decreased prices, Buenos Aires quickly became a hot spot for tourists looking for tango at clubs and restaurants like Madero Tango, which features nightly tango shows.

CATHERINE ORR | Underground theaters can be found throughout Buenos Aires. They are quirky, unpredictable and important to the art and culture of the city.

KAITLIN MCKEOWN | Members of the piquetero movement confront police during a protest. The movement is a backlash to privatization and unemployment in Argentina. 4.07 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

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THE LEAD | 4.09


J-school dedicates HD studio with major gift from Capitol Broadcasting The J-school announced in September 2010 that a

Carolina’s broadcast program has placed in the

$400,000 gift named the school’s newly converted

top three in the Hearst Journalism Awards — known

high definition television studio for two long-time

as the Pulitzers of collegiate journalism — every

Capitol Broadcasting Co. (CBC) executives.

year since 2005 and has taken the top spot twice. A

The gift from the CBC/WRAL Fund at the

second-place finish in the broadcast competition

Triangle Community Foundation honored John

this year helped the UNC journalism to the overall

Greene and Ben Waters. Greene retired this year

championship in the Hearst Awards.

as the company’s vice president for special projects,

“Jim Goodmon is a visionary in the broadcasting

and Waters is a former vice president who died

industry,” said Jean Folkerts, dean of the journalism

in 2008.

school. “We’re grateful that he is extending that

The gift funded an upgrade of the school’s

vision to our student broadcasters and helping

teaching studio and field equipment with high

ensure that they are prepared to enter the profession

definition cameras and control room equipment.

in the age of high definition.”

CBC — which developed the nation’s first HDTV

Greene became station manager of CBC’s

station, WRAL-HD, in 1996 – provided engineering

WRAL-TV in 1976. He was named senior vice

expertise and support during the transition.

president in 1984. He originally retired in 1990

“We want to invest in the future of broadcast

and taught broadcast journalism at UNC before

journalism,” said Jim Goodmon, CBC’s president

returning to CBC in 1994 as vice president for

and CEO. “This gift honors two longtime friends

special projects. In that role, he managed the

and colleagues for their contributions to the field

development of WRAL-HD.

of broadcasting.” The journalism school dedicated the Greene-

Waters joined CBC in 1977 as WRAL-TV’s news director, and he was promoted to corporate director

Waters HD News Center at a ceremony in the

of special projects in 1980. He retired in 2003 as vice

Carroll Hall studio where broadcast students

president of administration. Waters was a former

produce the Carolina Week television newscast

president of the N.C. Associated Press Broadcasters

and the Carolina Connection radio show.

Association, and a former board member for the Radio Television News Directors Association.

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who what when where how Fiscal Year Giving History


Donors to the School


Charles Gerrard Society


Carolina J-school sets


fundraising record

Fiscal Year Giving History






$2.8 Million

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Donors to the School

July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010 The honor roll below recognizes contributors to the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the school’s foundation from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. Bold type identifies Dean’s Circle donors — individuals who have contributed $1,000 or more and organizations that have contributed $5,000 or more this fiscal year. Alumni who graduated in the last 10 years qualify for Dean’s Circle membership at reduced levels. Donors give generously, empowering the school’s faculty and students to excel in their teaching, research and service missions. Adams Jacobson Endowment Charles Patrick Adams Jr. and Jamie Susan Jacobson

Peggy Allen Internship Robert Kenyon Ripley Jr. and Vickie Corbett Ripley

Advertising Allen Marshall Bosworth IV C. Brandon Cooke Susan Fowler Credle Ben L. Fisher Richard Lingham Fisher David Anthony Mataranglo LeAnn Wilson McGuire Michael Lindsay Sewell and Gail Williams Sewell Paul Eugene Starkey Kimberly Bridges Stephens William Daniel Wester Jr.

Phillip Alston Scholarship Joel King Bourne and Edith Winslow Bourne

The Advertising Women of NY Scholarship Advertising Women of New York Foundation Floyd Alford Jr. Scholarship Julia W. Alford

The William G. Arey Jr. International Communications Scholarship Jean Getman Arey In Memory of Roy Attaway Charlie Adams and Jamie Jacobson Phyllis Beattie Louisa Beckett Janet Blauvelt Boston University Mechanical Engineering Department Boston University School of Social Work

Creative Collections Group at Hallmark Cards Harry Brown and Mary Evans Wendy English Sergio Guardia Carol Getty Francisco Guitierrez Hallmark Cards Lynn Heron Mark Horenstein Gloria Kirchoff Ruth Mason Sean McCaughley Saana McDaniel Anita Parran Karen Ragland Eddie Smith and Jo Allison Smith Linda Gibson Smith The Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation Richard Beckman Award in Multimedia Documentary Story telling Janet Jarman Myron B. Liptzin and Anne Cone Liptzin The John Bittner Fund Denise Alexander Bittner The Margaret A. Blanchard Scholarship Fund Troy Kenneth Hales Nancy Cole Pawlow Tom Bowers Scholarship Fund Thomas Bowers and Mary Ellen Bowers Owen Andrew Hassell Sharon H. Jones Sriram Kalyanaraman Nancy Cole Pawlow Randy Rennolds Robert Kenyon Ripley Jr. and Vickie Corbett Ripley William Knight Scott

Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can. - John Wesley 5.02 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

The Diane Harvey Bradley Scholarship Suzanne M. Presto Rick Brewer Scholarship Michael David Burch and Kelley Goodyear Burch John D. Cherry Megan Eliza Collins E. Paul Gardner Herbert J. Hartnett J. Bryant Kirkland III Meggan Everidge Monroe Lenox Daniel Rawlings III Matthew John Rehm Jack Carleson Rogers and Penny Abrahams Rogers W. Irwin Smallwood Jr. Francis Xavier Zang The Jane Brown Research Gift Fund Jane Delano Brown Taylor & Francis Group LLC William T. Grant Foundation Michael R. Bumgardner Scholarship Fund Virginia R. Bumgardner Lee E. Duncan Shirley Elmore Phillip Wayne Whitesell and Sherri Sanders Whitesell Cole C. Campbell Professional Development Fund Claire Campbell George Tompkins John Albert Campbell Scholarship Fund Jennifer Thomas Tennyson Elizabeth Gardner Braxton Carroll Hall Renovation Fund Donald Williams Curtis Frank Arthur Daniels Jr. Kenneth LeRoy Eudy Jr. Wade Hampton Hargrove Jr. Kenneth Wayne Lowe Curtis Foundation Inc. InterAct for Change Triad Foundation Triangle Community Foundation Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Societ y Fund Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society

W. Horace Carter Distinguished Professorship Fund Janie H. Baird Dan E. Bruce Edmund Samuel Burke Jr. and Eleanor Owings Burke Kathleen Craig Lois Ribelin Cranford Fred Blount Davenport Jr. Daniel Dobson Eric Farmer Judd B. Farr James E. Friesinger Kirk Goeldner Knox L. Haynsworth Joe Hogan Joe R. Holladay Phil Joyce Nancy Kalow Deborah Scott Kennedy Jane H. Lambeth Hughie MacNabb Tedd Mendelsohn Cecilia H. Mims William T. Niven Mac Papers O. H. Parrish Jr. Anthony Eden Rand and Karen Skarda Rand Rebecca Rook Harold E. Shaw Jr. and Minor Mickel Shaw Emily Reeves Sloan C. Michael Smith Jane W. Smith Horace Edney Stacy Jr. G. Randolph Stafford W. W. Stanfield Charles M. Timmons Sebastian Tine James Gilbert Wallace Edward Warren IV Calvin Fleming Wells Roy Allen Williams and Wanda Jones Williams W. Leaford Williams III and Elizabeth Lewis Williams Samuel B. Woods Jr. Jenny McKinnon Wright Classic Packaging Co. Dale’s Seafood Florida Outdoor Writers Association Inc. McMillan Smith & Partners MJ Mallis Group Pac-Edge Inc. Shurtape Technologies LLC Wulftec International Yam City Oil & Gas Company Center for Media L aw and Policy Amanda Martin Cathy Packer Everett Gaskins Hancock & Stevens LLP







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The Robin Clark Experience William Banks Bohannon Patrice Jane Dickey Paula Kay Graham Ann Clark Howell Glenn Richard Howell Margaret Olivia Kirk Susan Patricia Shackelford Reid Z. Tuvim O.J. Coffin Memorial Scholarship John Thomas Stephens Jr. Estate of W. Burke Davis Jr. The Richard Cole Fund Bonnie Angelo John K. Bahr Joyce Lee Fitzpatrick Troy Kenneth Hales Bryant Allen Haskins John L. Robinson and Susan Spence Robinson Merrill Rose L. Joseph Sanders Fitzpatrick Communications Communit y News in a Digital Age McCormick Foundation Lois and H.C. Cranford Jr. Endowment Peter Hartwell Bowles and Jacqueline Phillips Bowles Susan Cranford Ross Kathryn M. Cronin Scholarship HCMA Education Foundation The James V. D’Aleo Award of Courage Robert I. D’Aleo and Karen D’Aleo Joseph Diorio and Andrea Diorio

Electronic Communication Karen Leah Bernstein Bradley Jan Broders Fall and Spring Break Net working Trips Joseph Nelson and Jean Nelson Catherine Marie Reuhl Reuhl Family Foundation E. Reese Felts Memorial Fund Estate of E. Reese Felts Jr. E. Reese Felts Jr. Distinguished Professorship Fund Estate of E. Reese Felts Jr. F. Weston Fenhagen Scholarship for International Students George M. Brady III Nancy P. Weston Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving Mary Kathryn Forbes Scholarship Charles Edward Forbes and Katherine Purvis Forbes Fund for the Future Cynthia Anderson Stephanie Willen Brown Alberto Cairo Craig Eugene Carroll Paul Cuadros Jay Eubank Frank Edward Fee Jr. Jean Folkerts and Leroy Towns Barbara G. Friedman Walter Julian Klein Rachel LaVerne Lillis Thomas Linden Raleigh Colston Mann Philip Edward Meyer

Chris Roush Laura Ruel-Rella Barbara Potts Semonche Louise Crosby Spieler Ruth C. Walden Sara Rodgers White Don Wittekind Grace Laffoon Stephen Gates Scholarship Ronald R. Arnold Roslyn H. Balbirer Mark Alan Baratta Glenn C. Boswell Jr. Megan Eliza Collins Harvey Lindenthal Cosper Jr. and Kathryn Perrin Cosper Anthony F. Dardy C. Michael Fox George Anthony Gates and Patricia Kennedy Gates Godfrey Gayle Ken Hopper and Carol N. Hopper Sally S. Kocher Alexander Stephen Koenig Charles Mallue III Dennis Michael Manchester John Wright Martin II Thomas William McHugh Marilyn McPhillips Forest Orion Mixon III S. Tinsley Preston John Charles Rose Alton Glenn Ross and Frances Turner Ross Anthony G. Russo R. Balfour Sartor and Em Sartor Eric Shaun Schneider Sr. Pamela S. Schneider John Lloyd Snipes Claire Stroup Walton Joshua Alden Wroniewicz Winston-Salem Foundation Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund John Harden Scholarship Mark Michael Harden

Wade Hargrove Fund in Media L aw and Policy Lori Adams James Greer Babb Jr. and Mary Lou Babb George G. Beasley Donald Williams Curtis Susan L. Fox Alan W. Frank W. Erwin Fuller Jr. James F. Goodmon John Lee Greene Jr. Benjamin Irving Kenneth Wayne Lowe Lee A. Lumpkin Edwin C. Newman John William Ormand III Anne Packer Reid Lloyd Phillips Cullie M. Tarleton ABC Television Affiliates Association Bussian Law Firm LLC Capitol Broadcasting Co. Citadel Communications Company LTD Cox Media Group Curtis Foundation Inc. Disney Worldwide Services FBC Television Affiliates Association Foundation for the Carolinas Hearst Service Center National Association of Broadcasters N.C. Cable Telecommunications Association N.C. Association of Broadcasters Foundation Ohio Broadcasters Foundation

William Hearst Fund William Randolph Hearst Foundations The Hoffman Award Jeffrey R. Hoffman William H. & Barbara P. Hooker Trust Fund William H. & Barbara P. Hooker Trust Fund Pete Ivey Scholarship Judson Davie DeRamus Jr. and Sarah Ivey DeRamus Jackson International Scholarship Program Kathleen Beakley Jackson Journalism Equipment Rick Jackson Greater Media Charlotte WBT-AM/FM WLNK Journalism Graduate Program Morgan David Arant Jr. Lisa Dowis Blackmore Lois A. Boynton Emily Elizabeth Browder William Scott Brown Johanna Lynn Cleary Diane DeVries Arden Alexandria Dixon S. Chadwick Floyd Kathryn Roberts Forde Suzanne Horsley Melissa Ann Johnson Minjeong Kim Jennifer Marie Kowalewski Richard Landesberg

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. - Dr. Seuss, The Thorax Quincy Newspapers Scripps Networks Interactive Surburban Tower Inc. Time Warner Cable West Carolina Division Triangle Community Foundation Virginia Association of Broadcasters WTVD-11

Christina Valerie Malik Philip Edward Meyer Lynn Corney Owens Katie Beth Reich Derigan A. Silver Charlene Noelle Simmons Patrick William Soter O’Neil and Cyndi Verell Soter O’Neil Carol Wilcox Stiff

THE LEAD | 5.03

Lucila Vargas Mary Hill Wagner David H. Weaver Casey Michelle Welch Journalism Library Martha Nixon Matthews Journalism Scholarships David Bortman Kristen Michelle Boyle Anne Michaud Brooks Bette Rae Brown Karen Corso-Plitt Douglas Oliver Cumming J.E. Giopin Erica Southworth Halpern Mark Michael Harden Sari Nicolle Harrar Sharon Sheridan Hausman Barbara Gula Hayes Patricia Ostroski Susan Holloway Phillips A. C. Snow William John Studenc Jr. Julia Teweles Ryan Michael Thornburg David Earl Wells Journalism Special Fund Walter Edward Hussman Jr. Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Hussman Foundation Keever Scholarship W. Glenn Keever and Nancy Caldwell Keever L arry and Carolyn Keith Awards Larry Ficquette Keith Jr. and Carolyn Pember Keith Knight Foundation Research Fund John S. & James L. Knight Foundation Charles Kuralt Learning Center John Alexander Schmidt Kathryn Seale Schmidt Thurman W. Worthington Jr. Schmidt Public Affairs LLC Mackey-Byars Scholarship Fund Napoleon Bonaparte Byars and Queenie Mackey Byars Donna Whitaker Rogers R aleigh Mann Scholarship Geoffrey Michael Graybeal G. Michael Hugo Evelyn Davida Sahr Max well Graduate Scholarship in Medical Journalism Kenneth Scruggs Maxwell and Tracey Scruggs Maxwell Molly McKay Scholarship Ashley Hartmann Kline Corinne Marguerite MacLaggan Ralph James McKay and Carole Ann McKay Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

Mexico/Cuba Student Travel Fund Frederick Dana Hutchison and Nancy Long Hutchison Triangle Community Foundation Joseph Morrison Memorial Peter Seth Morrison Hugh Morton Distinguished Professorship in Journalism and Mass Communication Julia Taylor Morton N.C. Communit y Media Project Thomas W. Marshall News Editorial PROGR AM John Bayliff Frank The Ron Paris Fund Joy Franklin Roy H. Park Fellowships for Graduate Students Triad Foundation Pfizer Minorit y Medical Journalism Scholarship Pfizer Inc. Public Relations Program Carly Amanda Bucheister Lauren Armfield Clark Jennifer Anne Walton Michael John Sauer Scholarship for Sports Communication Mary Jo Hester Cashion George-Ann M. Sauer Mary Ann Weitz School of JOMC International Fund (In Memory of Robert Stevenson) Thomas Bryan Christie School of Journalism and Mass Communication FOUNDATION Jeffrey Prather Adams and Corrine Anderson Adams Jerome Robertson Adams and Janet Horn Adams Thomas Joseph Ahern Jr. Patsy M. Albrecht D. Alexander Albright Molly Kay Alderfer Laura White Alderson Forsyth Michie Alexander Susan Williams Allen G. Craig Allen Jr. Emily Kircus Allen Christopher D. Allman Frank James Allston and Barbara Brown Allston Sandy Almassy Karen Lee Aman O. Donald Ambrose and Patricia Watson Ambrose

5.04 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

John Beard Ames and Sharon Hockman Ames Anika Pushpa Anand Cassondra Criswell Anderson Henry Watkins Anderson Jennifer Hoppe Andrassy R. Frank Andrews IV Jesse O. Anthony III Morgan David Arant Jr. Ellen Hubbard Archibald Mary Hamilton Arcure Enrique Armijo and Carolina Rutledge Armijo Larry Rice Armstrong and Elizabeth Smith Armstrong Judith Carol Arnold Odette Embert Arnold Elisabeth Blake Arrington Robert L. Arrington

John Tjark Behm Jr. and Laura Elliott Behm Kristin Freccia Behm Clara Bond Bell George Elliott Benedict IV J. Goodwin Bennett and Rosanah James Bennett Kellie Nicole Bennett Lorraine Martin Bennett Conita Benson Erin D. Berge Kevin David Berman Rita C. Berman Westley Joseph Bernhardt Anne Riley Bernier Samuel Jay Bernstein and Nancy Badt Bernstein David Lee Berrier and Cammie M. Berrier John Monie Betts Jr.

Joyce Carmichael Brooks Jessica Emily Brosch Edna Christean Brown Gregory Dale Brown Kimberly Dianne Brown Robert Andrew Brown Sherri Berrier Brown Sumner Brown ToNola Brown-Bland Paul Christopher Browne and Kimberly Elaine Sanders Christian Richard Bruning IV George Badger Bryant III Ralph Godfrey Buchan Jr. Pearle Long Buchanan E. Harry Bunting Jr. and Elizabeth Cochrane Bunting Molly McCarthy Bur Mary Gardner Burg

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself â&#x20AC;Ś Serve and thou shall be served. - Ralph Waldo Emerson James Jordan Ashley III Patricia Matthews Askew Catherine Lynne Atchison Tamara Overman Atkins Amanda Harding Atkinson Laura Nielsen Aubrey Wendy Hunsucker Austin Erwin Theodore Avery Jr. and Jane Robinson Avery Theresa Renee Avery Benjamin Franklin Aycock V and Heidi Eli Aycock Robert Reece Bailey Austin Bailey Terri Ann Bailey Crystal Baity Emily Mason Ballance Thomas Angelo Ballus and Paige Fulbright Ballus Julius Edmond Banzet IV and Suzanne Street Banzet Mark Alan Baratta Amy Elizabeth Barefoot Suzy Maynard Barile Ellen Downs Barnes Barbara Ann Barnett Victoria Ueltschi Barnett Pamela Hall Barnhardt Frances Keller Barr Rolland John Barrett and Diane Barrett Gary Wayne Barrier II Richard Madison Barron and Rachel Stiffler Barron Randall Lee Basinger Garnet Leigh Bass Leah Efird Bass Rachna Batra Lauren Marissa Baum E. Thomas Baysden Jr. and Cynthia Bullard Baysden Frank Eugene Beaver and Gail Place Beaver John Michael Beck and Jane Strader Beck Judd DuPont Beckwith Ellyn Katherine Bedi

Pamela Hildebran Bilger Deborah Lazarus Bine Melanie Parlier Bingham Jesse Bissette and Jody Bissette S. Norman Black Jr. and Beverly Lakeson Black Renata Mutis Black Charles Franklin Blackburn Jr. and Marsha Lamm Blackburn Shannon Burroughs Blackley Edwin Tuttle Blackman Jr. Heather Barber Blackwell Amy Cash Blalock Diane Warman Blanks Tracey Ann Bolick Richard Dale Boner and Margaret Robertson Boner Jane L. Boone Jeremy Scott Borden Cynthia McCanse Borgmeyer Betty Thorne Borthwick-Bouton Gwendolyn Michele Bounds Paul Stephen Bourdon and Shelley Gleaton Bourdon Kristal Hawkins Bowen Patricia Atkinson Bowers James Matthew Bowman and Marianne Bowling Bowman Tammy Marie Bowman Jill Wienberry Boy Lois A. Boynton Bethany Litton Bradsher Charles Delaine Bradsher W. Jeffery Brady Karen Greene Braithwaite Faye Riley Branca Linda Slawter Braswell Magda Ingrid Breuer Mackenzie Lee Bright Lindsay Marie Britt Rosemary Osborn Britt Charles Wilson Broadwell Sam Willis Brooks Jr. and Anita Krichmar

Betsy Eugenia Burke A. Michael Burnett Deborah Navey Burriss Robert Scidmore Bursch and Dolores da Parma Bursch Edward Winslow Butchart Geri Paige Butner Judy Burke Bynum J. Neal Cadieu Jr. Kelly Lucas Calabria Abbey Christine Caldwell Katharine Jones Calhoun Joan McLean Callaway Ann Stephenson Cameron Brenda Lee Campbell Don Campbell Erika Williams Canady F. Scott Canterberry John Carlson and Caitlin Fenhagen Charles Jefferson Carpenter Peggy Gibson Carroll George Carson II and Susan Keith-Lucas Carson Marian Green Carson Robert Lewis Carswell Frank Guerrant Carter Jr. and Deborah Stengel Carter Eugene Venable Carver Miguel Maria Casas and Elizabeth Wertis Casas Clarence Josh Cash Jr. and Leslie Bryant Cash Joan Roberts Cates Martyn John Cavallo and Julie Austin Cavallo Joseph A. Cech III Virginia Holt Cepeda Will Chambliss and Jamie Chambliss John David Chapla May-Lynne Christin Chen-Contino Mary Alys Voorhees Cherry Philip Hoyt Childers and Kimberly B. Walsh-Childers Jami Peters Childress

Robert Christensen and Margot F. Christensen Hwi-Man Chung and Yun Hi Choi Bonnie Elisabeth Churchwell Lisa Paulin Cid George Worthington Civils Cassandra Candice Clark Douglas George Clark Ann Clarke Johanna Lynn Cleary Ann Sawyer Cleland Michael Clendenin and June Clendenin L. James Cline George William Cloud and Margaret Alford Cloud Brenda Carr Clough Caroline Clouse Gay McCoy Clyburn Richard Livingston Coble Jr. Henry Luther Coble Heather L. Cochran Cunningham Katherine Blixt Cody James W. Coghill Allan E. Cohen Gerry Farmer Cohen Jennifer Carol Coleman Sara Frisch Coleman Benjamin Judd Collins and Helen Morrison Collins Jana Frederick Collins Kathryn Sue Collins Stephanie Mingle Collins Susan Campbell Conly Mary Clark Connell Alice Forney Connolly Elizabeth Graves Cook J. Montgomery Cook Justin Bradley Cook Karin Turner Cook Mark Edward Cook Linda Yvonne Cooper Dorothy Coplon Whitney Parks Cork Mary Riggle Cornatzer Dawn Dixon Cotter Benjamin John Couch William Riddick Cowper III and Ann Cowper Richard Pearson Cowperthwait Jack Cox and Micki Cox Emily Smyth Cozart Michael Alan Cozza Mary-Kathryn Craft Kenneth Robert Craig Sara LaMotte Crane Lois Ribelin Cranford Lisa Stewart Crater Charles Gordon Crawley Susan Fowler Credle Kelsey Lauren Crews Kelly Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neal Crisp Robert Neville Crosswhite and Patricia Peek Crosswhite Elizabeth Anne Crumpler Jessica Blue Cunningham Gina Correll Daddario Jayne Lillian Dallas Tony Dalton and Cynthia Dalton Jayne Childs Daly Susana Lee Dancy Charles Rufus Daniel Jr. Kenneth William Daniels and Angela Brady-Daniels Barbara Parker Danley Michael Edward Darnofall and Kimberly Ring Darnofall Elaine McClatchey Darroch

Anissa Boyer Davenport Liane Crowe Davenport Maria Coakley David Shannon Marie David William R. Davie Gary Bradford Davis James Allyn Davis Michael Aaron Davis Nancy Katherine Davis Robert T. Davis and Helen S. Davis Sarah Elizabeth Davis Todd Davis Virginia Kate Davis Courtney Elizabeth Dean Lois Clarke Deas Dana Cameron Deason Wesley Lane Deaton Joseph Albert DeBlasio Derek Stevens DeBree Jennifer Irene Demarest Rebecca Anne Denison Edward Harrison Denning and Shea Riggsbee Denning Derek Wayland Denton Stacey M. Derk Margaret Laurens deSaussure J. W. Dickson Jr. and Caroline Elizabeth Dickson Blake Dicosola and Sheryl DiCosola Alesia Marie DiCosola Laura Hammel Dicovitsky Patrick Joseph Dilger

Michael Clifton Eatmon Kristin Scheve Eckart Louis William Eckstein and Allison Minges Taylor Eckstein Cobi Bree Edelson Jacob A. Edenfield J. Gary Edge and Debra Rogers Edge Judith Harris Edmonston Charles Guy Edmundson Seth Alan Effron and Nancy Gertrude Thomas Gregory George Efthimiou Jamison Caskey Elizondo George Maron El-Khouri Deborah S. Elliott Grace-Marie Blades Elliott Morgan Brantley Ellis Alvin Nowland Elmer II Cindy Joyce Elmore Melody Parisa Emami Racheal Ennis John Walter C. Entwistle III and Marielle Stachura Entwistle Rhonda Francine Ervin-Parker Beverly Barnhill Estorge David Wesley Etchison Russell Furbee Ethridge Megan Michelle Etling Lauren Thiem Everett Steven Jamison Exum and Molly Wells Exum

Rochelle B. Fowler Elizabeth Hartel Franklin Samuel Clay Franklin Jr. and Pringle Pipkin Franklin Randall Fraser Ann Murphy Freeman Robert H. Friedman Fredrick Allison Friend Jr. Christopher Martin Fuller Deborah Simpkins Fullerton Lee Thornton Furches Mara Ellen Gabriel Gary Douglas Gaddy and Sandra Herring Gaddy Carol Gallant Rebecca Smith Galli Gerda Dione Gallop-Goodman Laura Ross Garrett David Allen Garrison Jennifer Ann Dunlap Garver Kristi Lynn Geercken Adam J. Geller Hunter Thompson George Walter Craig Gerringer Jennifer Diane Gertner Shailendra Ghorpade Laura Mackenzie Gibbs Sarah Rebecca Gilbert Mary Elizabeth Gillen Michael Gillis Morton Joseph Glasser Charlie Upshaw Glazener and Patricia Moore Glazener

I was fortunate to get a scholarship when I went to Lehigh University and Princeton. They were both wonderful schools. Somebody was kind enough to spend their money to educate people that they would never get to know. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what I think philanthropy is about. - Lee Iacocca Rebecca McCormick Disosway Emily Ogburn Doak Anne Marie Dodd Jean Huske Dodd Sarah Elizabeth Donovan Judith Anne Dore Claire Robbins Dorrier Dru Dowdy Patricia Rogers Dozier John Ernest Drescher Jr. Christopher Roderic Dressler and Joan Brinson Dressler Sandra Snyder Drew Cara Elizabeth Driggers Derwin Lathan Dubose Janet Julia Duch John Brady Duckett Sherrie Venable Duke Nora Wilkinson Dulaney Amy Heckert Dunckel Kathleen Jane Dunlap Miriam Evans DuPuy Debra Kaniwec Durbin Jennifer Eileen Dure W. Harry Durham Laura J. Dutterer Jon David East

Thomas Ellison Faison Julia Lorentz Fariss Robert Steven Feke Twyla Ann Fendler Thomas Russell Ferguson Jr. and Barbara LaPointe Ferguson Will Ferrell and Cynthia Hutton Ferrell Christine Yates Ferrell Daniel Luther Fesperman Mark Fey and Lisa Langley Fey Melinda Beam Figueroa Ilana Jennine Finley John Jeffrey Fish Ben L. Fisher Hugh Robert Fisher and Serena Parks Fisher J. Stanford Fisher Elizabeth Anne Flagler Michael Dickey Fleming and Virginia Martin Fleming Kristin Wood Flenniken Michael L. Flynn Adrienne Layman Fontaine Katharine Moseley Foster R. Dean Foust

Howard Gibson Godwin Jr. Christiane Fields Golder Robert Alan Golombik and Marsha Newton Golombik Peggie Jean Goode James T. Gooding Jr. and Karen F. Gooding Sandra Kaye Graham Gurney Wingate Grant Blake Green Elizabeth Adams Green John Lee Greene Jr. Lee McLane Greene Sr. and Paula Hobbs Greene Roy McDowell Greene Sue A. Greer Scott Hamilton Greig Alissa Gail Grice Blythe Lea Gridley William B. Grifenhagen Patricia Ellen Griffin Stephen Deacon Grubbs Stephanie Lynn Gunter Debra Harper Gutenson David Warner Guth Leonard Julius Guyes John Brian Hackney

Elizabeth T. Haigler Parker Colleen A. Haikes David Robert Hair and Elizabeth Coley Hair Z. Bryan Haislip Deana Setzer Hale Troy Kenneth Hales Calvin L. Hall Elizabeth Hughes Hall Joan Charles Hall Stephen Neil Hall Speed Hallman and Susan Walters Hallman Ida Ruth Duffey Halsted John Alfred Hamilton Jr. Sharon Kester Hamilton Charles Daryl Hamilton Kelsey Marie Hamilton Lawrence Townley Hammond Jr. and Alice Rowlette Hammond Elizabeth Carroll Hamner William R. Handy and Barbara Handy Scott Allen Hanson Graham Dalton Harrelson Knox Harrington Angela Dorman Harris Boyd Gregory Harris John Lory Harris III and Catherine Randolph Harris Kevin Harris D. Kathy Hart Christopher James Hartley Candace Goines Hartsell Dan McCord Hartzog and Patricia Trojan Hartzog John Joseph Hashimoto Bryant Allen Haskins Kathryn Christina Hass Marshall William Hass David Peter Hathaway Paul Alan Hausman and Sharon Sheridan Hausman Timmy Wayne Hawks Barbara Gula Hayes Charlene Julia Haykel J. Duncan Hays and Jayne Hamlet Hays Louis Roy Heckler Gray Heffner Paul Clifton Heist Jr. and Karen Korman Heist Elaine Gaulden Helms Winifred Martin Helton Kathryn Claire Helton James Donald Henderson Jr. and Cynthia Johnson Henderson Bruce Finley Henderson and Lynn Garren Henderson Maurice H. Hendrick Sara Yates Henley Jurgen Gunther Henn James Wright Henry Perry Cleveland Henson Jr. Charles Allan Herndon III Joe Bob Hester Jeffrey L. Hiday Catherine Elyse Higgins James Charles High Leslie Thompson High and Rebecca Nix High Joan Hennigar Hill John Charles Hinson Jr. and Linda Morse Hinson Vikki Broughton Hodges Andrew Wesley Hogan and Laurie Beck Hogan Ernest Jackson Holbrook III C. Gregory Holcomb and Sherry Lee Martin Grant McLeod Holland and Katherine Holland

THE LEAD | 5.05

How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank Robert L. Holliday George Martin Holloway Christina Marie Mock Holmes W. Howard Holsenbeck George Edward Holt Jr. Virginia Fridy Holt Douglas J. Hoogervorst and Amy Andrews Hoogervorst Frances Ledbetter Hook Drew Barnes Hoover Matthew Edwin Hornaday and Catherine Davis Hornaday Nancy Carolyn Horner Sharon Cathey Houston Alison Page Howard Bradley David Howard Herbert Hoover Howard Jane Howard Kate Tamba Howard Pauline Ann Howes Herschel Wayne Howie Steven Alfred Huettel Dane R. Huffman Ashley Ann Huffman Margaret Ann Hughes James Brandt Hummel Elizabeth Hollar Hunter Scott Beale Hunter Nancy Rea Huntley James Franklin Hurley III Jacqueline Griffin Hurston Marian Louise Huttenstine Gretchen Lynn Hutter Cynthia Walsh Ingram Sarah Christine Irvin Stacey Kaplan Isaacs Andrew Barnett Jackson Barry Gilston Jacobs Shawn Rubach Jacobsen and Karen Wiggins Jacobsen Diane Gilbert Jacoby Derek Edward James and Melissa Lentz James David Alan Jarrett Abby Roth Jeffers John Russell Jenkins Jr. and Ann McMahon Jenkins Alfred Leonard Johnson Amanda Rae Johnson Carole Ferguson Johnson Harmony Marie Johnson Ivan Haynes Johnson Anne Marie Johnston Diane Hile Johnston Emily Hightower Johnston Thomas Kennerly Johnstone IV and Carrie Estes Johnstone Robert Tyree Jones Taylor Jeffrey Jones Elizabeth Cecile Joseph Edward Grey Joyner Jr. Telisha LeShawn Joyner Benjamin Ray Justesen II John Archer Justus Christiane Saleh Kafka Adam Charles Kandell Stephanie Alicia Kane M. Keith Kapp and Chancy McLean Kapp

Jeannine Elisabeth Karnbach Michael Ray Kaylor Sue Montague Kaynor Michael David Kearney Ryan William Keefer Anne Raugh Keene David Armstrong Kelly Patricia Patterson Kelly James Gray Kenerly and Rosemary Plybon Kenerly William Dudley Kenerly Jr. Janet Rose Kenney Peter Jeffrey Kent and P. Ellis Hughes Urania Bakos Keretses Jason Alan Kilar and Jamie Gasaway Kilar Edward Kiley and Patricia Kiley Charles Edwin Killian W. Bryan Kimzey and Elizabeth McWilliams Kimzey Anne Hanahan Ford Kimzey Bradley Vann King Nancy Pruitt King Robert Edward King Wayne Edgar King William Oliver King and Virginia Vann King David Burgess Kirk Jason Alexander Kirk Janice Carol Kizziah Mark Corey Klapper Rochelle Helene Klaskin Kimberly Dawn Kleman Malia Stinson Kline David Clement Klinger Felisa Neuringer Klubes Susan Brubaker Knapp Kathryn Corbett Knight Robert Joseph Knox Jr. and Harriette King Knox Mitchell Lynn Kokai Michele Holland Kolakowski Mary Grady Burnette Koonce Stephen Kornegay Rhonda Whicker Kosusko Christopher James Kotecki Lisa Rowland Kozloff John Dunham Kretschmer Paul Stuart Kronsburg Thomas Kublin Eden Yih-Chen Kung and Tina Chih-Min Chang Tyler Frederick Kunkle Marsha Kurowski Ben Fox Kushner Kathryn Blythe Kushner Norma A. Kwee Angelique Cowan Kymmell Ashley Bolton Lamb J. Marshall Lancaster Thomas Alexander Lander IV and Gade Edwards Lander Dee Ann Standefer Langston Susan Mary Lapinski X. Larrabee Jarvis Harding Latham Sherry Johnson Lauber Virginia Temple Lawler Emily Brewer Lawrence

5.06 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Matthew Taylor Leach and Laura Byrd Leach Ann Paylor Leatherwood Hye-Young Lee Kristina Hodges Leighton Frances Cauthen Lemcke J. Matthew Lennon and Mary Ann Rickert Lennon Luis Leon and Lucille Stanton Leon Virginia Forward Leonard Charla Haber Lerman Suzanne Nichols Levi Allison Taylor Levine Slade Lewis W. Edward Lewis and Oona Payne Lewis Diane Dewey Leyburn Stanley J. Lieber C. Eugene Light Jeffrey Thomas Linder and Kathleen Keener Linder James Bryan Lindler and Paula Miller Lindler Elizabeth Baker Lindsey Adam Michael Linker and Kristen Suzanne Bonatz Ray Pate Linville and Mary Ann Linville Eric Glenn Little Wendy Perrell Livengood Erin Lee Locker Alice Lockhart Jan Paget Loftin Robert Mark Loftin and Valerie Watkins Loftin Erin Elizabeth Logan Pamela Denise Long Valerie Anne Lovko Jacson Gray Lowe and Jill Hiatt Lowe Jeffrey Charles Lowrance and Janice Duffy Lowrance Guy Stephen Lucas and Jane Meekins Lucas Jamee Osborn Lynch Cy Kellie Lynn Julie Anne Lytle Corinne Marguerite MacLaggan Mark Franklin Maddrey Kevin William Maguire Robert James Malarz and Marsha Huntley Malarz Joseph Edward Malloy and Cheryl Patton Malloy Heather Michelle San Mandelkehr Stephen Douglas Mangum and Dena Sawyer Mangum Marc Christopher L. Mankins Peter S. Mantius John Paul Manzo Dennis J. Marcel Jr. Laura Hodgsdon Marcinek Alan Lee Marks Kenneth Hayes Marsh and Paige Parker Marsh William R. Marshall John Wright Martin III Justin David Martin Margaret Little Martin

David Rhyne Marvin Timothy Edward Mason Lindsay Michelle Mather Thomas J. Matkov and Rebecca Roper Matkov Etta Lee Matthews Lydia Blanton Matthews Mary Lineberger Matthews Scott Holland Maxwell and Cynthia Clark Maxwell Lisa Curtis May Michael Wayne Mayo and Marcia S. Mayo Katherine Carlton McAdams William Howard McAllister III Sarah Gavine McBride Patricia Kingery McCarty Paul Gilbert McCauley Jr. James Boone McClure Molly Frances McConnell David Walker McCullough Jr. Dorathea Janssen McCutcheon Sheryl Windham McDonald Michael Benjamin McFarland Margaret Padgette McGeorge Brittny Vernee McGraw Elizabeth Cotter McGroarty Earl Eugene McGuire Jr. Justin Emmett McGuire and Tracy Lawson McGuire LaVerne McInnis Jr. Marilyn Spencer McKee Sam Stewart McKeel J. Peter McKnight Teresa A. McLamb John Andrew McLeod and Erin Randall McLeod Gibson Pate McMahon Alexander Frew McMillan Mehgan Jennings McMillan Kimberly Ann McRae Thelma Brammer Meadors David Kent Medlock Gary Richard Meek and Pamela Weber Meek Gregory Brian Mercer and Laura Anderson Mercer Margaret Myers Merrill Tanya Kishawn Merritte Kate Cooper Metts

Courtney Jones Mitchell Fay Theresa Mitchell Peter William Mitchell Philip Freelan Mitchell Jr. Robin Hollamon Miura Philip James Mohr and Tracy Southern Mohr Robert Carson Montgomery Catherine Moore Curtiss Alexander Moore Franklin Shaw Moore and Lisa Moore J. Jay Moore III Jeffery Frank Moore and Gretchen Elise Moore Kimberly Williams Moore Patricia Miller Moore Teresa Spivey Moore Deborah Jane Moose R. Edward Morrissett Jr. J. Bruce Morton and Sidney Newton Morton William Irvin Morton Catherine Walker Morton Emilie Grace Moseley Melissa Joanne Moser James Steven Muldrow Anna Hanes Mullen Charla Price Muller Jennifer Lee Mumaw Lynne Cadieu Murchison Neil Francis Murphy Stella Lassiter Murphy Vicki Harrison Murray Bob Eugene Myers Ruth Henning Nagareda Deana Ann Nail Virginia Crutcher Nash Sandra Carrington Nelson William Clifton Nelson Tracy Lynn Newbold Laura E. Newman Plummer Alston Nicholson Jr. Helen Watkins Norman Joseph Adrian Norman Jr. and Kelly Elizabeth Peacock Gregory Walter Nye and Haddya Haddad Nye Chantal Oberoi Dave A. Obringer and Lee Minzenmayer Obringer

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. - Winston Churchill Leonard Arthur Meyer Cherry Sampson Meyers James Aubrey Midgett and Mary Thompson Midgett Denise Miles Robert Patrick Miley and Allison Rash Miley B. Todd Miller Eve Higgins Miller Fred H. Miller William Prather Miller and Stephanie Graham Miller James Boren Millikan Jr. and Diane Ellis Millikan Donald Ray Millsaps Christopher Ryan Milner John Thomas Mims and Laura Benson Mims

Josephine Austin Oden Regina Whittington Oliver Ellen Wiener Oppenheim Rachel Fay Orr Aldene Creech Osborne Jonathan Greer Ostendorff and Rebecca Margaret Johnson Marta Anna Ostrowski Amy Leigh Overton Heidi Elizabeth Owen Howard Wayne Owen and Karen Van Neste Owen Jane Hutson Owen David Hugh Pace S. Lee Pace Leslie Joe Page Jr. Wendy Wyatt Page

Gregory C. Paige David Chandler Palmer Vestal Palmer Jr. Joan Deutsch Paradise Martha Whitney Parent Roy Hampton Park Jr. and Tetlow P. Park Vernon Caldwell Park Elizabeth Ashley Parker James Howard Parker and Hallie McLean Parker Karen Lynn Parker Elizabeth Plumlee Parkhurst Alison Canoles Parks Stephanie Spiegel Parrish Nancy G. Pate Curtis Patton Jr. Gordon Reames Payne Stacie Davis Perez James Finley Perkins and Dolores Oteri Perkins Alease Moore Perry David Tucker Perry and Karen McEntyre Perry John Crudup Perry and Cheryl Hunt Perry Michael James Persinger Alexander McClure Peters and Sarah Friday Peters Nikki Peters J. Scott Peterson Gary Phaup Laura Lee Phelps H. Hyman Philips Jr. and Joy Lester Philips Kathleen Douglass Phillips Pamela Ann Phillips Sandra Dziedzic Phillips Mark Wesley Pilkington Bradford Hancock Piner Joy Brown Pinson Michael John Pittman Jack Andrew Placey Claude Armstrong Plumlee Jr. Sharon Honey Polansky William MacKnight Pomeroy Jr. and Cynthia Blanke Pomeroy Elizabeth Koontz Ponstingel Elizabeth Ida Portanova C. Elliott Potter Deborah Ann Potter William Barry Potts Edward Scott Power C. Thomas Preston Jr. Ted Yates Prevatte Valeria DuSold Prevish Amy Edwards Price Scott Lawrence Price Steven New Price Cletis Graden Pride Bryan Patrick Pruitt and Jennifer Leeds Pruitt Aimee Waters Pugsley Linda Sherck Rainey Gayle Rancer M Scott Rankin Marjo Edwina Rankin Melanie Morgan Raskin James P. Raugh and Marianna Miller Raugh Judith Thomas Ray Blair Kendal Raynor Guy Carlton Read Roy Frederick Reed and Dinita L. James Amy Mansky Regan Jeanette Chance Reid Eugenia S. Arthur Renfrow Kevin John Reperowitz Barry John Reszel Jill Angell Reynolds James Alexander Rhodes Ronald Albert Ricci

Karen Lynn Richardson Chris Richter Lyndsay Anne Richter Dorothy Sattes Ridings J. Brent Rinehart Lewis Samuel Ripps Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez H. Zane Robbins Wanda Stewart Robbins James Crawford Roberts Jr. Rosemary Roberts William Claude Roberts W. Glenn Robertson Edwin Leonard Robins and Victoria Coppedge Robins Edwin Moring Robins Rand Robins Jr. Betsi Simmons Robinson Russell Austin Robinson and Barbara Helms Robinson Valerie Tunstall Robinson Cathy Steele Roche Suzette Roberts Rodriguez Jim R. Rogers Randall Levoy Rogers and Anne Moss Nimocks Rogers Leslie Stewart Rolfe Alanna Sigmon Rollins Frederick Roselli III Patricia Lee Rosenbaum Susan Cranford Ross Patricia Roth P. Paul Rothman Julius Addison Rousseau III and Sharon Campbell Rousseau David Brian Layton Royle and Cornelia Boardman Royle Dawn Burke Royle David Martin Rubin and Andrea S. Rubin Leonard S. Rubin Leon Joseph Rubis Terry Alan Rudolph and Beverly Knupp Rudolph Paul Frederick Rule Kirstin Julie Russ Jon Kurka Rust Raymond Earl Ruth Evelyn Davida Sahr Eric McKinley Sain Lynn Timberlake Sakmann Joseph Dominick Sanchez Kathleen Cunningham Sanders L. Joseph Sanders Michael Patrick Sanders and Ginger Wright Sanders J. Kenneth Sanford Louis Leonidas Sasser III and Tammy Lee Sasser Kenneth Satten Larry Melvin Saunders Henry Lyttleton Savage Jr. and Helen Young Savage Lauren Yoder Sawyers Thomas Varnon Scarritt Frances Winborne Schaaf Thomas Vallee Schaberg and Julie Schaberg Sarah Brown Schmale John Alexander Schmidt and Kathryn Seale Schmidt David Alan Schneider Andrew James Schorr Walter Joseph Schruntek Meghan Rae Schwartz Jack Lamar Scism and Nancy Fox Scism Leslie Ann Scism John Cecil Scroggs Jr. and Judy Dunn Scroggs Donald Macdonald Seaver Cameron Neal Sellers and

Lisa Doliner Sellers Julian Dante Sereno Kathy Tilley Shaffer Beth Rhea Shamaiengar Scott Sharpe and Leslie McDonough Sharpe Matthew Benjamin Shaw David Andrew Shaw Moffatt Grier Sherard Jr. Sara Lynn Sherer Anne Elizabeth Sherow Connie Leigh Sherrill Kristin Margaret Simonetti John Hollis Simons Bruce Merle Simpson Curtis Williams Simpson George Herbert Simpson III Rita Adams Simpson Wendy Grady Simpson Marion DuBose Sims III Brandon Joseph Sink and Kelley Cherry Sink

Nathaniel M. Stout Charles Hubert Stover C. Christopher Straughan and Dulcie Murdock Straughan D. Kirby Strickland and Cheri McInturff Strickland Brian Grover Strong Michael Jacob Strong Terri Potter Stull Walter Cabot Sturdivant Geoffrey Patrick Suddreth and Heather Lovelace Suddreth Harriet Sue Sugar Kevin Michael Sullivan Leonard Holmes Sullivan and Lou Brooks Sullivan Brenda Jane Summers Robert Ernest Sumner III Michael Bart Sundheim Kimberly Evans Surabian

Thomasene Cates Troxler Glenn Gibson Tucker and Nancy Prince Tucker Lynwood C. Turner III and Mary Ellison Strother Turner Gregory Christopher Turosak Nichole Strom Tygart Carolyn Jeanette Tyson Randall Arnold Underwood and Lisa Coe Underwood Robert McLean Upton Brandon N. Uttley M. S. Van Hecke and Faye Massengill Van Hecke Laura C. Van Sant Carolyn Varner Lisa Blair Venters Edward Hoge Vick Jr. Julie Francine Wald Kenneth Robert Walden and Laurie Baker Walden

Philanthropy, charity, giving voluntarily and freely ... call it what you like, but it is truly a jewel of an American tradition. - John F. Kennedy Mark Charles Skains and Elizabeth Blair Skains Stacy Scarazzo Skelly Stephanie Adams Slipher Katherine Ford Smart Claris Ashley Smith D. Scott Smith Dorea J. Smith Elizabeth McMillan Smith Emily Toler Smith Howard Gale Smith J. Walker Smith Jr. and Joy Duncan Smith Jeffery Pearson Smith and Laura Roberts Smith Katherine Phillips Smith Penelope Pence Smith Robert Beasley Smith and Katherine Williams Smith Susan Lynn Smith Rebecca Lane Smitherman Theodore Blackburn Smyth and Melissa Pittman Smyth William Davis Snider and Florence Lide Snider Andrea Sobbe Robyn Langlois Soffera Dianne Baldwin Southern Elizabeth Erwin Spainhour Robert W. Spearman and Patricia H. Spearman David Roosevelt Squires Jan Kimbrell Stallings Jacqueline Haithcock Stalnaker Marisa Deane Staton Allen Dean Steele Adam Martin Steiner and Marieke Tax Steiner Alexandra Joyce Stemple Linda Korsen Stern Kimberly Roberson Stevens Mark Stephen Stinneford and Karen Youngblood Stinneford Christopher Dustin Stoen and Amanda Baker Stoen Kim Stone Larry Dean Stone Jr.

Lawrence Henry Sutker and Patricia Barr Sutker Anne Randolph Sutton Martin Strayer Sutton Sr. and Joy White Sutton D. Kent Sutton Gilmer Paiton Swaim Jr. Dee Swalley Eric Gregory Swaringen Sandee Ann Swearingen John Matthew Sweeney and Elizabeth Paradise Sweeney Patrick Taintor Timothy Ohrom Tarkington Harold Vernon Tarleton and Virginia Witherington Tarleton Douglas James Tate Glenn E. Taylor Matthew P. Taylor and Erica G. Taylor Samantha Kay Taylor Daniel Walter Teachey Barbara Ross Teichman Sheng-Hsien Teng and Peggy Teng Martha Pearsall Terry Gordon Montez Thomas and Sharon Holmes Thomas Albert Shaker Thomas Jr. Candace Stephenson Thompson Heather Moore Thompson John Eley Thompson Jr. Lauren Slocum Thompson Lucy Grey Thompson L. Steve Thornburg Larry E. Thornburg and Marjory Thornburg Elizabeth Jordan Thorndyke William Mahler Thorp and Lindsay Sloan Thorp R. Steve Tinkham Harry Vincent Tocce Jr. Dawn Michele Tomaszewski Donna Ellen Tompkins Sherry Landgren Tompkins David Ferd Troisi

Daryl Farrington Walker Melissa Stofko Walker Michael Todd Walker Katheryn Frances Wall Sandy Winfield Wall Adelaide Cromartie Wallinger J. Gary Ward Michael Andrew Wargo and Jennifer Tumulty-Wargo James Edward Carlton Warren Jonathan Campbell Warren Rebecca Drane Warren Bennett Wellons Waters Martha Harrison Waters Judith Rebecca Watkins Elizabeth Ambler Watson Forrest D. Watson and Karalyn Amato Watson Nadia Renee Watts M. Jerome Weiss Franklin Ennis Wells Jr. V. Stuart Wells Meredith Ellen Werner Robert Mark West and Julia Milner West David Owen Westerhoff and Brooks Morgan Westerhoff J. Scott Whisnant Christopher Lewis White and Danita Jan Morgan Ashlie Brook White Nicole Marie White Sara Rodgers White James Jay Whitmeyer W. Samuel WhitmeyerWeathers and Nancy Whitmeyer-Weathers Rick Jackson Whitt Celeste Elaine Whittaker Erin Wall Whittle Michael Wilbur and Kathleen Wilbur Julia Bullard Wilkie Leslie J. Wilkinson Suzanne Wood Wilkison Karen Stebbins Willard David Arnold Williams

THE LEAD | 5.07

Justin Raymond Williams and Suzanne Smith Williams Nicole McSwain Williams O. Lorraine Williams Pamela Baggett Williams Rochelle Williams Judith Anne Willinger James Estes Willingham Sr. Elizabeth Lee Wills Dirk Edmund Wilmoth Jason Andrew Wilmoth and Colleen Jenkins Wilmoth Elizabeth Skillen Wilson R. Deems Wilson Sr. and Jean Jacobs Wilson Robert Sessoms Wilson and Elizabeth Graham Wilson William Harold Wilson III Roy Reuben Wimmer Bennett William Wineka Joe Wintrob and Janet Markstein Wintrob George Bryant Wirth and Barbara Morrison Wirth Callie Taintor Wiser Eleni Bacas Woglom Kevin Conrad Wolf and Susan Runser Wolf

Edward H. Vick Foundation Estate of E. Reese Felts Jr. Fayetteville Observer Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Foundation for the Carolinas Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund Haykel Group Hurley Trammell Foundation Jameshenry1 LLC Jewish Foundation of Greensboro Landmark Foundation Law Office of M. Scott Rankin Morton Family Foundation Multimedia Consultants LLC N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Company NIKE Inc. Oden Family Trust Schmidt Public Affairs LLC Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving Southern Quarters Realty Thompson Family Foundation

The John Sweeney Interview Fund Roy Hampton Park III and Laura Singer Park Chuck Stone Citizen of the World Award Tiffany Alexandra Fish Jane Elizabeth Rosenberg Chuck Stone Program for Diversit y in Education and Media Gannett Foundation Inc. Barbara Lee and J. Alston Gardner Leslie Ann Scism Tucker Family Endowed Scholarship Fund Bryan Tucker and Rachael Tucker Van Hecke Award L. Reed Adams Harry Lee Bryan and Arlene Zell Jacobson

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. - Albert Pike Andrea Lynn Wolfson James Horton Womack Carol G. Wonsavage A. Wade Wood and Katharine Medearis Wood Anne Michael Wood E. William Wood III Raye Palmer Woodin III and Jane Minor Woodin Meghan Brawley Woodlief Brandon Ricahrd Woodruff W. Ruffin Woody Jr. Mary Ross Sherrin Woosley Joni Buck Worthington Justin Lane Wright Kim Mogul Wright James George Wrinn Thomas Richard Yackley Jr. Ashley Elizabeth Yakopec Robin Beth Yamakawa Laura Frances Yandell Wendy Y. Yang Ramon Lyon Yarborough and Virginia Lilly Yarborough Kiley Danielle Yarbrough Robin Rebecca Yontz Jack Gerard Yopp Jan Johnson Yopp Jennifer Heinzen York S. Kyle York Adam Benjamin Yosim Jeffrey Alan Young Joseph Squires Yount Ariel Marie Zirulnick Brian Kent Zuercher and Pamela Prince Zuercher Adams Family Fund Beatrice Cobb Perpetual Charitable Trust Carolina Medical Coding Inc. Crown Communications Duke Energy Foundation

United Way of Alamance County, N.C. United Way of Delaware Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program Sports Communication Program Courtney Juliana Stern James H. Shumaker Term Professorship Jane Elizabeth Albright Raymond Clifton Jones Peter Scott Lineberry Cindy L. Newnam John Alexander Schmidt Kathryn Seale Schmidt Eleanor Lee Yates Schmidt Public Affairs LLC A.C. snow and Kathryn Snow smith Scholarship A.C. Snow Walter Spearman Professorship Virginia Breece Barnes Bradley Christopher Bauler Fred Loring Seely III Estate of W. Burke Davis Jr. The John H. Stembler Jr. Professorship Estate of John Hardwick Stembler Jr.

5.08 | School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Visual Communication PROGR AM Antoine Dushun Reid The Washington Summer Internship Program Melvin Sharoky Sharoky Family Foundation David Jordan Whichard II Scholarship Virginia Whichard Caudill David Jordan Whichard II and Judith K. Whichard David Julian Whichard Scholarship D. Jordan Whichard III Whichard Family Foundation The Clarence E. and Jane P. Whitefield Scholarship Lois Ribelin Cranford Clarence Earl Whitefield Earl W ynn Award Charles Balchin Huntley Eleanor Barker Trommsdorff

Charles Gerrard Society Planned giving has helped fulfill the University’s vision for more than 200 years. Revolutionary War hero Maj. Charles Gerrard made a bequest in 1797, and the University completed construction on Gerrard Hall in 1837. The building still stands today — a tribute to Maj. Gerrard’s generosity and a testament to the lasting impact of planned gifts. Gerrard’s bequest and the planned gifts of others ever since have helped build Carolina and strengthened teaching, research and public service at the University. The Charles Gerrard Society recognizes the hundreds of alumni and friends who have made a commitment to Carolina’s future through planned gifts including bequests, trusts, gift annuities and life insurance. All alumni and friends who document their planned gifts to the University are welcomed as members of the Gerrard Society. These members of the Gerrard Society have made documented planned gifts to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Suzanne Banzet Paul and Ronni Gardner Larry and Carolyn Keith John T. Kerr III Charlie and Margaret Nelson Debra Pickrel Joseph Sanders Sebastian Sommer William Traynor Glenn Tucker Faye Massengill Van Hecke Linda Wilson Albert Woodard If you have placed the school in your will, and you are not listed, or if you have questions about planned giving, please contact Speed Hallman, associate dean for development and alumni affairs, at 919.962.9467 or

Carolina J-school sets fundraising record The J-school set a new record for private giving to

Consistent, broad-based support and involvement

the school this year, raising more than $7.7 million

from alumni is a cornerstone of any great school.”

during the fiscal year that ended June 30. The previous record of $6.2 million was set in 2004. Last year’s total was $4.7 million. More than 1,700 donors made gifts to the school between July 1, 2009, and June 30, 2010. Nearly

Reese Felts

photographer and conservationist, was completed this year. The N.C. Association of Broadcasters, the

1,400 alumni gave $5.5 million; corporations and

N.C. Cable Telecommunications Association, the

foundations combined to give almost $2 million;

Hearst Corporation and the school’s foundation

friends of the school and other organizations

joined forces to establish the Wade H. Hargrove

contributed more than $200,000. The school hit a

Communications Law and Policy Colloquium at the

six-year high for giving to endowed professorships,

school to honor prominent media attorney Wade

and it set a record for student giving for the fifth

Hargrove of Raleigh.

consecutive year. “Our students and faculty are shaping the future

An alumnus established a fund in the school honoring Distinguished Professor in Sports

of journalism and media,” said Jean Folkerts,

Communication John Sweeney, who leads the

dean of the school. “This extraordinary support

school’s advertising program. The fund will help

from alumni and friends gives us momentum,

students experience the world, gain new insights

enables bolder moves and allows us to seize new

and master new technologies and subjects.

opportunities for our students and the industries we serve.” The school announced last October

Jean Arey established the William Arey International Communications Scholarship Fund to honor her late husband — a 1939 alumnus, co-

the largest single gift ever to the school

founder of the Cleveland County (N.C.) Times, and

by an individual. A $4.1 million bequest

a public information officer with the U.S. Foreign

from Carolina alumnus Reese Felts


is funding an experimental digital

Hugh Morton

Funding for the Hugh Morton Distinguished Professorship, in honor of the legendary N.C.

Gifts from individuals and organizations

news and audience research initiative

including Don Curtis, Ken Eudy, the Triad

designed to help news organizations

Foundation and the Josephus Daniels Donor-

adapt to the new media environment. The Triad Foundation gave more than $1 million in additional support to the Roy H. Park Fellowships for master’s and doctoral students, which they’ve

Advised Fund at the Triangle Community Foundation funded the renovation of the N.C. Halls of Fame room in Carroll Hall. Barbara Lee and J. Alston Gardner, as well as

funded at the school since 1997. More than $1 million

the Gannett Foundation, provided support for the

from the estate of alumnus John Stembler, combined

school’s Chuck Stone Program for Diversity

with gifts from previous years, created a new $2

in Education and Media that brings 12 talented

million professorship in broadcast journalism.

high school students from diverse backgrounds

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

across the U.S. to the school for an intensive

combined new and existing funds to create a $1.7

one-week summer workshop in journalism and

million Knight Chair in Digital Advertising that

mass communication.

intensifies the school’s focus on the business side

The Sharoky Family Foundation continued

of digital media. Carolina is now one of only two

support for the Washington summer internship

journalism schools in the country to have two

program for 12 students. Catherine Reuhl and Joe

Knight chairs.

Nelson continued support for the school’s spring

“Individual gifts this year ranged from a few

and fall break trips that allow students to learn

dollars up to a few million dollars,” Folkerts said.

from alumni and make connections that can lead to

“The major gifts rightfully draw attention and raise

internships and jobs in the future.

eyebrows, but it’s important our alumni know that the smaller gifts mean a great to deal to this school.

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