Journalism Department Newsletter Spring 2017
Paul Bittick Recognized as Journalism Educator of the Year
The California Journalism & Media Affiliates recently named Paul Bittick, Cal Poly’s Mustang Media Group general manager, as the 2017 Journalism Educator of the Year in the 4-Year Division.
Donation Funds HD Upgrade to Student-run TV Studio
Thanks to a $100,000 donation to the Journalism Department from Bill and Cheryl Swanson, the university’s student-run television studio was outfitted with the latest cameras, switchers and other equipment, allowing students to broadcast in high definition.
Mustang Media Group Wins More Than 20 Awards at National College Media Convention
Mustang Media Group received 22 awards — including nine first-place awards — from the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) and the California College Media Association (CCMA) at the Midwinter National College Media Convention held March 2-5 in San Francisco.
Journalism Department Celebrates 100 Years of Mustang News
The Cal Poly Journalism Department celebrated the centennial anniversary of its student press in 2016 with "100 Years of Delivering the News" Oct. 14 -15.
A New Camera … a New Style of Storytelling
The Matterport Pro 3D Camera could revolutionize multimedia storytelling. As of April, Cal Poly’s Journalism Department is one of only a half dozen universities in the nation to have one.
Journalism Alumna on Being One of the First Female Cal Poly Students
From 1939 until 1956, women were not allowed to attend Cal Poly. Karen White (Journalism, '61) talks about being part of the first group of re-admitted female students.
Journalism Department Welcomes Two New Faculty
Yan Shan (public relations and advertising professor) and Keli Moore (broadcast journalism lecturer) joined the department.
Breaking news on Journalism Department alumni.