Journalism Department Newsletter Fall 2017

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Cal Poly KCPR is No. 1 College Radio Station

KCPR News is No. 1

KCPR was recognized this fall as the No. 1 college radio station by Great Value Colleges.  

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Katya Cengel worked with Keli Moore on story for BBC

Instructors Team Up to Write for the BBC 

Cal Poly journalism instructors Katya Cengel and Keli Moore combined their print and broadcast backgrounds for a story that was published by the BBC. 

Read more about the collaboration between Cengel and Moore

Mike McPhate, Cal Poly Journalism Faculty

Faculty Profiles

The Journalism Department welcomed two new adjunct instructors in fall 2017, Mike McPhate and Sandra Duerr. Get to know them! 

Read more about the new journalism faculty

Cal Poly CCPR 2017 student leaders

New Home, New Role for CCPR

Fall 2017 marked the beginning of CCPR as the in-house public relations agency for Mustang Media Group (MMG), which includes Mustang News in all its platforms, KCPR-FM and the business operations of student media. 

Read more about CCPR

Journalism admission survey

Journalism Department Welcomes 81 New Students

The Journalism Department continued a trend of growing enrollment this fall, welcoming 58 first-time freshmen and 23 transfer students into the program, bringing the enrollment total to 312 students.

Read more about recent department enrollment

Journalism alumna Lauren Rabaino visits her alma mater

Vox Media’s Lauren Rabaino Visits Her Alma Mater

Lauren Rabaino (Journalism, '09) said the Learn By Doing philosophy helped her to continue her spirit of editorial innovation in a changing media landscape.    

Read more about Rabaino's message to journalism students

Journalism Innovation Challenge Winning Team 2017

Two Students Take on the Journalism Innovation Challenge

Journalism students Olivia Nelson and Megan Schellong share their stories of competing in the Journalism Innovation Challenge, a speed-racing, entrepreneurial pitch competition.

Read more about the Journalism Innovation Challenge

Alumni Update

Alumni Update

Breaking news on Journalism Department alumni.

Read more about Journalism Department alumni


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