Undergrad Spotlights

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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