Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
|DIG MAGAZINE FINALIST FOR PACEMAKER AWARD
Dig magazine has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 Feature Magazine Pacemaker Award for its special summer edition, which focused on the theme of gender and sex. The Associated College Press, which sponsors the Pacemaker Award, nominated a total of 12 finalists. Click here to read more about it.
|JOURNALISM ALUMNUS WINS PULITZER PRIZE
Congratulations to Michael Anastasi, vice president of the Los Angeles News Group and a member of our Advisory Board, for winning a Pulitzer Prize on Monday. Anastasi, a 2001 CSULB journalism graduate, and his colleagues at the Daily Breeze have won their first-ever Pulitzer Prize for their local reporting in a six-month investigation that revealed possible corruption in the Centinela Valley Union High School District and resulted in the removal of the superintendent. The Daily Breeze reporters credit Anastasi for pushing them to write Pulitzer-worthy work, according to the Daily Breeze’s own announcement of its Pullitzer Prize, which can be found here: http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-breeze-pulitzer-20150421-story.html.
|NEW ADJUNCT FACULTY JOIN OUR DEPARTMENT
We’re happy to welcome a number of new adjunct faculty, in both journalism and public relations, to our department this year. Among the many talented faculty and professionals, the following two:
|The Journalism and Mass Communication Department welcomes Melissa Evans to its faculty. Evans is teaching Introduction to Online Media and Senior Seminar during her first semester as a lecturer with the department this fall. Outside of teaching, Evans is currently the city editor for Long Beach Press-Telegram and has a staff of 10 reporters under her tutelage. Click here to read more about Melissa.||Krista Coriaty made her way back to the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, but this time she came to teach. Coriaty, who is a 2003 alumnus, is one of the new lecturers in the department. She is teaching Principles of Public Relations and Written Communication for Public Relations this semester. Click here to read more about Krista.|