Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication welcomed new faculty member James McNab, assistant teaching professor, in January. He covers broadcast media and video production at the undergraduate level.
In the fall 2023 semester, I spent weeks working with a real client in PR 321, “Public Relations Writing.” This experience opened my eyes to career possibilities in content creation and social media planning.
This past summer, I was a sports information and communications intern at the Iowa High School Athletic Association. I got to spend my time working state events, running social media, dabbling in web design, strengthening my Adobe software skills and building my professionalism in a workplace.
For my 499A internship, I had the privilege of working with the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau, also known as Discover Ames. My experience with this nonprofit organization has been nothing short of remarkable, providing me with valuable insights, connections and opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.
Students in the Greenlee School produced their first episode of the brand-new show “EverGreenlee News” Nov. 7. All semester, students in assistant teaching professor Tony Moton’s Broadcast Media Production course learned and practiced with the production equipment in the Student Innovation Center’s digital media studio in preparation for creating the TV news show.
This summer I had an incredible opportunity to dive into the world of social media and copywriting through my content internship with Deksia. Deksia is an advertising agency with locations across several states, including Iowa. As a content intern, I got to learn and grow my skills in social media planning and management, content writing, and project collaboration across several teams.
Tracy Lucht, associate professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, was installed as the president of the American Journalism Historians Association at the organization’s convention in September. “I’m thrilled to be in this role and happy to serve my colleagues in this way,” Lucht said.
By: Carston Marshall, junior, liberal studies – Jack Trice, the first black athlete at Iowa State, has forever cemented his legacy and powerful story in Iowa State history with two words: I Will. The university, over the past year, has prepared for his 100-year commemoration in his honor.