Undergrad Spotlights

I’ve been wrapping up two stories this week, one of which became my baby (Cusco) and has just been sent to the desk in Washington, DC and has officially been born! Climate warming may have given Incas helping hand Cusco…

Judy Vue: Awoko, Sierra Leone

I have one week left until I’m officially out of here. I was fortunate enough to be selected for a journalism internship though my school, in which a student is sent to a particular country to write for an English…

Chantal Anderson wins Dick Larsen Scholarship

Chantal Anderson is the winner of the 2009 Washington News Council Dick Larsen Scholarship. Anderson is a UW senior who is majoring in journalism and international studies with a minor in Spanish. The WNC awarded two $2,000 scholarships to Washington…

Student News March 2009

Tiia Koppel wins LAGRANT scholarship UW Communication senior Tiia Koppel is a 2009 recipient of a LAGRANT FOUNDATION Scholarship. She is one of 10 undergraduates from universities all over the United States to receive this prestigious award. Koppel traveled to…

Sarah Wilhelm

Undergrad Sarah Wilhelm is interning for the U.S. Coast Guard—and her supervisor is Communication alumnus Andre Billeaudeaux, ’03. “I am trying to get people interested and aware there is an organization that is protecting the waterways,” said Wilhelm. The Coast…

Daily News

Curious about what’s going on at The Daily these days? Our editor-in-chief, Sarah Jeglum, runs our editorial department, handling all of the material that is published. Sarah is passionate about utilizing The Daily as the student voice on campus. Each…

Whittier Smallwood, center left, longtime pressroom manager for The Seattle Medium, explains printing operations to Karen Rathe’s Publication Design class (COM 491) spring quarter. At right, Amy Monroe peers into a barrel of black ink. Behind her are fellow students Holly Gordon and Andrew Hart.

UW Publication Design students visited The Seattle Medium Newspaper Group in the Central District to tour the home base of four radio stations, four newspapers and a printing press. Chris B. Bennett, co-publisher and editor who spoke with the students,…

“I’m interning this summer at Awoko, an English-language newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone. (Check us out at http://www.awoko.org./) I am packing all of my bags tonight with much apprehension. I am leaving tomorrow having never traveled before. No one is…

Society of Professional Journalists’ Pacific Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition

Two current students nabbed top prizes at the 2007 Society of Professional Journalists’ Pacific Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition. Manuel Valdes nabbed a first place (for Minorities reporting category) and a second (for Personalities category). Under the 25,000 or less…

The Journalism Foreign Intrigue Scholarship: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Toward the end of my internship at The Cambodia Daily, I remember being hit with raindrops as I rode on the back of a motorbike on a dreary Phnom Penh afternoon. Pin — the Cambodian reporter who was driving —…

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