Monthly Archives: September 2010

Yes, there are jobs! is looking for entrepreneurial, professionally-trained journalists who will help to launch and maintain local news websites in North Central Connecticut, including in the Mass. border towns of Enfield, Suffield and Stafford. These full-time online journalism jobs involve daily … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Jobs, Multimedia, | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Remembering 9/11

This is a fairly solemn time of year for many around the United States, including myself.  Every year on this day, I feel the large bricks return to my chest.   For a long time after Sept. 11, 2001, I felt … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11 coverage, Blogging, television, Washington Post | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Opportunity: Boston Globe Co-Op

The Boston Globe Co-op Program is seeking the brightest journalism students in the area for this January.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to be in the middle of the daily news operation and network with professionals in the … Continue reading

Posted in Boston Globe, Business of Journalism, Future of Journalism | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Multimedia Bootcampers Set Tone for New Semester

Welcome back Journalism students! While you were all running around to Target, Wal-Mart and Big Y this weekend, 11 of your Journalism comrades were running around with video cameras, putting together stories as part of the Second Annual Multimedia Bootcamp.  … Continue reading

Posted in BJ Roche, Blogging, Bootcamp, Brian McDermott, Business of Journalism, Future of Journalism, Jackie Hai, Maddy Blais, Multimedia, Steve Fox | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bootcampers swamp UMass & Amherst

“In a perfect world, think about what would the best visuals for your story be?…” That was the question/thought of the day from UMass Journalism Professor Brian McDermott Friday as 11 UMass students brainstormed before venturing out of the classroom … Continue reading

Posted in Bootcamp, Brian McDermott, innovation, Jackie Hai, Multimedia, Steve Fox, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Journalism Bootcampers Arrive at UMass!

This year’s group of Multimedia Bootcampers arrived to Bartlett Hall — home of the Journalism program — early and energetic Thursday evening. “I had to get out of my dorm and get over here,” said Brittney Figueira, who arrived about … Continue reading

Posted in Bootcamp, Brian McDermott, Business of Journalism, Future of Journalism, Jackie Hai, Multimedia, Steve Fox | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment